Insurance for Audi R8 Car

'Correct proportions and futuristic technologies' is the Audi's point of taking on a precisely-functional sports car. Acknowledging the statement the German innovator displays its new prominent member Audi R8. The car is a mid-engine, 2-seater sports car which uses the company's soul Quattro permanent all-wheel drive system. The car is based on the Lamborghini Gallardo platform and the Audi Space Frame principle.

Exterior and Interior of Audi R8

Exterior of Audi R8

  • Slippery aerodynamics and particularly streamlined body of the car together hints its racing car spirit.
  • The large aluminium air vents, radiator grille and the functional and expressive side vents acts as efficient air arrests.
  • The precisely curved bonnet design and the sharp matrix LED headlights buys the car an appealing front look.
  • The Spyder's convertible feature is added by the prolonged fabric roof that merges to form two thin fins at the rear.
  • The handling of the car is further made precise by the light-weight cast aluminium 18-inch wheels.
  • The furious dynamic capabilities of the car are hinted in its precise exteriors dimensioning, reading- 4440 mm x 1929 mm x 1252 mm (L x W x H) and a long and stable wheelbase of 2650 mm.

What to opt for: The furious sports car surely features an enraged dynamism and the exterior parts (headlamps, bumper, windshield, etc) must be insured. The car features expensive list of extra parts and so total parts insurance is generally suggested.

Interior of Audi R8

  • Intuitiveness and responsiveness buys authority with the leather-wrapped multifunctional steering wheel with shift paddles.
  • Authority is extended with the Audi Parking system plus with rear view camera and navigation.
  • Comfort is added by the heated, low, electrically adjustable sports seats with lumbar support, automatic air-conditioning and the crystal-clear Bang & Olufsen sound system.
  • Tense boot space of 100 litres is just sufficient to carry your basic amenities.

What to opt for: The luxury adding interior features along with the high-end safety features (ABS, ECS, engine immobilizer) do require a passenger and driver cover. However, the theft insurance is not necessary.

Specification of Audi R8

Engine Variant Audi R8 4.2L V8 Audi R8 5.2L V10 Quattro Audi R8 5.2L V10 plus Quattro
Engine (displacement) 4.2-Litre FSI V8 5.2-Litre FSI V10 5.2-Litre FSI V10
Max. Power Output (kW @ rpm) 316 @ 7900 386 @ 8000 405 @ 8000
Max. Torque Output (Nm @ rpm) 430 @ 4500-6000 530Nm @ 6500 540Nm @ 6500
Transmission 7-speed S Tronic 7-speed S Tronic 7-speed S Tronic

Performance of Audi R8

Acceleration 0-100km/h (sec) 4.3 3.6 3.5
Fuel Economy (kmpl) 6.6 6.3 5.7

The sporty characteristics and the dynamic performance of the car though unique, it has a tough competition with the hybrid sporty BMW i8. The high price tag and maintenance cost of the sports car raises a need of complete invoice cover.