With powerful air inlets and a wide Singleframe at the front end, a sharply defined side line that hints at the 456 kW (610 hp) mid-engine, and the high-mounted diffuser at the rear – the R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro² is impressive in every respect.
Performance is an attitude.
Radiant: The brilliance of the Ascari blue, metallic paint finish is exclusive to the Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro².
The LED headlights are dark-tinted, with optional Audi Matrix LED rear lights, accentuate the sporty, streamlined design.
A wingbeat ahead: The rear of the Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro² boasts a large, fixed wing made of carbon fibre-reinforced polymer (CFRP).
Thoroughbred sports car: The Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro² is just 1.24 meters tall.
The high-mounted diffuser and gloss black elliptical tailpipes come as standard with the Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro².
Defying the average: Flattened grooves on the bonnet are a mark of the iconic Audi Sport quattro brand.
The heart of R8: the V10 naturally aspirated engine is positioned centrally between the axles at the rear.
The Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro² also impresses with its 20-inch anthracite black alloy wheels in 5-twin-spoke dynamic design.
Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro² with R8 sport seats in fine Nappa leather, black with contrasting stitching and diamond quilting in Mercato blue and decorative elements in glossy carbon twill.
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Note: Experience the Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro from different angles in this 360-degree animation.
The suspension: Precision in all its facets
In the Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro², the springs and dampers are set firm. With the performance sport suspension with CFRP stabiliser, double aluminium wishbones guide all four wheels. Audi magnetic ride with CFRP stabiliser is available as an optional ultralight damping system that adapts the functioning of the shock absorbers to your driving style and to the profile of the road – in a matter of milliseconds for each wheel.
The power steering assistance is tuned to directly transfer your steering input and provides exceptionally precise feedback from the road. Available as an option, dynamic steering adjusts the steering angle based on the speed to enable extremely agile handling. To reduce your momentum, the R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro² has carbon-fibre-reinforced ceramic brakes as standard. The brake callipers come in anthracite grey and are also available in red.
Interior: Focus and elegance
A large, contoured arch brings all of the controls together visually right in front of you, echoing the driverfocused design of a monoposto. The Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro² has bucket seats for increased lateral support. Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro² with R8 sport seats in fine Nappa leather, black with contrasting stitching and diamond quilting in Mercato blue and decorative elements in glossy carbon twill. Alongside carbon inlays, stainless steel pedals and footrests also come as standard.
The Audi virtual cockpit: All the information you need
The combination of MMI navigation plus and Audi virtual cockpit that comes as standard is designed to make all functions easy to operate, without you having to take your hands off the wheel or your eyes off the road. On the 12.3-inch display of the Audi virtual cockpit, the focus is on a rev counter around which other performance values can be arranged, such as torque, G-forces, lap times, engine and gear oil temperatures plus tyre pressure and temperature. There is also an additional button available for the Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro² that enables you to directly control specially configured performance programmes.