2020 Audi R8 V10

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Last year, Audi announced its intention to bring back a new version of the sports car series R8 that is not a Quattro. This is not only the change. In the new car, Audi uses the name RWD instead of the RWS for rear-wheel drive models. In addition, the new R8 RWD’in both Coupe and Spyder models announced the future. Rear wheel drive 2020 R8 comes standard with a black front panel, side sill inserts and a glossy black painted diffuser. Optionally, however, the vehicle’s carbon package may also be preferred. Open-top version of the vehicle can also be ordered with a black appearance package and the body can be painted in a new color called ‘Kemora gray’. It will also have personalization features such as bright black-looking logos.

New R8 uses Audi’s 5.2-litre V10 engine. Power from the 5.2L V10 sits at 540 PS which is 39 and 79 hp lower than the current quattro and Performance R8’s, but is available 1,500 rpm lower in the rev range. Torque is down by about 30 lb-ft which should offset by a lower kerb weight of just 1,595 kg. Reduction of drivetrain components has helped in this regard, which should go some way to decreasing the performance gap to the higher spec models. Perhaps the biggest area of performance to be affected is the 0-62 mph acceleration time, which is now 0.6 seconds slower thanks in large part to the absence of the quattro all-wheel drive.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Engine: 5.2L V10
Weight: 1,595 kg / 3,516 lbs
Power: 397 kW / 533 hp / 540 PS
0-100 kph: 3.7 seconds
Torque: 540 Nm / 398 lb-ft
Top Speed: 320 kph / 199 mph

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