2018 Audi R8 Specifications

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$138,700 - $194,400

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2018 Audi R8 Specs & Features


Plus

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)

MSRP - $194,400

Everything on Plus

  • Carbon-Ceramic brakes
  • Five-Speaker sound system
  • Laser headlights
  • Racing-Style seats

Base

quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)

MSRP - $138,700

Everything on Base

  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Digital instrument cluster
  • Fixed sport suspensio
  • Keyless entry and ignition
  • Led head- and taillights
  • Navigation system
  • Parking sensors
  • Rearview camera

Base

RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)

MSRP - $138,700

Everything on Base

  • Android Auto and Apple CarPlay
  • Digital instrument cluster
  • Fixed sport suspensio
  • Keyless entry and ignition
  • Led head- and taillights
  • Navigation system
  • Parking sensors
  • Rearview camera

Overview


Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
MSRP
$194,400$164,900$138,700
engine
5.2/Double overhead cam (DOHC)/40/Gas V-105.2/Double overhead cam (DOHC)/40/Gas V-105.2/Double overhead cam (DOHC)/40/Gas
transmission
7 speed Automated Manual7 speed Automated Manual7-Speed Automated Manual
horsepower
610 hp @ 7800 rpm532 hp @ 7800 rpm532 hp @ 7800 rpm
torque
413 lb.-ft. @ 6500 rpm398 lb.-ft. @ 6500 rpm398 lb.-ft. @ 6500 rpm
MPG(city/comb/highway)
14/17/2214/17/2214/18/25
doors
222
passenger capacity
225
warranty
4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.
top speed
--204
drive type
all wheel driveall wheel driverear wheel drive
fuel type
Premium Unleaded (required)Premium Unleaded (required)Premium Unleaded (required)

Engine


Engine specifications

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
engine size
5.2 l5.2 l5.2 l
engine type
Gas V-10Gas V-10Gas
engine horsepower
610 hp @ 7800 rpm532 hp @ 7800 rpm532 hp @ 7800 rpm
engine torque
413 lb.-ft. @ 6500 rpm398 lb.-ft. @ 6500 rpm398 lb.-ft. @ 6500 rpm
engine displacement
318 cu.in.318 cu.in.318 cu.in.
engine bore x stroke
3.3 x 3.7 in.3.3 x 3.7 in.3.3 x 3.7 in.
compression ratio
12.50 to 112.50 to 111.00 to 1
valves
404040
valvetrain
Double overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)Double overhead cam (DOHC)
valve timing
VariableVariableVariable
vehicle emission
Low Emission Vehicle IILow Emission Vehicle II-
carbon footprint
10.4 tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15k mi/yr10.4 tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15k mi/yr9.8 tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15k mi/yr
intake manifold
VariableVariableVariable
cylinder head
StandardStandardStandard
cylinder deactivation
standardstandardstandard
engine orientation
longitudinallongitudinallongitudinal
engine oil cooler
engine block
AluminumAluminumAluminum
engine mount
midmidmid

Performance

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
braking 60-0 mph
--118 ft.
zero to 60 mph
3.3 sec3.3 sec3.3 sec
zero to 100 mph
--7.4 sec
standing 1/4-mile
--10.4 sec
top speed
--204 mph
rolling start 5-60 mph
--3.9 sec

Transmission


Transmission

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
drivetrain
all wheel driveall wheel driverear wheel drive
standard transmission
7 speed Automated Manual7 speed Automated Manual7-Speed Automated Manual
front differential
Limited slip differentialLimited slip differential-
center differential
Limited slip differentialLimited slip differentialLimited Slip Differential
rear differential
Limited slip differentialLimited slip differentialLimited Slip Differential
overdrive
transmission oil cooler
transmission electronic control

Gear

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
transmission gear ratio (1st)
3.133.133.13
transmission gear ratio (2nd)
2.592.592.59
transmission gear ratio (3rd)
1.961.881.88
transmission gear ratio (4th)
1.241.141.14
transmission gear ratio (5th)
0.980.90.9
transmission gear ratio (reverse)
2.652.652.65
transmission gear ratio (6th)
0.980.880.88
transmission gear ratio (7th)
0.840.650.65

Measurements and Dimensions


Exterior Dimensions

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
curb weight
3572 lbs.3649 lbs.3505 lbs.
length
174 in.174 in.174.3 in.
width
76 in.76 in.76.4 in.
height
49 in.49 in.48.8 in.
ground clearance
6 in.6 in.5 in.
wheelbase
104 in.104 in.104.3 in.
front tread
65 in.65 in.65 in.
rear tread
63 in.63 in.63 in.
turning radius
18 in.18 in.18 in.
axle ratio
3.63.63.6
drag coefficient
0.40.30.3

