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Even crook and some-more striking: The Audi R8 V10 RWD and a Audi R8 LMS GT4

* Fuel consumption, CO2 glimmer total and potency classes given in ranges count on a tire/wheel sets used.
** The common expenditure values of all models named and accessible on a German marketplace can be found in a list supposing during a finish of this press release.

“We launched a singular array of a Audi R8 V10 RWS** during a commencement of 2018,” says Oliver Hoffmann, Managing Director of Audi Sport GmbH. “Its rear-wheel expostulate subsequent from a R8-LMS racing car, and a special dynamics sparked a customers’ unrestrained right away. Now it will turn partial of a R8 family as a apart model, a R8 V10 RWD**. And we are giving it a same pointy demeanour with that we designed a new R8 quattro models. At a same time as we are releasing a array prolongation model, we are also charity a R8 LMS GT4 racing automobile with a new look.”

The array prolongation car: Audi R8 V10 RWD

The pattern of a R8 V10 RWD

The new pattern facilities ideally prominence a dynamics of a Audi R8 V10 RWD**, that is accessible as a Coupé and Spyder. The Singleframe is broader and flatter, and a slits next a hood are suggestive of a brand’s icon, a Audi Sport quattro.

The atmosphere inlets, a front splitter and in sold a atmosphere opening grille during a back have turn broader. The diffuser, that is flanked by dual oval tailpipes, has changed serve upward. In a engine compartment, a atmosphere filter is situated underneath a new cover, that is accessible in a choice of cosmetic or CO fiber.

The sideblades of a R8 V10 RWD** spirit during a model’s special status: The tip blade is designed in silken mythos black, while a bottom blade is embellished in a tone of a vehicle. The front blade, a side sill inserts and a diffuser are embellished in shimmer black as standard. The CO styling package and, for a Spyder, an extended black styling package are accessible as an alternative. Kemora gray has been total to a tone chart. As an option, a Audi rings and trademark are embellished in high-gloss black. Inside, a motorist and newcomer lay in foe seats lonesome in leather and Alcantara. A glossy badge with a “RWD” trademark is propitious opposite from a front passenger.

The heart of a high-performance sports car: a 5.2 FSI

The heart of a Audi R8 V10 RWD** high-performance sports automobile beats behind a newcomer cell. The naturally aspirated V10 inspires pristine fascination, with an exquisite sound, lightning-fast response and measureless torque. The 5.2 FSI delivers 397 kW (540 PS) and during 6,500 rpm, it achieves a limit torque of 540 Nm (398.3 lb-ft) that is eliminated to a back wheels around a seven-speed S tronic and a automatic locking differential.

The R8 V10 RWD Coupé (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 12.9 (18.2 US mpg); total CO2 emissions in g/km:293–294 (471.5–473.1 g/mi)) catapults itself and a motorist from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 3.7 seconds, and a thrust ends during 320 km/h (198.8 mph). The values for a Spyder (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 13.1 (18.0 US mpg); total CO2 emissions in g/km: 298–299 (479.6–481.2 g/mi) are 3.8 seconds and 318 km/h (197.6 mph).

Extreme automobile dynamics for purists

The rear-wheel expostulate of a R8 V10 RWD** provides a really special kind of pushing pleasure. If foe mode is activated in tie with a Electronic Stabilization Control ESC, a cessation setup and control complement even concede tranquil drifting. The energy steering ensures heated hit with a road. The Audi R8 V10 RWD** rolls customary on black 19-inch fake wheels with 245/35 tires adult front and 295/35 tires during a rear. 20-inch wheels and foe tires are also available; they urge a dynamics, hold and deceleration underneath high loads and mandate even further.

