2017 Audi R8 V10 Specs and Release Date

Wednesday, January 13th 2016. Audi
By JOSEPH

2017 Audi R8 V10

2017 Audi R8 V10 – Driving the new 2017 Audi R8 V10 can be a spectacular experience. The new supercar offers a redesign composition inside and outside. The stunning look will instantly hook you while the absence of manual gearbox allows you to go faster.

2017 Audi R8 V10 Exterior

The 2017 R8 model year belongs to the second generation of R8. Audi uses MSS (Modular Sportcar System), the same platform that underpins Lamborghini Huracan. The more percentage of carbon fiber and aluminum reduces the car weight around 110 pounds. The body looks larger as it grows wider by 1.6 inches.

The honeycomb front grille has a larger size and the LED headlights look more angular than its predecessor. The sloping roof reaches the spoiler at the back. The tail lamps have horizontal shape and down below four trapezoidal exhaust tips protrude.

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The door with a sharp crease adds the sportiness. The new R8 runs on the standard 19 inch wheels and 20 inch wheels will be optionally attainable. The bold colors will dominate; red or blue with black accent and totally black.

2017 Audi R8 V10 Interior

The center console and the instrument panel have a driver tuned design. There will be a 12.3 inch high resolution touchscreen display behind the steering wheel. An Audi virtual cockpit will be available. The latest version of MMI and Bang & Olufsen sound system will keep you well entertained and informed. The NVidia Tegra 30 processor features Google earth maps, 2 GB memory and three-dimensional graphics. All application can run smoothly without lag.

The coupe has two seating capacity. The use of heated Nappa/Alcantara leather with many adjustable role will give you ultimate comfort. The safety system will include the latest technology Audi ever have.

2017 Audi R8 V10 Specs

Under the hood there will be a 5.2 liter V10 FSI engine. That’s the only powertrain that will bring this car into life. The engine has two power output, i.e 540 and 610hp. The German automaker differentiate the two power into V10 and V10 plus. The 540hp V10 has 398 pounds feet torque while the 610hp V10 plus has 413 pounds feet twisting. All-wheel drive system comes standard along with an automatic 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. The V10 needs 3.5 seconds to gather power from 0-60 mph, meanwhile the V10 plus takes 3.2 seconds. A fierce competition will start among the new R8, Mercedes AMG GT, Porsche Turbo 911, Chevrolet Corvette Z06, and other supercars in this class.

2017 Audi R8 V10 Release Date and Pricing

Early this spring, the new R8 will be market ready. With all new recipe and design, the aggressive R8 will charge you about $165,000 (V10) and $185,000 (V10 Plus).

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2017 Audi R8 V10 Specs and Release Date