Interior Dimensions

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
passenger capacity
225
passenger volume
--121.9 cu.ft.
front headroom
38.5 in.38.5 in.38.5 in.
front legroom
40.9 in.40.9 in.40.9 in.
front shoulder room
55.1 in.55.1 in.55.1 in.
front hiproom
38.5 in.38.5 in.38.5 in.
2nd row legroom
40.9 in.40.9 in.40.9 in.
maximum cargo capacity
8 cu.ft.8 cu.ft.8 cu.ft.
cargo capacity(all seats in place)
8 cu.ft.8 cu.ft.-

Fuel


Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
fuel type
Premium Unleaded (required)Premium Unleaded (required)Premium Unleaded (required)
fuel tank capacity
19.3 gal.21.9 gal.21.9 gal.
range in miles
270.2/424.6 mi.306.6/481.8 mi.306.60 / 547.50 mi.
fuel economy city
14 mpg14 mpg14 mpg
fuel economy combined
17 mpg17 mpg18 mpg
fuel economy highway
22 mpg22 mpg25 mpg
fuel cap release
powerpowerpower

Comfort and Convenience


Driving Comfort

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
cruise control
navigation system
W/voice activationW/voice activationW/voice activation
ride control
-Automatic w/driver controlAutomatic w/driver control
driver's footrest
111
illuminated entry

Sensors

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
parking sensor
Front & rearFront & rearFront & rear
tire pressure sensor

Controls/Remote features

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
control on steering wheel
Transmission & audioTransmission & audioTransmission & audio
keyless entry
111
speed sensitive volume control
cargo access remote release
powerpowerpower
keyless ignition
keyfob trunk/hatch/door release
garage door transmitter
homelinkhomelinkhomelink
integrated key/remote
proximity key
Audi advanced keyAudi advanced keyAudi advanced key

Locking

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
auto locking doors
auto-locking doors
power door locks

Window

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
power windows
1 touch up/down
rear window defroster/defogger

Memory

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
number of memory settings
2--
driver memory seat settings
--

Accessories

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
clock
power outlet
2 12V DC2 12V DC2 12V DC
holder
front cupholdersfront cupholdersfront cupholders
glovebox
IlluminatedIlluminatedIlluminated

Camera

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
camera rear

Steering

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
steering wheel
Sport steering wheelSport steering wheelSport steering wheel
tilt and telescopic steering wheel
steering wheel texture
LeatherLeatherLeather

Infotainment


Radio

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
voice activated radio
AM/FM
satellite radio service
3 months3 months3 months

Entertainment

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
USB
auxiliary audio input
wireless phone connectivity
smart device integration
Apple CarPlay and Android AutoApple CarPlay and Android AutoApple CarPlay and Android Auto
primary monitor touchscreen
memory card slot
internet access
Audi connectAudi connectAudi connect

Audio/Video

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
amplifier
Premium amplifier(optional)Premium amplifierPremium amplifier(optional)
number of speakers
5135
number of subwoofer
-1-
stereo output
140 watt550 watt140 watt

Interior


Seating

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
driver seat
--Height adjustable , thigh extension, 10 -way power
heated seats
--Heated front seats
seat bolster
--Power
lumbar support
--Driver seat with power adjustable
upholstery
Leather, nappa leather front seat upholsteryLeather, nappa leather front seat upholsteryLeather, nappa leather front seat

Additional features

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
dashboard
Leather (optional)Leather (optional)-
shift knob
Leather/aluminumLeather/aluminumLeather/aluminum
headliner
Full Alcantara simulated suedeFull Alcantara simulated suedeFull cloth, Full Alcantara simulated suede (optional)
floor mats
Carpet front, Vinyl/rubber front (optional)Carpet front, Vinyl/rubber front (optional)Carpet front, Vinyl/rubber front (optional)

Lights

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
reading lights
111
variable instrument panel lighting
ambient lighting

Air Conditioning

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
interior air filtration

Mirror

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
rear view mirrors
electrochromaticelectrochromaticelectrochromatic inside rearview mirror
driver vanity mirror
IlluminatedIlluminatedIlluminated
passenger vanity mirror
IlluminatedIlluminatedIlluminated

Restraints

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
front head restraints
Manual adjustable w/tiltManual adjustable w/tiltManual adjustable w/tilt

