Audi says – “They have a defined motto which based on winning through quantity”. But it’s a small quantity as creating the rare Audi R8 China Edition as it requires more time and effort to make it glow in their customer hands. The limited edition Audi R8 for China has only 80 such cars. At the very first sight people are attracted towards its LED headlight, ultra-light high strength carbon fiber, 19″ wheel hubs in 5 twin-spoke “Y” design and the spoiler in carbon matt and so exclusive colors. They just go crazy to drive it.
Nobody can deny the fact that jealousy is a kind of deep adoration. There are two exclusive colors of Audi R8 China Edition, Malibu blue body with Suzuka grey side blades or Suzuka body with Malibu blue side blades. The unique style of the R8 China Edition is due to its great color combinations. The exclusive colors give out special brilliance in the daytime, also at night. The extraordinary features of the Super-Car are magnificent. The aerospace field requires ultra-light and high strength carbon fiber as its top application of materials engineering. The inflexible and low weight features reinforce the safety and reduces oil consumption for achieving an efficacious driving performance. Except for this car, few luxurious cars use carbon fiber in body and interior extensively due to limitation of manufacture process and price.
The integrated dynamics and aestheticism of Audi R8 China Edition is a result of 19″ high-gloss black wheel hubs in 5 twin-spoke “Y” design. The splendid craft and design make the total look full of the unique technological feel of Audi. The round tailpipes at both sides fully evince the dynamic style. The unique fixed spoiler in carbon matt makes this Super-Car grand. When the spoiler in carbon matt pulls the airflow and everything glint like a blue shadow, people gets into the dilemma of deciding between admiration or jealousy.
Utmost luxury is one aspect which can not be compared with another. True luxury of Sports Car, is exorbitant to most people. Its Shark skin and colored stitching, handbrake and steering wheel wrapped in Alcantara, instrument shield in carbon matt is enormously brilliant. It has aluminum gear knob engraved with an exclusive number. Nothing more can be revealed about it. Really, the work of masters can’t be described in one sentence.
Every bit of its unique design that people can touch is modified to accentuate the driver’s nobleness. The first Audi production car has the Chinese characters in interior design. The aluminum gear lever knob has these characters”R8 专享”and the number embedded on it which becomes an iconic status symbol. All numbers with 4 are removed from the serial numbers 1-99 to respect the cultural habit of Chinese customers.
The luxury of the interior is undue for most people. The work of masters paved way to your sumptuous enjoyment with Shark skin and colored stitching, handbrake and steering wheel wrapped in Alcantara, instrument shield in carbon matt.
The impacts of R8 emblem has been deep into people’s mind, and signifies the alluring sportiness. It brings to view 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. Looking the delicate interior to the exclusive colors, people’s eyes are illusion with craze as they see it. The R8 emblems on the dashboard and aluminum door sill trims further give it a special adorance.
The Audi R8 V10 5.2 FSI mid-engine with quattro® permanent All-Wheel Drive system unveils unparalleled dynamic driving experience and outstanding safety. The R8 can accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.9 seconds. With a V10 engine with displacement of 5204(cm3), the R8 China Edition has a maximum power output of 525 hp[i.e. 386kW] at 8000 RPM and peak torque of 530Nm at 6500 RPM. It only takes 3.9 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h. Audi has adopted the lighter and firmer material to build the dream car.
