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Live from Geneva: The All-New 2016 Audi R8 (39 HD Photos)

The 2016 model year of the Audi R8 has been completely redesigned. We have provided detail information including specification in last week’s report.


Today we bring you our latest live photo gallery from the Geneva auto show. You can see every detail of the new R8, please enjoy.

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Live from Geneva: Audi Prologue Avant Concept

For details about the Audi Prologue Avant concept, please see our previous report.


Now we bring you the latest live photos from the Geneva auto show.

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2016 Audi R8 Unveiled

Today Audi officially announced the new generation of R8 super-car, starting as a 2016 model.


For the detail specification numbers, we have covered most of them in last week’s article. What is new in today’s press release is the electric variant of the new R8, called the “R8 e-tron”.

The R8 e-tron will be powered by two electric motor, with a total output of 456hp (340kw), 679 lb-ft of torque, which propels the R8 to 62mph within 3.9s, top speed is 155mph. The lithium-ion battery capacity is increased from 49kWh to 92kWh, and the range is more than double the previous R8 e-tron, reaching 280 miles with one full charge.

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All-New 2016 Audi R8 Specification Leaked

Two days ago Audi showed us a teaser image of the new 2016 R8’s headlights. Although Audi has not officially publish the detail spec, today we managed to get some preliminary numbers and details.


Here are the highlights:

– No V8 engine during initial product launch
– 5.2L V10 Plus trim: 610hp@8,150RPM, 413 lb-ft torque@6,500RPM
– 5.2L V10 trim: 540hp@8,000RPM, 398 lb-ft torque@6,500RPM
– 7-speed S-Tronic dual clutch transmission
– No manual transmission
– Quattro AWD (electro-hydraulically multi-plate clutch center differential, not the viscous coupling type in the current R8)
– V10 Plus 0-62mph: 3.2s; top speed: 205mph
– Standard tire size: 235/35ZR19 (front), 295/30 ZR...

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See the Laser Headlight in the 2016 Audi R8

The current Audi R8 will be completely redesigned as a second-generation 2016 model, and Audi is going to reveal some details of the new R8 step by step.


For example today Audi showed us how the headlight on the R8 will look like, as shown in the above teaser image. The new R8 will has LED headlights as standard, but customers can pick the optional laser high-beam lights.

Instead using the LED as the light source, the laser high-beam utilizes high‑intensity laser diodes to generate extremely bright blue lights. Each side of the laser high-beam has one laser control module which is connected to 4 laser diodes...

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