Exterior


Body

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
body material
Composite/aluminumComposite/aluminumComposite/aluminum
bumper
Body-colored front & rear bumpersBody-colored front & rear bumpersBody-colored front & rear bumpers
rear spoiler
Rear wing spoilerPower rear spoilerPower rear spoiler
grille
Black w/chrome surroundBlack w/chrome surroundBlack w/chrome surround
body color
  Camouflage Green Metallic
  Mythos Black Metallic
  Suzuka Gray Metallic
  Florett Silver Metallic
  Camouflage Green Matte
  Camouflage Green Metallic
  Mythos Black Metallic
  Suzuka Gray Metallic
  Florett Silver Metallic
  Ara Blue Crystal Effect
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Headlight

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
headlight
Fully automatic headlights, High-beam assistantFully automatic headlights, High-beam assistantFully automatic headlights, High Beam Assist
delay-off headlights
daytime running lights
dusk sensing headlamps

Cargo/Bed

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
cargo nets
Optional
cargo lamps

Lights

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
front fog lights
rear fog lights
turn signal on mirror
111
underhood light

Door

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
number of doors
222
door handle
Body-ColoredBody-ColoredBody-Colored
door panel
Leather door panel insertMetal-look door panel insert

Mirror

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
door mirrors
Auto dimming power remote heated power folding side-view door mirrors with turn signal indicatorAuto dimming power remote heated power folding side-view door mirrors with turn signal indicatorAuto dimming power remote heated power folding side-view door mirrors

Windshield

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
windshield defroster

Wiper

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
variable intermittent wipers
rain detecting wipers
speed sensitive wiper

Exhaust

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
tailpipe
BlackPolished, Black (optional)Black
exhaust system
Dual stainless steelDual stainless steelDual stainless steel

Suspension


Shocks

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
front shocks
Gas-pressurized front shocksMagnetic fluid-filled front shocksGas-pressurized front shocks
rear shocks
Gas-pressurized front shocksMagnetic fluid-filled front shocksGas-pressurized front shocks
front suspension
Independent front double wishbone suspension w/anti-roll barIndependent front double wishbone suspension w/anti-roll barIndependent front double wishbone suspension w/anti-roll bar
adaptive suspension
-Adaptive suspension-
sport suspension
--
front springs
Front coil springsFront coil springsFront coil springs
rear springs
Rear coil springsRear coil springsRear coil springs
four wheel independent suspension
stabilizer bar/anti-roll bar
front and rearfront and rearfront and rear

Brakes

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
ABS and driveline traction control
ABS channels
444
brake assist

Tires and Wheels


Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
front tires
245/35R19245/35R19245/35R19
wheels
19 in.19 in.19 in.
spare tires
111
performance tires
wheel locks

Packages


Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
packages
Full Leather Package, Diamond Stitch Leather PackageDiamond Stitch Full Leather Package, Full Leather Package-

Warranty


Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
basic warranty
4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.
drivetrain warranty
4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.4 yr./ 50000 mi.
roadside warranty
4 yr./ unlimited mi.4 yr./ unlimited mi.4 yr./ unlimited mi.
corrosion perforation warranty
12 yr./ unlimited mi.12 yr./ unlimited mi.9 yr./ unlimited mi.
free maintenance
1 yr./ 10000 mi.1 yr./ 10000 mi.1 yr./ 10000 mi.

Instrumentation


Instruments

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
system monitor
tachometer
trip computer
voltmeter
tire pressure monitoring
compass
111
antenna
Window grid & diversity antennaWindow grid & diversity antennaWindow grid & Diversity antenna

Warnings

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
battery warning
-
low-fuel warning
-
tire specific low-tire-pressure warning
-
low-coolant warning
-
low washer fluid warning
-
trunk-ajar warning
-
lights-on warning
-
door-ajar warning
-
oil-pressure warning
-
key-in-ignition warning
-
bulb-failure warning
-
low-oil-level warning
-

Telematics


Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
immobilizer
security system
electronic stability controls
remote activated perimeter approach lights
111

Safety


Airbags

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
total number of airbags
88-
front impact airbag
Driver and passengerDriver and passengerDriver & passenger
side impact airbag
Seat-mounted driver and passengerSeat-mounted driver and passengerSeat-mounted driver & passenger
knee airbag
occupant sensing airbag
curtain overhead airbag
SIDEGUARD curtain 1st rowSIDEGUARD curtain 1st rowSIDEGUARD 1st row
passenger airbag deactivation

safety features

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)
panic alarm
remote anti-theft alarm systemremote anti-theft alarm system-
audio theft deterrent
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