The raving mad Audi R8 Coupe

There is no way Audi will release a car the world would not stop to admire. This is us at Auto Mart showing our appreciation for this German magnificence. The new Audi R8 demands admiration, with its striking exterior and notable interior and of course what is under the hood. The Audi R8 for sale is definitely a contender among the sports cars on the market.

r8 view from the side

Image source: Audi South Africa website

Exterior of the new Audi R8

The Audi R8 has just arrived in South Africa and it is here with a vengeance. The Audi R8 Coupe takes no prisoners with its no nonsense powerful engine and sporty exterior. You can tell just by looking at the new Audi R8 that it is built for the road, but has a mind for the racetrack.

The Audi R8 Coupe comes with a carbon fibre build that is combined with aluminium. Bikers out there will tell you that high performance motorbikes that can accelerate at breakneck speeds tend to be built primarily from cast nodes joined by extruded sections made from aluminium. The Audi R8 V10 follows the same principle. This gives the Audi R8 V10 a super upgrade. Making this new Audi R8 capable of performing at the highest possible level.

What will impress you even further is that the new Audi R8 V10 comes as a convertible coupe. You can drop your soft top down when you are driving in the hottest of weathers. The wind will embrace your presence and celebrate your Audi R8 V10.

Although an Audi R8 for sale comes with a lot of great stock features, once you find an Audi R8 for sale you will quickly realize that there are numerous customisation options. You can add amazing exterior features such as mirrors that are electrically adjustable, heated and folding for an extra price. You can also add side blades in gloss carbon, matt titanium and oxygen silver at an additional price. In addition to this you can also add the LED headlights with Audi laser feature to your Audi R8 Coupe.

Understandably, due to the Audi being so well built the Audi R8 price is quite high. You have to understand that when you are buying an Audi R8 you are not just buying a normal sports car you are buying a top range car built for excellence.

new audi r8 interior

Image source: Audi South Africa website

The stunning interior of the Audi R8

Inside the new Audi R8 you will find a host of great features. The virtual cockpit with a 31cm screen will keep your passengers entertained while you are driving. You will also find other interesting features such as voice control and navigation and multifunction buttons for making phone calls. These features will add to the technological capabilities of your new Audi R8.

A standard Audi R8 for sale will come with the following features:
• R8 sport seats upholstered with Fine Nappa leather material – these seats are partly electrically adjustable
• R8 performance leather steering wheel with multifunction plus and 2 control satellites
• Interior mirror with an automatic anti-glare action; and
• A deluxe automatic air conditioning with sun sensor option

The interior is finished off by an anodised paint finish to add an extra layer of class.

As expected, technology and safety have also been prioritised. If you find this new Audi for sale you will see that it comes with a lot of innovative driving features to make your drive as comfortable and as safe as possible such as: cruise control, parking aid plus and airbag systems.

The Audi is also built with the start stop system, this is particularly a great feature if you want an easy way of starting your vehicle. If you are willing to pay more when you find this Audi for sale there are other optional features you can include for both safety and convenience.

For a little extra you can add on features such as the smartphone interface feature, digital radio reception, a parking system built with a reversing camera, high beam control and a dynamic steering wheel.

audi r8 side by side

Image source: Audi South Africa website

Performance and Specifications

When it comes to performance, Audi R8 specs are out of this world. Futuristic is an understatement when it comes to Audi R8 specs. The car performs at a level only a few cars could ever dream of performing at. If we were to humanise this car we could liken the Audi R8 Coupe to Usain Bolt.

The car comes with a V10 engine delivering a massive amount of power. Concerning the Audi R8 price what you can expect to pay will depend on the R8 Audi model that you choose to purchase. Here is a breakdown of the Audi R8 specs and a comparison between the two R8 Audi models available:

Audi R8 V10 5.2 FSI quattro S tronicAudi R8 V10 plus 5.2 FSI quattro S tronic
Top Speed320 km/h330 km/h
Acceleration (0-100km)3.53.2
Fuel Consumption11.4 l / 100 km12.3 l /100 km
Engine Displacement5 204 cc5 204 cc
Transmissionquattro S tronicquattro S tronic
CO2 emission272 g/km287 g/km
Power Output397 kW449 kW
Audi R8 priceR 2 735 500R 3 089 000

If you would like to buy an Audi you can find an Audi R8 for sale on Auto Mart.

The raving mad Audi R8 Coupe
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