This two-seater with a midsized agent incorporates avant-garde technology from the company's Le Mans-winning prototype. Adapted for artery driving, the Audi R8 aboriginal fabricated its admission in 2006 at the Mondial de l'Automobile in Paris, France and was agnate to the Le Mans Quattro abstraction car that aboriginal appeared in 2003.
The abundant amount ranges for the 2008 Audi R8 is as follows:
Coupe Quattro: Manufacturer's appropriate retail amount (MSRP) - $109,000, Invoice amount - $101,370
Coupe Quattro with Auto R-tronic: MSRP - $118,000, Invoice amount - $109,740
New Appearance for 2008 Audi R8
The 2008 Audi R8 appearance an aluminum anatomy anatomy and delivers ability to its 420 application (hp), 4.2L V8 agent with absolute ammunition bang via either a 6 acceleration chiral transmission, or a gearbox arrangement accepted as the R-tronic, Audi's clutch-less chiral system.
The assurance for the R8, which is Audi's aboriginal midsize alien sports car, is 48 months or 50,000 miles, with the aforementioned on the powertrain, and 144 months, or absolute mile assurance for blight damage.
Performance and Ability of Audi R8 2008
The R8 offers a quiet ride with accessible drivability that's abundantly due to its electromechanical council arrangement as able-bodied as the electromagnetic shock absorbers that ascendancy and acclimate aqueous levels aural the shocks based on the road's surface.
Both trim options, either the R8 auto Quattro or the Quattro with Auto R-tronic, accept a six acceleration chiral overdrive, a mid-mounted 4.2L V8 engine, with 420 hp @ 8250 revolutions per minute (RPM), and a pound-foot torque appraisement of 317 @ 4500 RPM.
The Audi R8 Quattro can ability 0 to 60 afar per hour (MPH) in an absorbing 4.26 seconds, and the R8 with R-tronic in aloof bristles tenths of a additional added with a top quoted speeds of 187 MPH.
Body Style and Options of 2008 Audi R8
The 2008 Audi R8 appearance the archetypal lower attitude of a sports car but with an added, alternative architecture aspect referred to as the "blade." Carbon-fiber ancillary blades on either exoteric ancillary of the car, abaft the aperture and aloof in advanced of the rear wheels, run at an bend from the roof to the ancillary air intakes and the rocker panels.
The R8 comes able with 19 inch wheels, xenon headlights, LED about-face signals and anchor lights, and a retractable rear addle-brain that can either accomplish manually or automatically.
The exoteric blush choices for the 2008 Audi R8 include: Brilliant Red, Daytona Gray Pearl, Ibis White, Ice Silver Metallic, Jet Blue Metallic, Mugello Blue Pearl, and Phantom Black Pearl.
Interior Architecture and Appearance of Audi R8 2008
It seems no amount was absolved on the R8's incomparable and aboriginal autogenous architecture that includes air conditioning, a seven apostle CD player, all covering basement for two, heated, multi-adjustable ability seats, and ability windows and aperture locks.
Taller drivers will acknowledge the best wheelbase, and the car's abounding berth that resembles an airplane's cockpit and has been christened with the name "monoposto" by Audi. A admirable arrangement of ascendancy wraps about the driver's area, not akin that of a single-seated antagonism car, with affluence of able aluminum accents.
A rather abnormal affection for a sports car, the Audi R8 additionally provides abounding accumulator amplitude as able-bodied as space-saving cup holders, and a 3.5 cubic-foot sized advanced trunk.
Cruise control, a tachometer, covering council wheel, a cruise computer, and a annoy inflation/pressure ecology arrangement are additionally accepted autogenous appearance of the R8, while alternative choices accommodate a Bang & Olufsen exceptional stereo system, subwoofer, and a abyssal aid system.
The "Convenience Package" for the 2008 Audi R8 contains appearance such as auto-dimming rearview mirrors, Bluetooth buzz connectivity capabilities, a six disc CD changer, and parking sensors.
The blush choices for the R8's covering interior, depending aloft the exoteric finish, include: Black, Limestone Gray, Luxor Beige, and Tuscan Brown.
Safety Appearance of 2008 Audi R8
The 2008 Audi R8 has several accepted assurance appearance including both disciplinarian and commuter advanced and seat-mounted ancillary airbags, as able-bodied as knee attention airbags, an ABS braking system, and both absorption and adherence control.