The fastest and most powerful Audi production model ever – the R8 V10 Plus is now also the first Audi model to offer laser light technology.
Originally debuting on 25, R8 exclusive edition models, laser light technology is the latest in a long line of lighting innovations from the four rings.
The R8 has pioneered many of these innovations, as the first Audi model to offer all-LED headlights in 2008 and now as the first model line to offer laser high beams.
In addition, the R8 was also the first Audi vehicle to couple the laser light with dynamic front turn signals.
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An identifying characteristic of the laser headlights is their blue light signature in the headlight housing.
The laser beam pattern, which is active at speeds of 40 mph and above (when conditions permit), supplements the LED high beam and greatly enhances visibility for the driver by projecting a low and wide beam of light on the road ahead.
The R8, which shares approximately 50 per cent of the same parts, including the V10 engine with the R8 LMS racecar, now also features exciting new design options in addition to more standard features.
New for 2018, all R8 models will come standard equipped with Audi smartphone interface for compatible devices.
A newly available Black optic package includes 20-inch, 10-spoke Y design forged wheels in a high gloss Anthracite with summer tires, gloss black exhaust tips, Mythos black side blades (V10 models only) and a Black optic exterior trim.