Audi R8

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Audi R8
R8 Coupe V10 performance-1.jpg
Audi R8 V10 Performance (Type 4S)
Overview
ManufacturerAudi (Audi Sport GmbH)[1]
Production2006–present
Body and chassis
ClassSports car (S)
Body style2-door coupé
2-door convertible (spyder)
LayoutLongitudinal mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive / all-wheel-drive

The Audi R8 is a V10 sports car produced by the German company Audi, for the first time introduced in 2006 at the Paris Motor Show.

Overview[change | change source]

Model R8, as well as a number of other Audi auto models, is manufactured at the Quattro GmbH plant which is a subsidiary of the German company for the production of Audi AG cars, which is part of the Volkswagen AG concern.[2] The enterprise is based in Neckculum, near Stuttgart.[3][4][5]

The design of the car was developed by the Italian automobile designer Valter de Valva and his design team.[6][7]

Audi R8 is available to have two people inside.[8][9]

The new Audi R8 of the second generation was shown on March 3, 2015 at the Geneva Motor Show.[10]

In 2020, the Audi R8 received an updated engine line.[11]

References[change | change source]

  1. "More individuality – quattro GmbH". Audi AG. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 24 July 2011.
  2. "Volkswagen Group Homepage". www.volkswagenag.com. Retrieved 2021-04-26.
  3. "Audi R8 4.2 FSI Quattro Mk I specs, 0-60, quarter mile, lap times". FastestLaps.com. Retrieved 2021-04-26.
  4. "Audi R8 V10 5.2 FSI Mk I specs, 0-60, quarter mile, lap times". FastestLaps.com. Retrieved 2021-04-26.
  5. "Audi R8 4.2 FSI Quattro Mk I facelift specs, 0-60, quarter mile, lap times". FastestLaps.com. Retrieved 2021-04-26.
  6. "Audi R8 4.2 FSI Spyder Mk I specs, 0-60, quarter mile, lap times". FastestLaps.com. Retrieved 2021-04-26.
  7. "Audi R8 V10 5.2 FSI Spyder Mk I specs, 0-60, quarter mile, lap times". FastestLaps.com. Retrieved 2021-04-26.
  8. "Audi R8 GT Mk I specs, 0-60, quarter mile, lap times". FastestLaps.com. Retrieved 2021-04-26.
  9. "Audi R8 GT Spyder Mk I specs, 0-60, quarter mile, lap times". FastestLaps.com. Retrieved 2021-04-26.
  10. "2015 Audi R8 V10 Plus first ride plus video". Autocar. Retrieved 2021-04-26.
  11. "Тест-драйв Audi R8 2020 года. Обзоры, видео, мнение экспертов на Automoto.ua". AutoMoto.ua ИЩЕМ НА 100 АВТОСАЙТАХ (in Russian). Retrieved 2021-04-26.