Audi R8 Repair Manual 2006-2015
Audi R8 GT
Audi R8 Spyder
First generation (2006-2015)
Type 4 Type 42
5.2 L odd firing FSI DOHC V10
6-speed R-Tronic semi-automatic
The Audi R8, in view of the Audi Le Mans quattro idea vehicle (planned by Frank Lamberty and Julian Hoenig) first showed up at the 2003 International Geneva Motor Show and the 2003 Frankfurt International Motor Show. The R8 street vehicle was authoritatively dispatched at the Paris Auto Show on 30 September 2006. There was some disarray with the name, which the vehicle imparts to the 24 Hours of Le Mans winning R8 Le Mans Prototype (LMP). Starting models incorporated the R8 4.2 FSI car (with a V8 motor) and R8 5.2 FSI car (with a V10 motor). Convertible models, called the Spyder by the maker, were presented in 2008. Followed by the superior GT model presented in 2011. The Motorsport variations of the R8 were additionally in this way presented from 2008 onwards. An all-electric variant called the e-Tron began improvement however would possibly arrive at creation stage when the subsequent age model would be presented.
6-time 24 Hours of Le Mans champ Jacky Ickx depicted the R8 as “the best dealing with street vehicle today”.
The vehicle got a facelift in 2012 and another model called the V10 Plus was currently added to the range. Creation of the Type 42 finished in August 2015.