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2016 Audi R8 Specs and Release Date

Sunday, October 12th 2014 | Audi | by Rhey Wardhoyo

2016 Audi R82016 Audi R8 based on the latest spy shots we seen about the car, it shows us that this second generation will be available very soon as 2016 model. It is the sibling of Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4.

2016 Audi R8 Exterior

2016 Audi R8 even if will be the sibling of Lamborghini Huracan, it does not mean that the car would be the same as its sibling. Based on its outside, the car will have longer wheelbase than Huracan so it works well to deal with long-distance. You could find out a hexagonal grill along with more angular headlamps and also taillamps. This change basically is beneficial for the car because it gives more aggressive look. Even if Audi has received so many criticisms related to their evolutionary styling, its new redesigned concept with dramatic and sharp proportion could make 2016 Audi R8 could be one of the favorite cars. About the platform, the car is ready to use all-wheel drive with its mid-engine platform and it is shared with its sibling. This platform helps the car to have aluminum frame along with carbon fiber elements to cut the weight of 2016 Audi R8.

2016 Audi R8 Engine Specs

Based on the report, the company will offer a full electric version called R8 e-tron that could have a range of whopping for about 280 miles. Moreover, this car is also ready as a halo car with its high technology. For the main engine, naturally aspirated V10 is offered with 5.2 liter to generate almost 600 horsepower but 2016 Audi R8 is also offered with V8 naturally aspirated engine to generate 450 horsepower. Both of the engines are paired with 7-speed dual clutch automatic and the manual transmission. R8 e-tron engine is available with for all four wheel but it will be limited with the top speed for about 155 mph.

2016 Audi R8 Competitors, Release Date and Price

With the changes, the car is ready to have a battle with Porsche 911. It is said that the car is scheduled to launch in the beginning of 2015 so it is available to dealers as 2016 version with the price tag for about $120,000 for V8 and more than $250,000 for R8 e-tron because it is addressed for special order. We do not know whether or not this issue has been confirmed by its official but that information are from trusted site related to 2016 Audi R8.


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