The Audi R8 is a 2-door coupe or 2-door convertible (spyder) sports car coming in a longitudinal mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive/all-wheel-drive layout produced by Audi (Audi Sport GmbH) since 2006 to present. The R8 is an executive 2-seater sports car under Audi’s trademark Quattro all-wheel-drive system coming in the Lamborghini Gallardo and presently the Huracan platform, as the first car with full-LED headlamps. The Audi R8 comes in two generations; the first generation Type 42 was manufactured between 2006 and 2015 and the second-generation Type 4S was manufactured in 2015 to present.
This article concentrates on the specific details of the 2016 Audi R8 model(s).
The Audi R8 is an outstanding vehicle that normally deserves a high performing engine to match its impressive looks. The Audi R8’s engine intends to give you both comfort and dynamics with its 292 hp 2.0-liter turbocharged TFSI four-cylinder engine that helps the vehicle to have an immediate response from 0 to 60 mph in a span of 4.6 seconds and a quarter-mile in just 13.1 seconds. Apart from being equipped with an outstanding engine that makes it an unmatched performer, the Audi R8 comes with advanced features to maximize control including the Audi magnetic ride, which gives the driver full ability to maintain a position at all times on the road.
The exterior body of the Audi R8 is indeed designed to backup the incredible engine as it comes with various materials: extruded aluminum, cast aluminum, sheet aluminum, ultra-high-strength steel, and cold-formed steel – all designed to give the vehicle a lighter bodyweight and full time on road resilience.
The exterior of the Audi R8 is just as remarkable as any Audi vehicle due to the nature of sophisticated designs coming with a signature Audi Singleframe grille, full LED headlights, fixed all-weather light, LED taillights with dynamic turn signals, heated power-adjustable exterior side mirrors, adaptive rear spoiler and dual exhaust all supported by 18’’ 5-twin-spoke dynamic design wheels with 245/40 summer performance tires.
For a car to be completely sporty, it should be backed up by the safety and security at most. This is exactly what Audi Sport GmbH achieved with the R8 by equipping it with the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) and Electronic Stability Control (ESC) that syncs technologically, the rollover protection for the driver and the passengers and six standard airbags including front-impact and side airbags that protect the head and thorax of both the driver and front passenger for the TT Roadster whilst the TT Coupe comes with eight standard airbags and addition of side curtain airbags.
The interior of the R8 is nicely designed with ambient LED interior lighting, heated twelve-way power front sport seats, including four-way lumbar adjustment, 2+2 seating arrangement or split-folding 50/50 rear seatbacks, automatic climate control, three-spoke multifunction flat-bottom sport steering wheel with shift paddles and a tilt and telescopic manually adjustable steering column.
It is amazing how Audi backed the R8 with amazing technological features that let you stay up to date with the world at all times. It comes with over 15 technology features that work to improve the driving experience, navigation, and entertainment. Whichever the reason you love technology, Audi R8 is the go-to vehicle. The interior is sophistically designed with the MMI touch developed by the Audi Human Machine Interface (HIM) team for easier access to information that is advanced to read handwritings along with the MMI navigation plus that acts with the finest precision under the help of Google Earth, Audi Media that comes with several options that allow you to control music through either Bluetooth, Secure Digital card or USB ports, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, and Quad-core processing power.
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