R8 Technical Specification Comparison

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Engineering | Performance
Engine type
V10 gasoline engine V10 gasoline engine
Engine block/Cylinder head
Aluminum-alloy incorporating silicon crystals/Aluminum-alloy Aluminum-alloy incorporating silicon crystals/Aluminum-alloy
Displacement (cc)/Bore and stroke (mm)
5,204/84.5 x 92.8 5,204/84.5 x 92.8
Horsepower (@ rpm)
540 @ 7,800 610 @ 8,250
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)
398 @ 6,500 413 @ 6,500
Compression ratio
12.5:1 12.5:1
Valvetrain
DOHC chain driven DOHC chain driven
Induction/Fuel injection
Combined FSI® and indirect (multipoint) injection Combined FSI® and indirect (multipoint) injection
Cylinder on demand™ engine efficiency technology
Acceleration, (0–60 mph)
3.5 seconds[1] 3.2/3.3 seconds[1]
Top track speed, Coupe/Spyder
199/198 mph[2] 205/204 mph[2]
Transmission | Drivetrain
Seven-speed S tronic® dual-clutch transmission with quattro® all-wheel drive
Body | Suspension | Chassis
Lightweight construction—ASF® multi-material space frame
Double-wishbone front suspension
Double-wishbone rear suspension
Audi magnetic ride (with Dynamic, Comfort and Auto suspension settings)
Sport-tuned fixed suspension
Ventilated wave-design front disc/Ventilated wave-design rear disc brakes (in)
14.4/14.0
Ventilated Audi ceramic front disc/Ventilated ceramic rear disc brakes (in)
Available 15.0/14.0
Electromechanical power steering system
Dynamic steering system
Available Available
Steering ratio (without Dynamic steering system)
15.7:1 15.7:1
Turning circle, curb-to-curb (ft)
36.7 36.7
Exterior measurements
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 104.3
Length (in)
174.3 174.3
Height, Coupe/Spyder (in)
48.8/49.0 48.8/49.0
Overall width with mirrors (in)
80.2 80.2
Overall width without mirrors (in)
76.4 76.4
Track, front/rear (in)
64.5/63.0 64.5/63.0
Curb weight, Coupe/Spyder (lb)
3,737/3,957 3,627/3,913
Drag coefficient, Coupe/Spyder (Cw)
0.34-0.35/0.36 0.36/0.36
Interior measurements
Head room (in, front)
38.5 38.5
Shoulder room, Coupe/Spyder (in, front)
55.1/NA 55.1/NA
Cargo volume, Coupe/Spyder (cu ft)
8.0/4.0 8.0/4.0
Seating capacity
2 2
EPA mileage estimates | Capacities
S tronic® dual-clutch automatic transmission
(city/highway/combined)[3]
NA NA
Engine oil (qt)
8.8 8.8
Fuel, Coupe/Spyder (gal)
21.9/21.1[4] 19.3/21.1[4]
Recommended fuel
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