2015 Geneva Preview: 2016 Audi R8 teased, shows its laser headlights

Article by Andrew Christian, on February 16, 2015

The next-generation Audi R8 will be revealed next month at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show and the German manufacturer started today teasing its upcoming supercar. Audi also revealed the fact that its new mid-engined sports car will feature high-tech LED headlights, which can be supplemented as an option, by a laser high beam lightning module.

Laser headlights use high-intensity laser diodes and the beams attain almost twice the lightning range when compared with LED headlights. Laser headlights will be easily recognizable thanks to their intense blue light signature. As standard, Audi will offer the LED headlight system, which use 37 LEDs per headlight.

Moreover, the next-generation Audi R8 promises to set new standards and according to the latest rumors, the new supercar will be available only with an upgraded version of the 5.2-liter V10 engine producing around 580 hp.

Still, Audi will offer at a later date a smaller turbocharged petrol engine. An e-tron version is also planned and will go on sale in about two years, powered by a V6 or a four-cylinder turbocharged engine, paired with an electric motor.

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Login or Create new account to add a comment!

Recommended

The Lamborghini Huracán LP 610-4 Avio had its premiere at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show together with the Lamborghini Centenario. The special edition vehicle will only be available in 250...
by - March 15, 2016
At the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, Ford introduced the new Vignale vehicles and the accompanying exclusive customer service that comes with these high end vehicles. The company introduced the new...
by - March 9, 2016
Ford offered us a glimpse of what the company’s future top-end SUVs could look like with its recently unveiled Ford Kuga concept seen at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. Ford’s...
by - March 9, 2016
BMW is presenting at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show its new BMW 7 Series plug-in hybrid luxury sedans – the new BMW 740e iPerformance, BMW 740Le iPerformance and BMW 740Le...
by - March 8, 2016
Arash Motor Company has debuted its upgraded AF10 and the AF8 Cassini at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. First produced in 2008, the AF10 has now been given massive updates...
by - March 8, 2016