New Audi R8 Efficiency RWD brings 562bhp for £126,885

The rear-driven model of the Audi Audi R8 supercar has been uprated for 2022 with extra energy, extra torque and enhanced dynamic efficiency.

Beforehand referred to as the Audi R8 V10 RWD, it is now known as the R8 Efficiency RWD, which means each Audi R8 is now a Efficiency mannequin. 

Though its general design is left untouched, revisions beneath intention to place “the R8 mannequin vary extra firmly within the high place”. 

The 5.2-litre naturally aspirated V10 – shared with the Lamborghini Hurácan – stays however now produces 562bhp and 406lb ft (will increase of 30bhp and 7lb ft), so the brand new variant can hit 62mph from relaxation in simply 3.7sec and attain a high pace of 204mph. 

As earlier than, energy is shipped by means of a seven-speed S tronic computerized gearbox and a mechanical limited-slip differential.

Each coupé and convertible variations of the rear-driven R8 proceed to be accessible, tipping the scales at 1590kg and 1695kg respectively. 

New for the R8 Efficiency RWD is an elective Dynamic steering set-up that “gives much more exact response and suggestions” in corners and makes low-speed manoeuvres simpler. 

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