Audi is dealing with an all-new electric replacement to its lead R8 supercar. Autocar UK reports that Audi has started advancement of the supercar, which will hold its roadster body style and have more power than anything more in the brand’s ongoing reach.
Audi has shortlisted two stage choices for the impending R8. The first is the new ‘Game’ adaptation of the Scalable Systems Platform (SSP) design, while the subsequent choice is Porsche’s new stage, which the carmaker is preparing for its electric variants of the 718 Boxster and Cayman.
The SSP sport stage will supplant the ongoing J1 stage that supports the Porsche Taycan and Audi e-tron GT. Be that as it may, it is not yet clear on the off chance that the brand can involve this stage for the R8 replacement as it relies upon their capacity to downsize it.
The impending Porsche engineering for electric games vehicles intends to emulate the ebb and flow 718 team’s mid-engined dealing with qualities by stacking the batteries in an upward direction behind the seats for a low focal point of gravity.
With regards to powertrains, Audi has proactively shown its electric wearing capacity with its flow leader, the RS e-tron GT, which puts out 646hp and 830Nm and runs from 0-100kph in a guaranteed 3.3 seconds. The R8 replacement is supposed to surpass these figures and have adequate power and reach for track driving, and that implies that it is probably going to remember the higher-thickness batteries for its set-up.
While the R8 replacement keeps on being created, the current-gen R8 will keep on excess underway for the rest of 2023. A last model, expected to be known as the RWD GT, will be uncovered in the not so distant future. The brand is likewise dealing with the new fifth-age Audi RS6, which is set to turn into a module half breed vehicle. The carmaker is likewise chipping away at the fifth-age all-electric A3. The previously mentioned plans line up with ongoing remarks made by Audi CEO Markus Duesmann that all new Audi models will be electric from 2026.