The R8 Audi is Germany’s response to high-profile sports cars that have placed the markets over the years. Having evolved greatly over the last few decades, German auto companies have taken great pride in implementing various changes to make sports vehicles a significant portion of their arsenal. One of the vehicles that are now being widely awaited is the 2017 Audi R8, which recently showed off its 3-D render version in all its might and glory. Regarding popularity of this company, no special mention needs to be made as it is considered to be a top choice of luxury car riders around the world.
2017 Audi R8 – Magnificent Exterior Design
As an aggressive styling theme is quickly becoming trendy, Audi has followed in the footsteps of Volkswagen and made 2017 Audi R8 look sensationally intimidating. This visual cue that will greatly appeal to the younger generation is their love to sport futuristic models that look straight out of a sci-fi movie. To bring out this aggressive appearance, the company has infused various changes in the form of sharper edges that lend an increased variation in dimensions, sleeker headlights equipped with LED technology, and a brand-new grille sporting a hexagonal pattern. Fog lamps have been added in front while twin exhausts have found a place on the car’s rear, and overall the aerodynamics is highly impressive.
According to speculations, this model will be based on a new platform that will allow it to weigh lesser than before as well as give better fuel economy. Audi has truly made this upcoming 2017 R8 worthy of being a sports model, as far as exterior visuals are concerned.
Being a Audi sports car, the new 2017 R8 looks the part on the inside as it is filled with ultramodern technology amenities that are meant to guide the drivers in racing tracks, the best way possible. The previous cabin has now been replaced by somewhat of a cockpit, and everything has been retouched to align towards the car’s racing roots. That being said, comfort aspect has been redone by featuring sports seats are a choice in carbon shells seats. Some features that are truly worthy of noting are:
- Infotainment system consisting of 12.3 inches screen.
- NVidia Tegra processor with 2GB memory.
- Google Earth map display.
- A separate display solely existing for navigation.
- Virtual cockpit screen.
Overall, it can be said that the interior of this vehicle is one of the best to have been put forward in recent times. There is absolutely nothing we would want changed in the final release.
2017 Audi R8 – Powerful Engine
With the aim of reducing air pollution as much as possible, or has brought various upgrades to better equip its engines to be more environment friendly. The upcoming 2017 Audi R8 will reportedly be powered by a 5.2 L V10 engine that is capable of generating a maximum of 610 HP. The hybrid variant is being equipped with an e-tron engine performs its function as well and releases least amount of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Despite being sport legal, this model is actually very easy to ride around in streets as there is a host of control features that never lets the car’s maneuverability get out of hand.
As regards to 2017 Audi R8’s performance, it has been measured to go from 0-100 km/hr. in a time of just 3.9 seconds. Now that is an impressive figure worthy of boasting. Fuel economy is rated at 12.3 L per hundred kilometers, which is extremely modest as far as European test standards go.
2017 Audi R8 – Release Date and Expected Price
As you would have normally come to expect, no sports car comes cheap; this is especially true when it happens to be from one of the most globally renowned automakers in the world. Audi has priced this model to start from $117,000 and extend all the way up to $180,000 for the premium version. The 2017 Audi R8 will probably see its release sometime during the end of 2016.