2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus is half beauty and….a lot more beast!
2017 Audi R8 is the company’s second generation R8 that is supposed to replace and outperform an iconic car. Is the 2017 Audi R8 capable of doing so?
Well, one thing is certain – this R8 V10 plus can’t help but steal the spot light. Thus, Audi is calling this beast a scene stealer and you don’t have to be a genius to figure out why. The 2017 Audi R8 V10 plus has an exotic, glass-covered engine and features sharp, angular lines. It is fairly difficult to ignore its presence and look elsewhere when you have it around.
In case you have forgotten, the R8, in its standard form cooks up 540 HP. However, the more aggressive format, the V10 plus, is capable of producing 610 HP and 413 lb- ft. of torque. This amount of power is send to all 4 wheels and namely, it is the Audi’s most powerful engine to date. In addition, the 2017 Audi R8 V10 plus has a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and the company’s patented AWD drive system (Quattro). The additional 70 HP may be too much for everyday but, they are more than welcomed on the track. So, you may say that the 2017 Audi R8 is two-faced, though it’s in a good way.
2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus is half beauty and….a lot more beast
Audi also made sure that this new model lives up to its expectations. The company manged to dramatically enhance its agility and performance by using lightweight materials. The mix of aluminum and carbon composite results in 40% greater body rigidity when compared to its predecessor. It turn out, you don’t really have to tame this beast.
The patterned Quattro AWD comes into play when the 2017 Audi R8 is about to make a tricky turn. Audi developed this system specifically for the R8 and tackling the road’s most challenging turns and twins should be a piece of cake. This car doesn’t only take on curves – it owns them.
As I mentioned previously, the naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10 lets the 2017 Audi R8 unleash monstrous power. Thus, this car accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in only 3.2 seconds, reaching top track speed of 205 mph. Yes, this is the most powerful production engine ever when it comes to Audi. The 2017 Audi R8 exceeds all expectation so far.
We can talk about performance, power, exterior and interior but, everything comes down to the driving experience. Audi made sure that its customers enjoy 4 driving modes giving them exceptional freedom when it comes to driving. Drivers of the 2017 Audi R8 can configure the engine, steering, chassis responses and transmission. You won’t experience any problems with the diverse roads you are yet to encounter.