The 2015 Audi R8 LMX is a work of pure perfection and this is the first production car to come with laser beam headlights. One laser module per headlight generates a cone of light with twice the range of the all-LED headlight. A camera system is used to monitor the road ahead and when it senses oncoming traffic, the headlight adjusts its light pattern towards an oncoming vehicle.
Perhaps the most prominent feature of the vehicle’s exterior is the body paint, which can be black, blue, grey, or grey metallic.The interior has been splashed with fine leather seats, and there are modern gadgets on the dashboard. Matte carbon is used on the covers of the center tunnel console and the parking brake lever, on the inlays in the doors and the arc around the cockpit. This is a mid-engine, two-seater sports car that comes with GPS and GSM technology to provide seamless tracking and recovery across 36 European countries. You can also expect modern gadgets on the dashboard, including a stereo system with 8 speakers and a multimedia receiver with 6.2” touchscreen monitor.
The car is sitting on 19-inch tires with alloy rims, which are paired with carbon-fiber ceramic brake discs, which upfront measure 15 inches in diameter. The front grille has a titanium gray finish, which gives the car its trademark look. High-gloss black finish has been used on the exhaust pipes, and the wheelbase is around 104.3 inches (2.65 m). The car has a total weight of 3,583 pounds(1625 kg), and a rear spoiler is used to increase the down force on its rear axle. The vehicle is 14ft 7in (4.445 m) long and 6ft 3in ( 1.9 m) wide, and it has a cargo capacity of 3.5 cubic feet (99.1 liter).
2015 Audi R8 LMX Engine
This is no less than the most powerful R8 ever, its 5.2-litre naturally aspirated V10 having been turned up to 562 bhp with 398 lb-ft of torque. The engine has been paired up with a seven-speed drive train, and this powerful engine can make the car go from 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) in only 3.4 seconds. The car’s top speed is 198 mph (320 km/h), and ten cylinders rev beyond 8,500 rpm. This power delivery makes the vehicle so thrilling to drive, and when it comes to fuel consumption, you can expect the vehicle to offer 18.2 miles per gallon (12.9 L/100 km).
Pricing and release date
The new 2015 Audi R8 LMX doesn’t come cheap and pricing starts at $289,000 msrp. This is a limited edition production car and Audi is expected to unveil only 99 units. So if you want to get your hands on this car, you should hurry when it makes its debut in the summer of 2015.