2016 Audi R8 V10 Plus Orange Redesign
The top competitor from BMW and Mercedes will be releasing the new 2016 Audi R8 V10 and V10 plus to the US market this year. This is the second generation from R8 that will have some changes with new powerful engine also hybrid engine (the e tron model). The first generation was released 9 years ago in 2006 and since that day the legend was born and continued with the new R8. The platform is the Lamborghini Gallardo’s platform whiles the concept taken from the Le Mans Quattro. Now let’s see the review from this luxurious car.
2016 Audi R8 V10 Redesign
Now let’s see the changes of this new car compared to the first generation of R9 that had been created a new legend in the luxurious cars class.
From the outside you can see the angular LED headlights, longer and taller body, new and deep bumper, honeycomb grille, overhauled vents and probably the new taillights, diffuser and tailpipes. Overall it will look similar with the Quattro that release back in 2013 in Frankfurt.
Inside the cabin you can see the new look from the dashboard covered with the carbon fiber material, new LCD display at the center which is the 12.3 inch Virtual Cockpit, new and smaller steering wheel, start stop button, new seats with diamond pattern, new color options for the upholstery etc.
2016 Audi R8 V10 Specs
The engines will be different for the two trim levels of this car. The previous R8 used the 4.2 liter V8 engines that give the current car 430 Hp and 317 lb ft of torque. Now the new R8 V10 and V10 plus will use the 5.2 liter with 10 cylinder engine but the power produced by the engines are different for the two trim levels. For the V10 model, the engine will generate 540 Hp and 398 lb ft of torque whiles the V10 plus will have 610 HP and 413 lb ft of torque. The engine will be paired with the six speed manual transmission gear box but there are choices for the seven speed S tronic automatic transmission. The hybrid model, R8 e-tron, will get a hybrid engine that can generate 456 HP with 679 lb ft of torque. With the engine, the V10 will be able to run from 0 mph to 60 mph ion just 3.2 seconds while the 2016 Audi R8 top speed is at 205 mph.
2016 Audi R8 V10 Release Date and Price
The new Audi will be release on the summer 2015 for the US market. The estimated price for this car will be different for the 2016 Audi R8 V10 model, the V10 plus model and the e tron model which will range from $ 150.000 to $ 200.000.
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