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2017 Audi R8 – Specs, Price, Review, Changes

December 25, 2015

2017 Audi R8 has minor styling changes, but more powerful engine. V10 Plus trim levels bring contemporary style, great performance, and daily usability.

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2017 Audi R8 Redesign

2017 Audi R8 changes on exterior brings a more angular and sharper look equipped with LED headlights and a hexagonal mask based on DNA design. Mask is flatter and wider, and its trapezoidal shape creates a natural flow into the wedge-shaped LED headlights. Distinctive pair of air vents is updated with perpendicular blades. On the back side dominated pair of trapezoidal exhaust tips. Due to a mix of carbon fiber and aluminum-reinforced plastics, the new structure plays a vital role in the considerable weight loss. The V10 model comes equipped with the 19-inch alloy wheels and V10 Plus version has one inch bigger wheels. 2017 Audi R8 interior, according to the selected package, comes of some standard internal features which include a Bang & Olufsen stereo, active dynamic steering with variable assist and variable ratios. That include fully adjustable sport seats and a Nappa-leather decorated cabin and updated MMI infotainment system with the new virtual cockpit, which moves the information screen from the center stack to the instrument panel. New model include many safety options like Electronic Stability Control, ABS And Driveline Traction Control. Dual driver and passenger seat-mounted front and side airbags. Pretensions shoulder safety belts. Low tire pressure warning, front and rear parking sensors and back-up camera.

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2017 Audi R8 Engine Specs

2017 Audi R8 is quicker because of V8- 5.2L engine and the six-rated manual transmission. This engine generates a maximum of 540 HP power and 398 lbs per foot torque in the V10 model and 610 HP and 413 lbs per foot respectively in the V10 Plus model. The V10 model attains the velocity of 60 mph from the start in 3.5 seconds through this engine, whereas the V10 Plus model attains the same speed for 3 seconds. Max speed of 2017 Audi R8 is more of 200 mph. Both engines are paired with a six-velocity S Tronic twin-clutch transmission that transmits power to the quattro 4-wheel drive system of this producer.

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2017 Audi R8 Release Date and Price

2017 Audi R8 release date is expected to be march 2016 with the different price between the models. The V10 model of the new 2017 Audi R8 can be procured at a minimum price of $165,000 and V10+ is expected to be $185,000. Main competitors are 2017 Nissan Z,Toyota Supra, and some more attractive models like 2017 Porsche 911,  2017 Aston Martin Vantage,  2017 Acura NSX and 2017 Nissan GTR.

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