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What Changed

The R8 was redesigned for 2017. A 540-bhp V10 engine is standard in the R8 V10. The R8 V10 plus has reduced weight and an additional 70 horsepower.

Comparison to Prior Model

2017 Audi R8 2015 Audi R8
2017 Audi R8 2015 Audi R8
Price Range ($) $162,900 - $189,900 $115,900 - $182,500
Length (in) 174.3 174.6
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 104.3
Width (in) 76.4 76.0
Height (in) 48.8 49.3
Track (in) 64.5 64.5
Exterior Volume (cu. ft.) 317.5 321.3
Curb Weight (lbs.) 3626.6-3736.8 3583-3792
Legroom Total (in.) 41.0
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 49.0
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Driven Wheels
  • AWD
  • AWD
Engines
  • 5.2l V10 (540-bhp)
  • 5.2l V10 (610-bhp)
  • 4.2l V8 (430-bhp)
  • 5.2l V10 (525-bhp)
  • 5.2l V10 (550-bhp)
Transmissions A7 M6, SM7
City MPG 14 11-14
Highway MPG 22 19-23
Combined MPG 18 15-18
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Velocity Index 86
Equipment: Good
  • $124,900 (AT)
Equipment: Better
Equipment: Best
  • $162,900
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