Audi had announced on Tuesday October 25, 2018 that its R8 will get some tweaks. The 2019 Audi R8 will be offered in two new colour options – Ascari blue and Kemora Grey. Audi, the German automaker will introduce the refreshed version of R8 at the European auto markets at first in early 2019. But a representative of the company would confirm to Roadshow that in our part of the world, the model “will arrive in 2019” and is “subject to a future announcement for the US market.”
The nose of the refreshed 2019 Audi R8 will appear be more squarish. The car will also come with a redesigned central grille and ac vents are placed above the modified central grille, which are designed to arouse Audi’s famous Quattro model from the 1980s. Besides that, the refreshed Audi R8 gets a revised diffuser with a central vent at the rear. The front splitter of the car has been modified. The front splitter on the refreshed 2019 Audi R8 is made up of carbon reinforced plastic and this change reduces a little more than 4.4 pounds from the nose of the car. The 2019 Audi R8 sits on 19 inch machined wheels. However, new lightweight 20 inch machined wheels will be an optional offering on the upcoming car.
The German automaker will introduce new drive settings to the refreshed R8. To be more specific, the Refreshed Audi R8 will get dry, wet and snow settings to the car’s performance mode. The carbon ceramic brakes will be carried forward to the upcoming model. Moreover, Audi has confirmed about upgrades in the suspension and steering adjustments. The automaker is silent about the updates in the suspension but the steering wheel will be tuned to provide better assessment. Besides that a ratio dynamic steering system will be offered as an option.
The Refreshed 2019 Audi R8 will be powered by the highly revving naturally aspirated V10 unit and will be available in two power ratings. Though the automaker has not yet specified the power output figures yet it is expected to offer 532 bhp and 602 bhp on the standard and plus trims.
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