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Technical Specification Audi R8 China Edition:
|Audi R8 China edition|
|Engine model||Mid-engine, high-revving, 5.2 litres FSI, V-10 Cylinders|
|Max. output [Kw(bhp)at rpm]||386(525) / 8000|
|Max. torque [Nm at rpm]||530/6500|
|Emission||Meet CN Ⅳ standard and BJ Ⅴ standard|
|Drive system||quattro®，permanent four-wheel drive|
|Front Axes||Double Wishbone|
|Rear Axes||Double Wishbone|
|Brakes||Disc Brakes, front/rear ventilated|
|Wheel size||Front: 8.5J x 19 Rear: 11J x 19|
|Tyre sizes||Front: 235/35 R19 91Y Rear:305/30 R19 91Y|
|Steering||Power steering assistance|
|Acceleration, 0-100km/h [s]||3.9|
|Top speed [km/h]||316|
|Urban consumption [L/100km]||23.4|
|Extra-urban consumption [L/100km]||10.4|
|Combined consumption [L/100km]||15.2|
|Length x Width x Height [mm]||4434x1930x1242|
|Boot capacity [L]||100|
|Fuel tank capacity, approx. [L]||90|
|Unladen weight [kg]||1655|
|Funtionality Equipments||Driver information systemMulti-functional displaying screenSeats heating
Electric seat adjustment
Electric lumbar support for both front sport seats
Inlays, Micrometallic grey
Pedals and footrest in aluminium look
LED headlight, with healight washer system
Rear lights in full-LED technology
Windscreen with heat-insulating glass and green tinted strip
Windscreen washing system
Engine compartment with lighting
Outside rear view mirror. Electrically adjustable/ heated
Inside rear view mirror. Automatic anti-glare, with light/rain sensor and digital compass display
Preparation for mobile phone (Bluetooth) incl. belt microphone
Cruise control system
Automatic air conditioning, with sun sensor
Audi parking system advanced (Include front and rear)
CD Player(MP3 Function)
Radio Concert System
Bang & Olufsen Sound System
Ashtray at front and cigarette lighter
90L Tank cap with embossed R8 logo
|Safety Equipments||Full-size airbags for driver and front passenger,activated in two stagesElectronic stabilisation programme ESP,networks the ABS, EBD, ASR and EDL systems with its own
sensors and compares actual driving data with reference data;Side airbags (head/thorax), integrated into backrests.Tire pressure monitor system
Power steering assistance
ASF®（Audi space frame）Innovative combination of aluminium and steel,with higher rigidity which provides more dynamism,directional stability and greater safety
Seat belts: three-point inertia-reel belts for both front seats;belt tensioners and belt-force limiters for the front seats;
Belt monitoring, sensor in belt catch for driver and front passenger
Safety steering column, complements the protective potential of seat belt and airbag; with mechanical tilt and axial adjustment
Side impact protection, consisting of flexurally resistant aluminium impact members in the doors,with activation of the side airbags via pressure sensors in the doors; protective side padding in the doors
Audi backguard, in case of a collision from behind
Anti-theft protection system
Locking wheel bolts
First aid kit and warning triangle
radio remote controlled central locking
Vehicle tool kit
Tire mobility system
|Exterior||exclusive sidebalde colourLightweight exterior mirrors in carbon matt, mirror base in aluminiumLED rear light clusters in specific design, in clear glass look, and rear light insert in black
Engine cover carbon
New 5 twin-spoke Y-design wheel
Fixed rear wing in carbon matt
Slats and bumper partially in matt titanium grey
Audi single-frame grille: Radiator grille in matt black; radiator grille surround and bars in matt titanium grey
front spoiler and flics in carbon matt
Front and rear air intakes/outletsin matt black
Lightweight tailpipes in matt black
Enlarged diffuser in carbon matt
|Interior||Instrument panel hood and instrument cluster in carbon mattSports steering wheel in Alcantara with contrasting stitching and shift paddlesAluminium gear knob with limited edition number
Door sill trim in carbon matt
Knee pad with contrast stitching
Centre console inlays in body colour
Handbrake lever in Alcantara
Door trim with contrast stitching
Door trim inserts in body colour
Sports seats with contrasting stitching and piping in trim colour
|Notes：（1）O : Optional equipments.（2）Contents in the catalog are based on information available at the time of printing, Considering the continuous product changes and updates, certain equipments and specifications may differ with the vehicles marketed.|
Auto Press Release 2012
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 专享”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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Auto Press Release Source : Audi