One of the most awaited Audi product is its second generation Audi R8. The first spy shots of the upcoming 2015 Audi R8 have now surfaced on internet. These pictures reveal that second generation Audi R8 is now undergoing certain test procedures. The car is likely to be available for sale in the year 2015. From the spy pictures, one can also see that the Audi R8 shares its exteriors with the present model however, it has been reported that the car has been developed on the same platform as Lamborghini Huracan and has some significant changes in its interiors. This platform has been built as per the ‘MSS’ architecture.
The 2015 Audi R8 will feature aluminium dominant chassis. A lot of carbon fiber has been used in place of lead in the car’s core, particularly the B-pillar region and firewall. Because of the use of carbon fiber, it is being estimated that the car will be 24 kg lighter. The car will be as much as 100 kg lighter than the present version.
The 2015 Audi R8 will come with a 4.2 L naturally aspirated V8 engine that is powerful enough to produce a power output of 444 BHP. It will also come with a 5.2 L V10 engine that will now produce a power output of 542 BHP rather than the present 518 BHP. This engine has been coupled with a 7-speed dual clutch gearbox which will be accessible through paddleshift. The car also boasts of Quattro all-wheel drive technology. As far as the interiors are concerned, buyers are going to love it! There is a lot of latest technology incorporated to make 2015 Audi R8 an even more desirable car. The cabin is more spacious, the front console will feature a large touch screen along with other essentials.
Check out more pictures and a spy video, after a jump.
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