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    By admin


    January 18, 2007


    Source: Audi AG


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    Body:

  • Powerfully dynamic, elegant design
  • Lightweight aluminium body based on Audi Space Frame
  • Aerodynamic negative lift for high directional stability
  • Dimensions: L 4.43 m, W 1.90 m, H 1.25 m, wheelbase 2.65 m
  • Generous amount of space for a mid-engine sports car
  • Luggage compartment 100 l at front, a further 90 l behind the seats

    Road performance:

  • Acceleration 4.6 seconds
  • Top speed 301 km/h

    Engine:

  • High-revving V8 developing 309 kW (420 bhp), 430 Nm between 4,500 and 6,000 rpm
  • FSI petrol direct injection
  • Dry sump lubrication for a low centre of gravity and high loadability

    Transmission and drivetrain:

  • Six-speed manual gearbox with short gearshift travel
  • R tronic sequential gearbox (optional)
  • quattro permanent four-wheel drive, perfect weight distribution 44 % to 56 %

    Suspension:

  • Double wishbone axles at front and rear, safe self-steering properties
  • Innovative damping system Audi magnetic ride (optional)
  • 18-inch or 19-inch wheels, high-performance brake system
  • Ceramic brake discs (optional, to follow)

    Equipment:

  • Sophisticated interior character, wide range of customisation options
  • Extensive standard specification, xenon plus headlights with LED daytime running lights
  • Bang & Olufsen sound system (optional)
  • First car in the world with all-LED headlights (optional, from end 2007)

    The equipment, data and prices stated here refer to the model range offered for sale in Germany. Subject to amendment; errors and omissions excepted.


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