Mid-engine sports car Audi R8 second generation was officially unveiled at the beginning of spring 2018-2019 year at the Geneva International Motor Show.
Model more than once fell into Photospies lenses, and the Germans, without waiting for the world debut of its declassified in the late winter.
I should add that in reality this is not a completely new car, and the only result is a coupe first generation of large-scale modernization.
So, the new Audi R8 2018-2019 model year in terms of appearance changed too dramatically, but because generational change is not reflected in its recognition.
Externally, the car is decorated in the corporate design style of the company from Ingolstadt, so the exterior is dominated by sharp angles and broken lines.
As a result, the car looks aggressive and attractive, as befits this sports car.
In the face of the massive stands 6-coal false radiator grille, made in the form of a honeycomb.
In addition, I would like to mention a fully LED headlamps with daytime running lights inserts.
Aerodynamic silhouette of a coupe Audi R8 2018-2019 different stamps in relief, much of knee forward rear roof pillars, large vertical air intakes and large 19-inch wheel disks on which you installed the tire dimension 295/35 rear and 245/35 front.
At the stern of the car settled long lights on the LED elements, massive ducts and two diamond-shaped exhaust pipes.
In addition, the stern is a spoiler – at the top-end modification it is fixed, and the “standard” version is put forward.
As for the size, the length of the Audi R8 in 2018-2019 reached 442.0 cm, width is 194.0 cm and the height of new items is less than 124.0 centimeters.
car wheel base length of 265 centimeters and height clearance is limited to a mark of 10.5 centimeters.
The interior of the coupe Audi R8 2018-2019 to his style echoes the interior Jr. “relative” in the face of the model Audi TT third generation.
The greatest attention in the cabin of the German news deserves a dashboard as a multifunctional color 12.3-inch display, which shows a huge amount of various information.
Racing steering wheel is flat bottom, on it the mass of different buttons, including – the button start the power unit.
In the original center console you can see the minimum number of controls – only three “krutilki” air conditioning system with integrated sensors, the key triggering an alarm in the bottom and even a few buttons.
Inside, Audi R8 in 2018-2019, a pair of sport seats with pronounced lateral support.
Compared with the previous generation coupe, they are set a little lower.
We add that the car’s luggage compartment is located in the front, it is only the volume of 104 liters, and hides behind the seats additional compartment designed for small luggage.
Now for the coupe Audi R8 2018-2019 only offered an improved V-shaped 10-cylinder engine and eight-cylinder engine with a thing of the past.
The new unit has a working volume of 5.2 liters, its output is about 540 horsepower and peak torque of 540 Newton-meters is achieved at 6500 rev / min.
More “cool” modification of the car with the prefix Plus had forced a more powerful 610-horsepower engine, giving out 560 Newton meters of maximum torque at the same speed.
Coupe 2018-2019 Audi R8 is equipped with a robotic 7-band transmission, called S-tronic dual-clutch transmission with the function and the ability to shift gears manually.
Engines equipped with Start-Stop technology and cut-off half of the cylinders at low loads.
Available as a proprietary system Quattro permanent all-wheel drive, which is the “default” sends all the torque to the rear axle, but may, if necessary to transfer to the front wheels 100 percent thrust.
From zero to 100 kilometers per hour coupe Audi R8 2018-2019 accelerates in about 3.5 seconds, and the modification Plus 3.2 seconds.
Maximum speed of the car reaches respectively 323’s and 330 kilometers per hour.
Gasoline consumption in the combined cycle ranges from 11.8 to 12.4 liters per 100 kilometers.
Audi R8 built in 2018-2019 on a platform with an index of MSS, which also collected the Lamborghini Huracan .
Front and rear suspension model was made of aluminum with lateral twin levers.
The “base” gets new German steel brake discs, but as an option will be offered a more powerful and durable ceramic brakes.
Steering control car received in the electric power assistance with a variable force.
Note that in the 2018-2019 Audi R8 lineup is and electric version with additional attachment e-tron in the title, which also made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show.
This version is equipped with two electric motors, the rotating axis of the rear wheels.
Their total output reaches 462’s horsepower and 920-minute Newton meters of peak torque.
Electricity is supplied to them from the block lithium-ion battery capacity of about 92 x kW / hour.
This car accelerates from zero to 100 km / h in about 3.9 seconds, and top speed can be 250 or 210 kilometers per hour.
The basic version of equipment coupe Audi R8 2018-2019 gets front and rear optics on the LED elements, 2-band climate control, 12.3-inch digital instrument panel that controls all on-board systems, a number of systems responsible for security, as well as an abundance of airbags on throughout the cabin.
As will be accessible adaptive shock absorbers, front laser optics, premium 500-watt music system Bang & Olufsen, and other equipment as options.
Start of sales of the new Audi R8 Coupe is scheduled for the 3rd quarter of 2018-2019 year, including – and in our country.
Russian cost the German news will be announced later, but the prices for Germany are already known.
There’s a complete set of basic car will have to pay at least 165,000 euros and more powerful version Plus will cost buyers from 187-mi thousands of euros.