The Audi R8 is a well known high-performance car. Presently the flagship model at the marque, the car has impressed analysts, wowed enthusiasts and won new fans ever since it’s release. Featuring a mid-mounted engine and tasteful body styling, the car has been discussed in supercar sites and auto magazines. The marque has given it a refreshing new look and performance upgrades in shape of the 2019 Audi R8 GT. Here is more about the new car. The eye-catching good looks of the R8 have been improved in the new car. Its nose has a low, aggressive stance.
2019 Audi R8 GT Redesign
The massive grille takes up the whole central part of the car’s front fascia. A pair of air intake vents is added under each of the front headlights. Not only do they supply the engine with extra air distribution, but they also contribute to the sporty, aggressive styling of the car. The headlights feature LED technology and their glossy, narrow shape accentuates the performance design of the vehicle. The hood lies a hair’s length above the lights and the grille.
Built with a clamshell structure, it enhances aerodynamics and gives the car a sleek, coupe design. The massive windshield provides the driver with a wide field of view. Moreover, the A-pillars are slimmed down to enlarge the field of view even further. They also make an acute angle in each of the side windows.
The B-pillars are incorporated into the car’s rear shoulder. They sit above a pair of air-intake fins which are situated vertically across both rear sections of the car. Colored in solid black, they punctuate the car’s side view in a tasteful way. The rear end has LED taillights and a flowing sweep which further emphasizes the coupe design. The 2019 Audi R8 GT has two pairs of dual tailpipes located in some cutlets within the rear end. These features complement the big 20 inch sporty wheels flawlessly.
Interior Design and Features
Just as the outer section of the car reflects elegant performance, the interior is just as stylish. Upon entering the 2019 Audi R8 GT, you are greeted by a two-wheeled steering wheel. Angled such that it is horizontal along the lower segment, this wheel supplies you with traction thanks to its sculpted shape. An array of buttons are located on both sides of the two upper spokes.
They supply the driver with control over the car’s various systems such as air conditioning, phone call interaction and navigation. The steering column is available with an option of flappy paddle transmission controllers. As an alternative, you may use the rod shifter situated in front of the center stack. Drivers can receive vehicle information thanks to the Virtual Cockpit.
The new car has ditched traditional analog dials for a new, 12.3 inch LCD screen presenting the odometer, mileage tracker and equipment selection. Additionally, it provides entertainment, navigation and visual representation of the car’s performance statistics. The car’s instrument stack is distinguished by ac vents and dials. To guarantee luxury, the entire dashboard is upholstered in leather with contrast stitching as an alternative. You can also select Alcantara suede upholstery. With one row of 2 chairs and some storage distance between them, it is an ideal performance supercar cabin.
2019 Audi R8 GT Engine
The new 2019 Audi R8 GT is kitted out with a spectacular mid-mounted V-10 engine married to a seven-speed, dual-clutch transmission system. This engine is available as standard and it churns out 540 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque. You can even get this new Audi R8 with a V-10 Plus engine. With this engine under the hood, the car goes from 0 to 60 mph in 3.2 seconds.
Power from these engines is controlled using magnetic dampers and carbon ceramic brakes. The engine compartment is constructed of aluminum and carbon fiber. Moreover, the car utilizes an all-wheel-drive system also reaches a top speed of 205 mph. This new car has a mileage of 14 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway.
Release Date and Price
The new 2019 Audi R8 GT is due for release in early 2019. It’ll be available as a normal couple with a price tag of $166,150. It will also be accessible as an open-top Spyder having a price tag of $178,250. The most powerful Plus trimming will have a price tag of $195,650.