The R8 series has always been counted among the Audi lovers as its halo model. Now that the manufacturer has released the 2021 model year edition of its R8 series, people expected some major changes, that were duly met. The 2021 Audi R8 now moves with a V-10 engine with its whopping output, while cabin gets a tech makeover.
Sharing many things in common with the 2021 Lamborghini Huracán, the R8 series from Audi however chose to make a humbler statement, commented an auto critic at the Santa Maria Audi dealer.
What Does the Year 2021 Add?
The year 2021 prompted Audi to introduce the rear-wheel drive setting to be standardized on the 532-hp making engine that powers the entry-level versions of the 2021 R8 coupe models and the Spyder trims. This new setup comes as a replacement to the base offerings of the 2021 Audi R8 models and stepped down from offering the all-wheel drive option that was there earlier. So, it comes as a disappointment to the base model buyers, since to get the all-wheel drive option, they have to step up to the next higher level, that will move with 602 horsepower makers.
The new 5.2-litre naturally aspirated V10 engine that is offered in the 2021 Audi R8 model series pairs with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox to get an output of 562 horsepower. To give that powerplant a boost of handling prowess, Audi installs in every 2021 R8 model with an adaptive suspension, to soak up the undulations of the drive surfaces, while the Performance models of the 2021 Audi R8 series are duly fitted with a fixed damper that has more aggressive effects.
Both the trims are able to soak up the road bumps appreciatingly ensuring a comfortable ride irrespective of the road condition, it drives through. The standard steering has a special setup to make sure that every information is directed precisely to the wheels that can be relayed to the road giving the driver a feeling of being more in control of the vehicle.
Every 2021 Audi R8 makes you feel at home as soon as you enter its cozy two seated cabin. Once there, you will be almost forced to notice the instrument cluster that grew almost in double the size of the infotainment screen. But it is the sheer simplicity in the layout of everything present in the cabin that makes it a cool hangout place with your travel partner.
The one who decides to be behind the wheels, will be even more thrilled to feel the importance given to the cockpit owner. The layout there again, is executed with thoughtful implementations where the controls are placed within an easily accessible range. For example, if you are finding it difficult to locate the ignition button, check out the steering wheel. It is there. Driving a 2021 Audi R8 brings smile to the hearts who love to drive, and that was the sole purpose of the automaker to make this series to voluptuously powerful, commented the famous Audi dealer serving Santa Maria.