After a loud premiere conceptual Audi LeMans Quattro on Frankfurt avtosalone three years passed and finally first supercar Audi is easily soiled stands on the threshold of mass production. On the laws of genre a model, getting the name Audi R8, will be much simpler conceptual, however will manage to charm all and singular.
Before to cutoff, in Audi AG long and measured off meticulously – estimated the market prospects of model and various focus – groups conducted. The Final decision about the production of car at the plant in Nekarsul guidance of company accepted only in April, 2005, selecting from a budget a 28 million euro and appointing as accountable for the issue of model top-management of Quattro GMBH, to daughter’s company Audi, to responsible for sporting models and exclusive variants of execution of cars with four rings.
The workshop on the production of unique instruments of company Audi Tool making Shop, located in Ingol’shtadt, are incumbent to make all of necessary instruments and equipment which may need for assembling of R8. A car will be made fully by hand, about this fact the bosses of Audi mention at every opportunity, adding that to the mass production Audi R8 will bring over a group, consisting of specialists, workings above development and production of prototype, fixed employees, already getting practical experience of assembling of exclusive sporting cars at a start in the series of Lamborghini Gallardo.
A salon is distinguished by bright sporting character: he is fully oriented to the driver, sitting between the panel of devices and high central cantilever. Central part of panel of devices slightly facing a driver. Steering wheel with the mowed lower sector, already becoming the sign of sporting cars of Audi, facilitates landing and landing. Feeling of high functionality and ergonomiñ increases noticeable at first blush high quality of materials and execution of finishing of salon.The acoustic system of help at parking and chamber of back kind help a driver to maneuver in the limited space. The improved radio- and navigation system with a great color display and keyboard of MMI combines exceptional functionality with an intuitional clear management.
On the wheeled disks of various design by a diameter 18 and 19 inches can be set tires measuring 235/35 at the front and to 295/30 behind. A choice is offered to the clients from 8 flowers from Ibis White (white) to Phantom Black (black) with the effect of mother of pearl.
By the way, one of engines from Gallardo will appear and in R8. A base motor for R8 will become by a power aggregate, set on «charged» sedans and universals of RS4, -V8 by power 420 horse power, and for more «hot» version Ingol’shtadt plans to utilize V10 from Gallardo. In respect of external sizes and space in a salon, Audi R8 will be hardly anymore and hardly more spacious than the competitors of Porsche 911 and Aston Martin V8 Vantage.A company Audi plans to create the diesel version of super car of R8. As Leftlanenews reports.com, about it in an interview a director declared the Italian motor-car magazine of Quattroruote on development of power aggregates of Audi Vol’vgang Khatts (Wolfgang Hatz). Hatz marked that Audi planned in the future to attract more buyers the diesel models and for this purpose engineers now work above the decline of level of noise and vibrations of automobile diesels. He did not name, which one a motor will be got by the diesel version of R8. In opinion of some experts, speech can go about the newest 500-strong diesel V12, the debut of which took a place on outlander Q7 this in autumn on Parisian auto snow.World premiere of new sport car Audi R8 also took a place on auto snow in Paris in 2006. Now a car is completed the petrol motor of V8 by volume of a 4.2 litre and by power 420 horse power. With such engine Audi R8 is dispersed to one hundred kilometers per an hour for 4.6 seconds, and high speed of machine is 301 kilometers per an hour.
For the issue of car producers created a new infrastructure, located in the specially reorganized building, where the areas of basket production and assembling of aggregates will be set. Finishing of R8 will be made together with the sporting models of Audi RS, and painting of basket – jointly with the baskets of models of Audi A8 and Lamborghini Gallardo.