Audi R8 Info
The R8 coupe only speaks in one language, and that is thrilling performance. Everything about it, from its aerodynamic design, its adrenalin inducing performance and dynamic handling will have your heart racing as you communicate back to this thrilling supercar.
Audi’s fastest car
Imbued with many of the racing features that come from the F1 track, the Audi R8 coupe is ripped to perform with its naturally aspirated V10 or V10 Plus engine that produces incredible amounts of power. Stated by Audi to be the fastest car in their production history, this R8 coupe sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds and achieves a maximum top speed of 330 km/h (197 mph).
Press the start engine button and feel the car spur into life, stepping on the accelerator will push an avalanche of power through the 7 speed S tronic transmission, but with gear changes capable of switching within just hundredths of a second, this burst of power in incredibly smooth, with no break in acceleration.
A commanding presence
Continue driving across demanding terrain be it the Italian alps of the Dolomites or through the thick forests of France’s Pyrénées region, and inevitably the advanced quattro technology of the R8 coupe will be activated. The advanced quattro technology was specifically developed to meet the strenuous demands of this high performance supercar.
The quattro drivetrain proactively channels additional power into the wheels that it detects as having the best grip on the road. This additional burst of power enhances the handling and acceleration, letting the R8 take on the most tumultuous of mountain passes.
The Audi R8 does everything possible to break with expectations. In fact the entire configuration of the supercar is back to front with the engine located behind the driver and visible in all its technological glory through the rear window. This configuration puts you, the driver, as close as possible to all the heart of the drama. The mid seating is situated close to the ground, this low center of gravity allows for greater stability letting you get better traction off the ground and more agility when cornering.