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Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI Quattro

                                           Consistently efficient

 

The brand claim "Vorsprung durch Technik" encapsulates the cutting-edge technology that is at the very heart of the Audi brand. Not just in the domain of sportiness, but also when it comes to a form of future-proof mobility. Audi consistently applies various efficiency measures within the framework of an all-embracing concept. As the developer of numerous innovations, we have made a lasting impact on automotive engineering. The Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro stands for efficiency – both as a whole and in every last tiny detail.
 

Audi Space Frame (ASF) body

First unveiled by Audi in 1994, it has had a major influence on body manufacture. The Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro is built around a latest-generation ASF. Its benefits: reduced weight resulting in higher body rigidity – something which is especially important for a spyder.
 
CFRP Components
Carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic (CFRP for short) is the material of the future. Although it is of similar strength, CFRP is 60 % lighter than steel and offers even greater creative freedom. CFRP components can be found in the side sections, the bodywork, the hood compartment cover and the interior of the Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro.
FSI®
Every drop counts. It’s not just in the world of Audi motor racing that the highly efficient FSI® technology cuts the number of fuel stops. Special valves meter the fuel with millisecond precision and inject it directly into the combustion chamber at pressures of up to 120 bar. The result is high performance and agile responsiveness combined with lower fuel consumption.

LED headlights

Audi is the first manufacturer in the world to use headlights featuring LED technology for all functions. Dipped and main beam generate a brightness similar to that of daylight, resulting in excellent illumination of the road ahead. Efficiency boost: compared to conventional bulbs, energy consumption is far lower and operating life longer.

R tronic

Lower fuel consumption and racing-style gearshifts – R tronic is an automated manual gearbox with a compact construction, which in turn means a low weight. The R tronic can be operated by means of shift paddles on the steering wheel or a purpose-developed joystick in the centre console.

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