Audi launches R8 LMX model with laser headlights technology

May 13, 2014 audi r8 lmx @TheRoyaleIndia 781 0 0

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Think supercars, and the next thing that conjures up in your mind is Audi and likewise coupe. Well, for generations who has not fancied these wonder cars with its amazing technology? So dont be awestruck, when we say, German automaker’s most recent launch is certain to make your head turn. How? The limited edition Audi R8 LMX will be the foremost automaker to introduce laser headlights to the road, not BMW or Ferrari!

All about Audi’s R8 LMX s laser headlights technology

Audi’s laser headlights technology promises better driving efficiency and vision. At the same time, the LMX can adjust well with the existing traffic and light conditions so as not to affect the existing traffic. With its lighting feature automatically switching on when the car reaches a speed of 60km/hour, this proves to be truly marvelous feature.

The innovative high laser beam (single laser module per headlight) produces a conduit of light with twofold the range of the all-LED headlight. Every module consists of four high-power laser diodes. With a diameter of 300 micrometers, these create a blue laser beam with a wavelength of 450 nanometers. A phosphor converter changes this into white light with a colour temeperature of 5,500 kelvin- perfect setting for the human eye that facilitates the driver to identify differences effortlessly and help avert fatigue. The car’s camera system scrutinises the path and upon noticing the approaching vehicle alters the brightness around the car ahead.

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The limited edition Audi R8 LMX gives 570hp and can push from 0-100km/h (62.1mph) in 3.4 seconds. The interior of the car is designed with a matte carbon fibre-reinforced polymer on the preset spoiler to boost the downforce on the back axle. The carbon thematics is carried on to the frontage spoiler lip,the flics on the sides,the engine compartment cover, the exterior mirror housings, the sideblades, the rear wing and the diffuser. While a titanium gray is used to color the single frame grille, the air inlet grilles up-front and the outlet grille at the back. The exhaust tailpipes sport a glistening high-gloss black finish.

The interior of the coupe is opulently upholstered in fine Nappa leather with the Sepang Blue diamond outline for the regal feel. It is further pressed up a notch with some stylish black Alcantara for the headliner and door trims in black Nappa leather.

Complete with elucidate aluminium inlays boasting of the limited edition label inclusive of individual number in the series, Audi R8LMX comes with the price tag of €210,000 (₹1.73crores approx).

Are you eager to lay your hands on Audi R8 LMX?

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