Audi is planning to launch an entry level R8, reportedly will get twin-turbo V6 engine in the 2018. Just to add to your knowledge, Audi launched the R8 V10 Plus at the Delhi Auto Show last month, which is powered by a 5.2-litre V10. Audi R8 is a much loved car in the Indian car market, when we talk about sportscar.
The Entry level R8 will be powered by a a 3.0-litre twinturbo V6 TFSI engine, the same engine that powers the Audi S4. The engine will be paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and a quattro all-wheel drive system. Talking about the performance specifications,which is not confirmed yet, but reportedly it will have a top speed of around 190 mph.
The 5.2-litre FSI engine at the heart of the new R8 and churns out 610 PS of impressive power, where this range-topping model accelerates in a mere 3.2 seconds from rest to 62 mph and keeps going to its maximum speed of 205 mph. The sound of the naturally aspirated V10 engine, whose maximum torque is available at 6,500 rpm, has become even fuller and sharper. A seven-speed S-tronic transmission and a newly developed quattro drive system that transmits the power to the road.
The engine will be connected to a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and a quattro all-wheel drive system. Performance specifications remain unconfirmed but the model will reportedly have a top speed of roughly 190 miles per hour.