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2011 Audi R8 - Road Test Specs

2011 Audi R8 Coupe

(5.2L V10 AWD 6-speed Manual)

Vehicle

Model year2011
MakeAudi
ModelR8
StyleSpyder 2dr Convertible (5.2L 10cyl 6M)
Base MSRP$151,200
Options on test vehicleNone
As-tested MSRP$151,200

Drivetrain

Drive typeAll-wheel Drive
Engine typeV10
Displacement (cc/cu-in)5,204cc (318 cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDouble overhead camshaft
Compression ratio (x:1)12.5
Redline (rpm)8,700
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)525 @ 8,000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)391 @ 6,500
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission typeSix-speed manual

Chassis

Suspension, frontDouble wishbone
Suspension, rearDouble wishbone
Steering typeSpeed-proportional rack-and-pinion power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)16.3
Tire typePerformance
Tire size, front235/35R19
Tire size, rear295/30R19
Wheel size19-by-8.5 inches front -- 19-by-11 inches rear
Wheel materialAlloy
Brakes, frontDisc
Brakes, rearDisc

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)3,792
Weight distribution, as tested, f/r (%)43/57
Wheelbase (in.)174.4
Track, front (in.)74.8
Track, rear (in.)48.8
Turning circle (ft.)104.3
Legroom, front (in.)64.6
Legroom, rear (in.)63.0
Seating capacity2

Warranty

Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain4 years/50,000 miles
Corrosion12 years
Roadside assistance4 years/unlimited mileage
Free scheduled maintenanceNot available

Safety

Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsStandard
Head airbagsNot available
Knee airbagsStandard
Antilock brakesFour-wheel ABS
Electronic brake enhancementsAntilock brakes, emergency braking assist, electronic brakeforce distribution
Traction controlStandard
Stability controlStandard
Rollover protectionStandard
Tire-pressure monitoring systemStandard
Emergency assistance systemNot available
NHTSA crash test, driverNot tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot tested
IIHS offsetNot tested
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