from 0 to 100 km/h
More output, more power:
that's what performance stands for.
The V10 naturally aspirated engine is at the heart of the Audi R8. In the performance version, this engine delivers an extra 50 hp which shortens the 0 to 100 km/h sprint, increases top speed and delivers 580 Nm of torque at 6500 rpm.
The chassis delivers dual aluminum wishbone axles which guides all four wheels. With Audi magnetic ride, a damping system adapts the shock absorbers to suit your driving style. The re-tuned steering assistance ensures exceptionally accurate road feedback while optional dynamic steering adjusts the steering angle to your speed. Standard carbon-fiber-reinforced ceramic brakes serve to reduce momentum.
Role model racing
As brother of the Audi R8, the Audi R8 LMS, has enjoyed success on prestigious circuits all over the world. The closeness of the relationship between these high-performance sports vehicles can be seen in the number of identical parts: 50 percent compared to the GT3 version and the series model shares 60 percent of its parts with the Audi R8 LMS GT4.
The design: the ideal line
Designed to lead the pack: the new Audi R8 borrows a host of design elements from Audi's history of motor-racing. Deep horizontal lines make the Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro even more sporty. The side is dominated by characteristic blades, while the rear issues a final statement with the air outlet grille underscored by a large spoiler. Both the matte titanium exterior trim package and the ascari blue body color are reserved for the Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro.
Interior: focus and elegance
A large, contoured arc encompasses all the controls, imitating the driver-focused design of a monoposto car. The Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro comes standard with bucket seats in leather/alcantara covers. The interior comes standard with mercato blue colored accents, ultra-glossy carbon decorative elements, stainless steel pedals and footrest, as well as carbon inlays. There is no limit to your individual requests with Audi exclusive color and material combinations.
The Audi virtual cockpit:
The essentials are always in view with the MMI navigation plus and the Audi virtual cockpit as standard. The 12.3-inch diagonal display focuses on a tachometer which is surrounded by additional values such as torque, g-forces, lap times and more. The MMI operating system has intelligent speech recognition can be controlled without taking your hands off the wheel. Adjust performance programs with the touch of a button.
Shining form: the charisma of ascari blue is exclusively reserved for the Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro.
The LED headlights are optically darkened and accentuate its sporty, streamlined design.
Spoiler alert: the rear of the Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro reveals a large, fixed spoiler made from carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP).
Character study: the passenger space is shifted towards the front of the vehicle, betraying the racing in its genes.
The elevated diffuser and shiny black, elliptical tailpipes are part of series production for the Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro.
Confronts mediocrity head-on: flat slits in the front hood evoke the brand icon, the Audi Sport quattro.
At the rear, 118 LEDS form a striking, widely visible illuminated signature.
Focused on you: the interior of the Audi R8.
Standard for the Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro: leather/alcantara covers with accents in mercato blue and decorative touches in ultra-glossy carbon.
Reserve yours today and your local dealership representative will be in touch to arrange a personal demonstration of the future of performance.