2017 Audi R8 Price, Specs

When the declaration of the unavoidable refresh of the 2017 Audi R8 was made, it caused its fans to worry that the change to the next-generation model would upset its subtle balance of the outstanding performance, contemporary style and the daily usability. On the other side, the automaker was prepared not to disappoint the fans of the Audi R8 by means of the radical redesign to the model. Therefore, it is expected that the 2017 Audi R8 will come with minor tweaks in its internal and external style. The vehicle will come with a more powerful engine for a better performance as well as fuel economy. The 2017 Audi R8 is expected to be released in two trim levels, V10 and V10 Plus.

2017 Audi R8 front view

2017 Audi R8 – Stylish Exterior Design:

Audi automakers have taken a traditional approach when it comes to the external design of the car. The 2017 Audi R8 will come with a modernized sport body with a sharper and angular look. The front of this sedan car will come equipped with LED headlights and optional laser projector high beams. Laser systems will argument the LED high beams at speed above 37 mph, which will help double the forward illumination over the standard system to give the driver more time to react to the road ahead. The vehicle will also come with distinctive pair of air vents updated with the perpendicular blades, changing the slats they sported before. The V10 model will come equipped with 19-inch alloy wheels while the V10 Plus model will come with 20-inch alloy wheels. Material to be used to make the sedan car will be a blend of carbon fiber and aluminum-reinforced plastic to help the car in a considerable weight loss.

Some of the internal features that will come with Audi R8 include two adjustable sports seats that will be easy to arrange for either brave back road thrashing or traveling. The V10 Plus model will come with physically attuned bucket sports seats for those who wish to distinguish between street sedan and the race sedan. Both the V10 and V10 Plus versions will come with Nappa-leather decorated cabin with a driver-focused configuration. The vehicle will also incorporate Audio-Virtual Cockpit interface that will be used for car information as well as navigation functions.

2017 Audi R8 interior

2017 Audi R8 – Powerful Engine and Performance:

The 2017 Audi R8 will come with a V10 mid-mounted engine with a displacement of 5.2 liters. The engine is known to generate a 525 hp and 391 lb-ft of torque in the V10 model. When it comes to the V10 Plus model, the engine delivers a 550 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque. The new model will attain a speed of 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds while the V10 Plus version will achieve the same speed in just 3 seconds. The new car will be known for its outstanding speed of 200 mph-plus. Both engines will be paired with a 6-speed Tronic dual-clutch transmission that transmits power to the four-wheel drive system of the Audi.

2017 Audi R8 side view

2017 Audi R8 – Price and Release Date:

2017 Audi R8 sports car is expected to be released in the market in March 2016 and the price will differ between the models. The V10 model will be available at a minimum price of $160,000 while the V10 Plus version is expected to be procured at a minimum price of $185,000.

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