The 2023 it was supposed to be the recent years where the Audi R8 would be in productionas the company continues to apace towards the electrification of all the vehicles it offers on the market.
However, the demand for the supercar was such that the Germans they expanded the lifetime of for a few more months, until end of Marchwhich was confirmed by the company itself to the German newspaper Automobile Week.
In an email to Motor1.comthe representative her Audi for R8 and TT Liza Kellnerconfirmed the related report, explaining:
“It's true, the last Audi R8 will leave the production line at the end of the first quarter of 2024. This marks the end of production of an iconic sports car at the Audi plant in Neckarsulm. The all-electric Audi e-tron GT will continue to be built at Böllinger Höfe.
“As part of our strategy, which has the clear aim of electrifying the entire range, we have decided to retire the R8 at the end of the first quarter of 2024.
“The statement that the R8 will cease production at the end of 2023 dates back to 2019. In this regard, it is not surprising that the actual date has changed by a few weeks.”
With the end of R8 production, “dies” too V10 engine of 5,2 L which fed the model, therefore and the successor to the Lamborghini Huracan will carry a different kind of engine.
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