The new Audi R8 at the fair in Geneva
For the ones passionate about the cars, this is the news that will definitely put the smile upon their faces.
Not even this time Audi has given back from its evolutionary design philosophy, so the new R8 is a logical continuation of the story started in 2006, when the Paris Motor Show presented the first generation of this car.
Besides the petrol version on the Audi stand in Geneva, they have also shown an electric model of the car.
Sports top model of the German manufacturer has retained a distinctive silhouette and proportions, with more sharp angular shape in the front.
The last part of Audi R8 was also drastically changed, when it comes to design, and it will probably cause different reactions. Some of them will like it, and yes, there will be the ones who wont.
Stop lights are equipped with LED technology, and they are slightly thinner than the current version.
The new R8 power transmission uses an enhanced seven-speed S tronic transmission with three modes of automatic control and one for manual operation.
Power is transmitted to the wheel with the help of quattro system. Depending on the current demands of driving and the road conditions, the electronics determines the percentage that torque is sending to the front and the back part of the wheels.
New Audi R8 will arrive on the market this summer. The basic model will probably cost around 165,000 euros, while the R8 Plus will probably be around 187,400 euros.