2023 Audi R8 at Audi Ottawa
Refined and awe-inspiring, the R8 badge represents more than the supercar it’s attached to, the 2023 Audi R8 is quintessentially Audi, and there’s a reason the very best performance vehicle offered by Audi has the reputation that it does. Discover a plethora of the very best Audi technologies, a heart-stopping naturally aspirated V10 engine, numerous high-performance features, and an unparalleled design, the 2023 R8 delivers an experience unlike any other. Conceived on the track and tuned for the street, Audi’s top-performing model is available at Audi Ottawa. Follow along with our experts as we educate you on the legendary Audi R8.
Exterior & Interior Design
Eye-catching and bold, the aerodynamic 2023 R8 sits in a league of its own, with a truly unmistakable design on the road. The striking front fascia leads the eyes to a sculpted body with large air inlets that provide cooling for the thunderous V10 engine. The flowing roofline and rear spoiler provide balance while flared fenders house one of the two alluring 20” wheel options.
Fine Nappa Leather
The available Diamond quilted leather package features fine Nappa leather seats and an Alcantara headliner with diamond stitch extended leather for the very best comfort. Diamond stitching provides both a luxurious feel and look while you experience the thrills of the 2023 R8. For a unique feel, choose available contrast stitching in an array of colours to fully complete your interior.
Available in two different styles, the R8 Coupe and R8 convertible Spyder are ready to captivate your senses. Whatever experience you’re looking for, get ready to be treated to a one-of-a-kind experience, courtesy of either of these phenomenal models.
- 2023 Audi R8 performance Coupe
- 2023 Audi R8 performance Spyder
|Specifications:||2023 Audi R8 Coupé|
Under the hood of every 2023 R8 is a breathtaking 5.2L naturally aspirated V10, providing you with otherworldly power that holds true to the R8’s racetrack DNA. The sole transmission option for the R8 is Audi’s 7-speed S Tronic dual-clutch transmission, providing the driver with efficient shifts between gears and helping tame the rowdy V10.
RWD vs. Quattro
Coming standard on the 2023 Audi R8 is a rear-wheel drive powertrain equipped with specialized RWD sports suspension for a hair-raising experience and razor-precise control. For an additional edge in power and control, the specialized quattro all-wheel drive available on the 2023 R8 amps up the R8. Coming with additional Audi ceramic brakes with 6 piston front calipers and 4 piston rear calipers and Audi magnetic ride adaptive shocks.
From the built-in launch control priming you for fun behind the wheel of the 2023 R8, to the snappy twin sport exhaust, dynamic steering, and more, the R8 is loaded with the best sports features that the Audi brand has to offer. Engineered to excel on every turn, the R8 is a work of automotive art that inspires imaginative possibilities.
|Specifications:||2023 Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance FSI (RWD)||2023 Audi R8 Coupé V10 performance quattro||2023 Audi R8 Spyder V10 performance FSI (RWD)||2023 Audi R8 Spyder V10 performance quattro|
|Engine||5.2L FSI DOHC V10||5.2L FSI DOHC V10||5.2L FSI DOHC V10||5.2L FSI DOHC V10|
|Transmission||7-speed S Tronic dual-clutch||7-speed S Tronic dual-clutch||7-speed S Tronic dual-clutch||7-speed S Tronic dual-clutch|
|0-100 km/h est. (seconds)||3.4||3.3||3.5||3.4|
Audi Virtual Cockpit
View your essential vehicle information with leading technology from Audi as the Audi Virtual Cockpit takes front and centre as the R8’s digital instrument cluster. Customizable to your liking, pilot your R8 exactly to your taste and preference.
Access your infotainment conveniently with Audi’s MMI touch with handwriting technology, helping you navigate your infotainment and maps with ease. Integration is easy with standard Apple Carplay and Android Auto technology keeping you connected to your apps while you drive, and if that wasn’t enough, Audi Phone Box both charges and improves reception quality.
Bang & Olufsen Sound
Because why wouldn’t you want to soundtrack the iconic R8 with a worthy sound experience to match? Discover a premium Bang & Olufsen audio system, with 13 active speakers and a subwoofer housed in the chamber of the R8’s front wheel. Sit back and experience your audio with 550 watts of power.
Always have an eye on your blind spots while behind the wheel thanks to Audi’s Side Assist technology. Side Assist monitors your Audi TT through sensors and visually alerts you when vehicles are quickly approaching from either side.
Parking System Plus
Conquer tight parking spaces with the TT’s Parking System Plus. This technology utilizes both front and rear sensors, as well as a rearview camera to aid in parking. Acoustic alerts will notify you while you’re backing in or leaving a spot, helping park with confidence.
Accessories & Packages
Choose from genuine Audi accessories and packages available for the 2023 Audi R8 Coupe and Spyder to have a ride and feel that is unique to your taste. Go the extra mile with accessories on your potential dream car and add the finishing touches to the R8 that you desire.
- Red calipers for ceramic brakes
- Black Optics package
- Black hood
- Black exhaust pipes
- Black air outtakes
- Black Audi rings
- Black windshield frame
Seductive with its curb appeal, boisterous performance and captivative design, the 2023 Audi R8 has few rivals that are worthy of being mentioned alongside this iconic nameplate. Sports enthusiasts can choose to look at the competing Chevrolet Corvette and Nissan GT-R for attractive luxury sports alternatives. Though both models provide comparable performance numbers and features, the 2023 R8’s advanced technology outclasses the competition. Drivers that are interested in a thrilling sports option with a lower entry price barrier can explore the 2023 Audi TT and TTS models.
- Chevrolet Corvette
- Nissan GT-R
- Audi TT
What’s New on the 2023 Audi R8?
For 2023, the Audi R8 remains unchanged. Style and design was refreshed in 2020, while standard RWD options were introduced in 2021, and engine power updates in 2022. 2023 is slated to be the last production year of the current generation R8 as Audi looks to transition to a fully electric supercar moving into the future.