2014 Audi R8 GT



2014 Audi R8 GT

Usage of graphite-increased plastic (CFRP) for your rear ‘bonnet’ has removed one more 6.6 kilos, together with a brand new CFRP rear bumper and CFRP sideblades also save 5.2 and 1.5 kilos correspondingly. Having its minimal weight and incredibly high strength, CFRP is the best material for just about any high-performance fancy car, and Audi has broad-based understanding of their use.

The technical facets of the R8 GT weren’t overlooked either. One kilogram remains deducted within the brake system, four kilos within the aluminium caps in the brake dvd disks, 9.4 kilos within the battery, 2.3 kilos in mid-air intake module and two.8 kilos within the insulation in the engine compartment.

The interior also offered substantial weight-saving potential. Numerous particulars are actually further refined, key of those to become the fitting of lightweight carpeting which comprises about 7.9 kilos and setting up bucket seats getting a glass-increased plastic (GRP) chassis which cut 31.5 kilos.

With one another the detail changes decrease the kerb weight in the R8 from 1,625kg to a single,525kg, and so are combined having a 35PS boost towards the development of the V10 FSI engine, taking it to 560PS and obtaining an incredible energy-to-weight ratio of 367PS per ton. Having its distinctive red-colored-colored coloured cylinder mind covers, the direct injection V10 gas engine inside the R8 GT provides its 540Nm torque peak at 6,500rpm but tend to rev positively to 8,700rpm.

Consequently, the super vehicle can catapult in the standing start to 62mph in 3.6 seconds, from relaxation to 124mph in 10.8 seconds and, where conditions permit, onto 199mph – the finest top speed ever released having a road-going Audi. A combined economy figure of 20.6mpg certifies that despite offering a lot more breathtaking performance the R8 GT also remains an operating proposition more than just periodic use.

Gear modifications within the R8 GT are addressed through the R tronic consecutive stick change without exception. Due to its electrohydraulic clutch and switching unit it changes through all its six gears within 1 / 10 from the second at high load and engine speed, therefore it may are employed in Normal, Sport and ‘manual’ modes.

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