Thursday, July 28, 2011

Audi A8 facelift ready by 2012

Audi is working on a slight facelift for the Audi R8 sports, prepared a facelift with the aim of reviving the image of the model after five years after its debut on the market. These are the voices that come from Ingolstadt and discussing news regarding not only the appearance but also and especially the part of the engine coupe.

Updated Audi R8 should come to market in 2012 and in addition to several minor stylistic innovations of which we still do not know the details should be presented with a welcome addition under the hood, where the 4.2-liter V8 would earn an additional 20 horses, bringing to deliver a total power of 444 hp, while supply would remain at the top of the powerful 5.2-liter V10 with power close to 533 horses.

Finally, another innovation could be the arrival of a new speed S-Tronic 7-speed double-clutch that can handle a higher power unit mounted on the R8 on the market today. According to plans revealed by rumors Audi, R8 may be renewed after arriving on the market, probably after some time, even the revised versions of the GT and GT Spyder variants.

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