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2017 Audi R8 V10

Fastest road car produced by Audi is how the company’s spokesperson describes the all-new, yet to release 2017 Audi R8 V10. This statement, coming from one of the most renowned car makers, is by no means an insignificant one.

However, what does the early reviews about this new variant say? Do the experts who have sat behind the wheel back up the claim made by Audi? Will the car be just as good as its makers claim it to be?
Read on to know the answers to these questions and much more…
First Look at Engine
Audi has opted for a powerful 610-hp V10 engine for R8. The engine used in this car will have some parts also found it the race car made by Audi. 8,7000 RPM will be redline limit and 5.3 liters the maximum capacity of the engine.
What’s most impressive for those with need for speed is that pressing the pedal will take the car from 0 km/hour to 100 km/hour in just a shade over three seconds (3.2 secs to be precise). The maximum speed of the 2017 Audi R8 V10 is impressive at 330 km/hour.
The current R8 has been criticized by many for its silent engine. Audi has handled this issue in the new variant effectively. With the latest version, you would not only love the ride but also the sound of the engine.
A seven-speed DCT (DCT stands for dual clutch transmission) operates the car’s engine.  So much raw power at your disposal means you should be aware about which is the right gear to use at every bend. But don’t worry if you are not as skilled a driver, for the 2017 Audi R8 V10 includes an automatic computer-controlled transmission system.
First Look at Design
The current R8 has the same engine and chassis as the Lamborghini. This will be the case in the new variant as well. What has changed, much to the delight of Audi fans, has the look of the car has been made more aggressive.
The predecessor of R8 unfortunately lost out to Lamborghini because of a timid look, but the new variant will be different. Both the front as well as the rear has been tweaked to give the car an aggressive look. The 2017 Audi R8 V10 will also have a wider fascia and lower height.
The latest version will feature sport laser lights. However, the US buyers will have to wait until they are legalized. In the new variant, the distinct side blades of R8 will not be a single blade; instead they will be broken into two.
You will also get to see adjustable sports seats in the 2017 R8. As far as the arrangement of consoles and controls are concerned, Audi has wisely opted for a more driver-focused arrangement.

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