2016 Audi R8
Halo car R8 from German manufacturer Audi is preparing new generation vehicle for 2016. Second generation of R8 will start with second decade of producing this sport car. Company is focusing on precision and drivability for this vehicle to maintain their supercar reputation. Also, they need constant improvement if they want to stay in top class. One of the many concerns are price and eco-responsibility, but company will have enough time to offer best options.
2016 Audi R8 redesign
Launched in 2006, it was continuation of Quattro, but since then R8 has evolutioned and new model will be refreshed and restyled. However, design hasn’t changed in general, but we will have impression that we look at brand new car. Now, 2016 Audi R8 will be modern, aggressive sporty look vehicle, with more angular appearance. Interior will be also changed, as well as engine lineup which is being prepared for 2016 R8.
Interior will be pretty similar to new TT’s cabin. But, it will also feature some unique parts and accents. However, engineers are doing their best to maintain reputation of R8 as one of the best vehicle from Audi. But, competition is also busy with development, so 2016 Audi R8 will face supercars from other companies Ferrari 458 Italia, Lamborghini Gallardo, McLaren MP4-12C, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, Nissan GT-R.
2016 Audi R8 engine
Engine lineup for the 2016 Audi R8 is not prepared yet, but from leaked information, it is said that the car will be powered by twin-turbo V8 and a naturally aspirated V10. Also, some rumors tell that plug-in hybrid is possible for new R8. If that happens, e-tron nameplate will be back in market. There are also some more plans, such as diesel engine. However, there is still enough time to pick and develop excellent drivetrain for this supercar. Audi recently introduced S-tronic seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and it is believed that exactly this gearbox will distribute power to the wheels. However, another possibility is 6-speed manual transmission.
2016 Audi R8 release date and price
Arrival of the 2016 Audi R8 is expected during the second half of 2015, but as 2016 year model. Price should start somewhere around $120.000, but still far away from launch, it is not definitely.