Second generation of Audi’s supercar will be a nice surprise for all racing fans. New 2017 Audi R8 comes better looking and more comfortable than ever.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR
The overall look of the exterior will be more aggressive, with sharper lines. New model will be built on the MSS platform. Comparing to its predecessor, it will be 110 pounds lighter thanks to the use of aluminum and carbon fiber. New R8 will come with a set of 19-inch alloy wheels, while the 20-inch wheels will also be available. Wider trapezoidal grille and stylish LED headlights will give the front side of the vehicle a more attractive look. Nothing short of stunning will be seen inside the cabin as well. Seats will be covered in leather and will come with a heating and power-adjustable options. New 2017 Audi R8 will also be equipped with many amazing high-tech features that will further improve quality and safety levels of this supercar.
2017 AUDI R8 ENGINE
As always, Audi will not disappoint with the engine of their new model. As with the previous generation, new R8 will be offered in V10 and V10 Plus versions. The V10 version will come with a 5.2-liter V10 engine that will be able to produce around 540 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque. The V10 Plus model of the new 2017 Audi R8 will be equipped with the same engine. However, it will be capable of delivering up to 610 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque. Both of these engines will be paired with an 7-speed S Tronic dual-clutch transmission system and come with the all-wheel drive system as a standard. Audi also promises improvements with the fuel economy, but the ratings have not yet been released. New model will be able to accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 3.2 seconds and reach the top speed of 205 mph.
RELEASE DATE AND EXPECTED PRICE
New 2017 Audi R8 is expected to be available for sale in the first half of 2016. This luxury model will definitely not be in everyone’s price range. Price for the V10 model will start at around $165,000 while the base price for the V10 Plus is expected to be $185,000.