Rumor has it that Audi will finally substitute the R8 with an EV, however for now, the supercar thrives on V-10 energy. For the 2021 mannequin yr, Audi is eliminating the bottom V-10, which makes 562 hp, leaving the 602 hp variant of the engine as the only real technique of motivation. There’s nonetheless an opportunity to snag the much less highly effective mannequin, although, as a limited-edition 2020 Audi R8 goes on sale this summer time. The mannequin combines the bottom V-10 with a number of upgrades from the extra highly effective R8 Performance.
For one factor, the appropriately named R8 Restricted Version will get a carbon-fiber entrance sway bar. This characteristic, beforehand reserved for R8 Efficiency variants, sheds 4.Four kilos of mass. Consumers of the Restricted Version may also benefit from the R8 Efficiency’s sport exhaust system.
Out there as both a coupe or convertible, the 2020 Audi R8 Restricted Version options unique 20-inch wheels completed in silver. Purple brake calipers full the look. Audi additionally gave the aspect blades and decrease trim a wholesome dose of carbon fiber. Search for extra carbon fiber accents throughout the cabin, too, in addition to Audi’s Digital Cockpit digital instrument show, a flat-bottom steering wheel, and particular flooring mats.
Audi is making simply 30 Restricted Editions, most of that are coupes. Fifteen coupes obtain a Mugello Blue paint job with a silver inside. 5 different coupes don an Avus Silver exterior hue with a black and pink inside, and 5 extra get Sonoma Inexperienced paint with black and grey innards. Coupes obtain a particular diamond-stitched faux-suede (Alcantara) headliner. Solely 5 Spyders don the Restricted Version equipment—all in Mugello Blue with a silver inside.
So how a lot will one among these vehicles value? The R8 Restricted Version coupe is priced from $188,950, together with a fuel guzzler tax. Spyders are much more costly at $198,850.