Audi has revealed a special edition of their R8 sports car in China. The new Audi R8 Blue will only be sold in the Chinese auto industry. Limited to just 80 units, this special R8 China Edition will be sold in series of numbers from 1 to 99, excluding 4, cause it is considered as unlucky.
Audi R8 China Edition will be available in two exclusive colors, LED highlight, ultra-light high strength carbon fiber, 19″ wheel hubs in 5 twin-spoke “Y” design and the spoiler in carbon matt. Audi China says, people will love it at the first sight and be eager to drive it.
Audi R8 China Edition will be powered by a V10 5.2L generating max power of 518 PS and 530 Nm torque. The sports car takes 0-100 kmph acceleration time of 3.9 seconds. On the inside, Audi R8 China Edition comes with ultimate luxury. Alcantara wrapped steering wheel and handbrake, aluminum gear knob with the engraving of the special exclusive number. For more information, scroll down.
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Audi R8 China Edition
We totally agree with winning through quantity, but it’s a small quantity. We’ve spent more time creating the rare Audi R8 China Edition, and hope it glow in your hands. There are only 80 such cars. It’s not important if it’s rare, the important thing is that if you own it.
With exclusive colors, LED headlight, ultra-light high strength carbon fiber, 19″ wheel hubs in 5 twin-spoke “Y” design and the spoiler in carbon matt, people will love it at the first sight and be eager to drive it.
We have to admit that jealousy is a kind of deep admiration. The Audi R8 China Edition has two exclusive colors, Malibu blue body with Suzuka grey sideblades or Suzuka body with Malibu blue sideblades. The two different combinations form the unique style of the Audi R8 China Edition. The exclusive colors give out special radiance no matter in the daytime or at the night, showing the extraordinary features of the supercar.
Big area of Carbon Fiber
Ultra-light and high strength carbon fiber is the top application of materials engineering in the aerospace field. With stiffness and low weight, it strengthens the safety, reduces oil consumption and achieves an efficient driving performance. However, few luxurious cars use carbon fiber in body and interior extensively due to limitation of manufacture process and price, except for this car.
New 5 twin-spoke Y-design wheel
The Audi R8 China Edition adopts 19″ high-gloss black wheel hubs in 5 twin-spoke “Y” design which integrates dynamics and aestheticism. The superb craft and design make the total look full of the unique technological feel of Audi.
Spoiler in Carbon matt
The unique fixed spoiler in carbon matt makes this supercar fancier. The round tailpipes at both sides fully demonstrate the dynamic style. When the spoiler in carbon matt rips the airflow and everything flashes like a blue shadow, it’s hard for you to tell which side you will stand by, admiration or jealousy.
Ultimate luxury is one thing, and being incomparable is another. Indeed, the luxury here is excessive to most people. Shark skin and colored stitching, handbrake and steering wheel wrapped in Alcantara, instrument shield in carbon matt, aluminum gear knob engraved with an exclusive number…Sorry, we only can reveal so much. However, the work of masters can’t be explained in one sentence.
Aluminium gear knob with limited edition number
The design of every detail that people can touch is customized to highlight the driver’s nobleness. As the first Audi production car with Chinese characters in interior design, the characters“R8 ??”and the number are embedded on the aluminum gear lever knob, and become an iconic status symbol. To respect the cultural habit of Chinese customers, all numbers with 4 are removed from the serial numbers 1-99.
Leather interior and high quality inlays
To most people, the luxury of the interior is excessive. Shark skin and colored stitching, handbrake and steering wheel wrapped in Alcantara, instrument shield in carbon matt, this work of masters leads to your luxurious enjoyment.
Interior with R8 emblem
The R8 emblem has been deep into people’s mind, and signals the engaging sportiness. It reveals the blood of nobleness and gene of a king of the R8 family. The interior with R8 emblems further displays the unruliness and dynamics, stimulating the driving desire. From the exquisite interior to the colors, it catches people’s eyes as soon as they see it. The R8 emblems on the dashboard and aluminum door sill trims further give it a special identifier.
Sporty steering wheel and sporty leather seats
The cockpit of Audi R8 China Edition perfectly shows the inheritance of the motor sports gene. The sporty steering wheel in Alcantara fits in to the instrument cluster and the cockpit. The convenient shift paddle triggers the R tronic transmission instantly, full of limitless passion. The big and comfortable leather sporty seats can be adjusted electrically, and the waist support gives the body enough support. In addition, the seat heating function is also available, giving you a warm driving experience in winter. The cockpit sourced from a racing car forms an independent control platform.
Heart beating fast is one thing, and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h within 3.9 secs is another. Please pay attention to the following seconds. A V10 FSI mid-engine in high speed will make you rediscover heartbeat. Undoubtedly, on the new generation quattro® permanent all-wheel drive, the hybrid of fuel, hot blood and hormone will roar with you along the way. This is not a cold driving machine. Its wild nature has been excited under your call.
V10 5.2 FSI mid-engine
Heart beating fast is one thing, and acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h within 3.9 secs is another thing. With a V10 5.2 FSI mid-engine, the R8 China Edition has a maximum power output of 386kW and peak torque of 530Nm. It only takes 3.9 secs to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h. With the passionate roar, you’ll realize its power and heartbeat again.
quattro® permanent all-wheel drive system
The classical quattro® permanent all-wheel drive system is indispensable in such an ultimate supercar. As the best partner of the V10 FSI engine, the quattro® permanent all-wheel drive system brings you unparalleled dynamic driving experience and outstanding safety.
R tronic stepless transmission
Every supercar fan loves to control speed. This doesn’t mean seeking fast blindly. Experiencing the fun of controlling speed is enjoyment of a higher level. The R tronic is a manual transmission with automatic control. It has a special operating rod, and integrates the fuel efficiency of a traditional manual transmission and the handiness of an automatic transmission. This means that the driver can drive and control the speed freely. In addition, the perfect R8 China Edition can always keep low oil consumption when you experience high-speed driving.
Audi Space Frame ASF® with CRFP
When most of the production cars use conventional steel, we’ve adopted the lighter and firmer material to build the dream car, such as Audi Space Frame ASF®, CFRP and Al-Mg alloy body. This is a figure that leads the future, but now you master it as much as you like.