One of the most prestigious cars of all-time on the international market is undeniably the Audi R8 as the popularity of the coupe and convertible R8 Spyder have been appealing to a high-class of consumers. The R8 concept comes in both a stylish coupe and convertible model that offers superior performance, amazing luxury, and a design that is unique in its own rights. With the 2018 Audi R8 set to launch on the international market, it’s time to disclose what everyone is already wanting to know.
The 2018 R8 will once again debut in both a two door coupe and convertible giving consumers the best of both worlds. The aggressive styling and un-parallel performance will once again be seen, but the exuberant price tag will deter many consumers. If you’re looking for what many are already calling the best of the best, then considering the 2018 R8 coupe or 2018 R8 Spyder will definitely be something to consider.
The following preview details everything on the upcoming 2018 Audi R8 specs, features, price, and release date info for both the coupe and convertible R8 Spyder.
2018 Audi R8 Specs and Features – Coupe and Spyder
The 2018 Audi R8 specs and features will showcase what a true high-performing and luxury car should be. With a price to top the $100,000 mark here in the US, we wouldn’t expect to see anything different with many upgrades expected over the current model. We’re hearing some of the most notable differences will be improved MMI Controller for better handling, fuel economy, and more horsepower.
Some of the most notable optional and standard features will include a refined sports exhaust for the 10-cylinder model, AWD, Limited Edition Sports Package, and of course, Audi Connect. Audi Connect technology keeps you connected to the outside world using the best in-class mobile internet technology giving you full access to real time weather, traffic, navigation, directions, and much more. The wireless hotspot is a premier enhancement for those looking to connect tablets, smartphones, laptops, and other mobile devices.
Both the interior and exterior features will boast Audi’s commitment to refinement including aerodynamics, obsessive, and truly unique qualities. The curves that will be seen in the new R8 which uses the Audi Singleframe grille will give it the distinct look we’ve all come to appreciate.
Early rumors on the specs of the 2018 Audi R8 engine includes both an 8 and 10-cylinder engine. The horsepower will come in around 575-hp for the 10-cylinder engine while the 8-cylinder will boast at least 430-horsepower. The 2018 models will be slightly more efficient coming in around 12-14MPG/city and up to 23MPG/highway.
2018 Audi R8 Price and Release Date – Coupe and Spyder
If you’re looking for a budget friendly performance car, then this isn’t it. The expected launch price for both the 2018 R8 and 2018 R8 Spyder will set you back a whole lot of pennies coming in well over $100,000. Below, we have the latest rumors on the price expected for both models.
|2018 Audi R8 Price||Starting at $116,800|
|2018 Audi R8 Spyder Price||Starting at $129,900|
Early rumors on the 2018 Audi R8 release date suggests we’ll see more of the same as the launch in Europe will come well before consumer availability here in the US. We’re hearing sales will begin throughout most European markets during the 1st quarter of 2018 while those of us here in North America will have to wait until the spring.
We’ll continue to update you on any new rumors and confirmations on the new 2018 R8 specs, features, price, and release date for both the coupe and convertible models as soon as we get more.