The Era of Audi R8

August 19, 2019/Steve Tackett

In September 2006—a car was born that has changed the sports coupe culture and led the standards of such automobiles to the highest levels automotive industry has ever seen. And the credit to this gust goes to one of the special editions of Audi—and that is Audi R8 Decennium.

Made in tribute to its distinctive V10 engine—this black-themed luxury vehicle’s production confined to 50 units only. Costs around $214,995—R8 Decennium or Black Audi R8 is a royal ride that holds an exceptional crown no other car holds. Furnished with jaw-dropping features, dipped in style, and inch to inch peerless crafting—Audi’s one of the best creations is on the wheels of pride.

Let’s explore more to find out what its subdivision R8 Coupe holds.

2020 Audi R8 Coupe Performance

Built via Mid-engine Drivetrain Concept that helps it deal with the gravity hindrance and balance & weight distribution.

  • Engine: 2-liter V10 FSI
  • Horsepower (@ rpm): 562 @ 8,100
  • Torque (lb-ft @ rpm): 406 @ 6,400
  • Acceleration (0-60 mph): 4 seconds
  • Audi’s trademark Quattro All-wheel Drive System
  • Mileage: 16 mpg (Combined)

Audi Drive Select system lets you choose via four driving modes:

  • Comfort
  • Auto
  • Dynamic
  • Individual

Audi R8 Coupe Design

Exterior

Stylish, sporty, luxurious—these three words best fit to it.

Audi R8 Interior

Highlights:

  • Wide Front Grille
  • Oval Exhaust Outlets
  • New Front And Rear Bumpers
  • Side Skirts
  • Darkened Headlights
  • 20-inch Y Design Forged Alloy Wheels
  • LED Taillights with Dynamic Turn Signals
  • Sport Exhaust System with Black Exhaust Tips
  • Full LED Headlights
  • Carbon Fiber Engine Compartment
  • Carbon Sigma Sideblades

Interior

  • Steering Wheel
  • Shift Paddles
  • Satellite Controls
  • Monoposto Cockpit Design
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Three-spoke Multifunction Sport Steering Wheel

Audi R8 Coupe Technology

  • 3-inch Touchscreen Display
  • Apple Carplay & Google Android Auto
  • Central tachometer
  • Performance Statistics: Lap timer, Horsepower, Torque gauge, G-Meter, Tire Pressures, Temperature
  • Audi connect: Google Earth, Weather Conditions, and Traffic Information
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • 4G LTE Connectivity
  • Keyless Entry Technology
  • Driver Assistance System
  • Parking System Plus with a Rearview Camera

Audi R8 Coupe Audio

  • Bang & Olufsen Sound System consists of 13 active speakers and 550 watts 550 Watts
Audi R8 Exterior

Audi R8 Coupe Price

  • Starting Cost: $169,900

2nd Trim

Audi R8 V10 Performance

  • Engine: 2-liter V10 FSI
  • Horsepower: 602 hp
  • Torque (lb-ft): 413
  • Acceleration (0 – 60 mph): 0-60 mph in just 2 seconds
  • Mileage: 16 mpg (Combined)

Epilogue

 This two-seater sports auto is not just a car, but it’s a legacy. Currently, in 2nd generation—which came alive in 2015 till present—it has garnered a lot of appreciation for its engine and its convertible alliance that is Audi R8 Spyder. Since 2006, the peak model of this coupe was the 2018 Audi R8, which was in limelight for a long time. Auto dealers are flashing amazing offers on these models.

No doubt, R8 is going to be in the market for a long, long time in the future.

FAQs

After reading the above article—below are some of the most expected questions that can come to one's mind:

Ques. How much does the Audi R8 Spyder cost?

Ans.  Its starting price is $182,100.

Ques. Is Decennium is the costliest model in the R8 series?

Ans.  Yes, 2020 Audi R8 Decennium model with $214,995 is the costliest in the this series.

Ques. Are there only two trims of R8?

Ans.  Yes, there are only two trim levels of R8.