The spindle bucket placement is 40:60. The Coupé (empty and though a driver) weighs only 1,595 kilograms (3,516 lb) – a repudiation of a propeller shaft, a quattro multi-plate clutches and front spindle differential make a R8 V10 RWD** around 65 kilograms (143 lb) lighter than a R8 quattro model. Weighing 1,695 kilograms (3,737 lb), a R8 Spyder V10 RDW** is 55 kg (121 lb) lighter than a R8 Spyder V10 quattro**. Like all R8 models, it facilities an Audi Space Frame (ASF) physique done of aluminum and vast tools of CO fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP).

The R8 V10 RWD** is produced, mostly by hand, during a “Böllinger Höfe” prolongation trickery during a Audi plcae in Neckarsulm. The high-performance sports automobile with rear-wheel expostulate will be introduced on a European markets during a commencement of 2020; a bottom cost for a Coupé in Germany will be EUR 144,000. The Spyder will start during EUR 157,000.

The foe car: Audi R8 LMS GT4

The GT4 foe car, that is directly subsequent from a prolongation indication with about 60 percent carry-over tools and, like a road-going version, is being constructed during Böllinger Höfe during a Neckarsulm plcae is exclusively dictated for highwayman drivers. Since 2018, a prior indication has clinched as many as 17 titles worldwide in racing, and now a creatively polished chronicle has arrived. With visible cues taken directly from a prolongation model, a new foe automobile impresses with pushing dynamics carrying been extended once again. The 5.2-liter V10 engine, delivering adult to 364 kW (495 hp) as specified by a regulations, powers a foe automobile around a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.

Two innovations make it easier for drivers to conflict for points and trophies even in severe conditions. For a initial time, a ABS braking and TC traction control systems can be precisely adjusted. The module characteristics concede for 8 opposite settings, respectively, that a motorist can away select, depending on weather, lane conditions and tire grip, etc. in racing. For this purpose, a Audi R8 LMS GT4 is versed with a steering circle of a GT2 racing version. The dual rotary switches for ABS and TC are mainly located in a steering wheel, directly within a drivers’ view. This allows them to immediately respond to new hurdles and to configure their personal setup of both systems while gripping their eyes focused on a foe track. As many GT4 racing array allot motorist changes, particular preferences can be simply and accurately comparison before and after a array stop. With these extended setup options, a drivers of a Audi R8 LMS GT4 are now even some-more competitive. Currently, there are 27 fielding opportunities in America, Asia, Australia, Europe and South Africa. Most of them exist in full-season championships, though also in stand-alone events such as a 24-hour races during a Nürburgring and in Dubai. The Audi Sport Seyffarth R8 LMS Cup in Europe and a Audi Sport R8 LMS Cup with rounds in Asia and Australia offer entrants a event to contest opposite any other in matching cars. In a residue of a events, a Audi R8 LMS GT4 is pitted opposite a foe of adult to eleven models from other manufacturers. Fields of 40 entrants and some-more are not odd in GT4 racing.


Further Information
Basic information on a Audi R8 LMS GT4


Consumption values of a models listed
(Fuel consumption, CO2 glimmer total and potency classes given in ranges count on a tire/wheel sets used)

Audi R8 Coupé V10 RWD:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km (US mpg): 12.9 (18.2); Combined CO2 emissions in g/km (g/mi): 293–294 (471.5–473.1)
Audi R8 Spyder V10 RWD:
Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km (US mpg): 13.1 (18.0); Combined CO2 emissions in g/km (g/mi): 298–299 (479.6–481.2)
Audi R8 Coupé V10 opening quattro:
(Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km (US mpg): 13.1 (18.0); Combined CO2 emissions in g/km (g/mi): 297 (478.0)
Audi R8 Spyder V10 opening quattro:
(Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km (US mpg): 13.3 (17.7); Combined CO2 emissions in g/km (g/mi): 301 (484.4)
Audi R8 Coupé V10 quattro:
(Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km (US mpg): 12.9 (18.2); Combined CO2 emissions in g/km (g/mi): 293 (471.5)
Audi R8 Spyder V10 quattro:
(Combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km (US mpg): 13.0 (18.1); Combined CO2 emissions in g/km (g/mi): 297 (478.0)