Home » News » Audi » Audi writes your name on the R8 Coupe and Spyder
Audi knows that customization can sale almost any car in the world nowadays. Especially premium cars. So it decided to offer a unique feature for its R8 supercar, in both coupe and Spyder versions.

The German manufacturer developed process for the partial matting of painted surfaces that enables virtually any lettering or graphics to be precisely ‘blasted’ into the painted surface of the car’s distinctive side blades.

A special powder roughens the clear lacquer on the surface to a depth of a few thousandths of a millimetre so that individual markings become visible, making each R8 which undergoes the process unique. As the desired symbols are applied to components after being painted, the process can easily be integrated into normal series production.

The Audi paint shop can apply almost any pattern that a customer requests providing it does not affect any third­ party rights. At present, components with a size up to a metre by a metre can be processed in this way.

The Audi R8 super sports car in both Coupe and Spyder forms is the first model for which this technology is offered through the Audi personalisation programme. This option will also become available for other models in the range in the future.


Related Articles

Leave a Comment

Fields marked with * are required
Name *:
Email *:
Comment *:
Code *:
  CAPTCHA
  • Email
  • YouTube
  • RSS
  • Twitter
  • facebook
  • feedburner

Related Specs

  1. 2008 Audi R8 V12 TDI Concept

    Engine: V12 TDI, Power: 372.9 kw / 500 bhp, Torque: 1000 nm / 737.6 ft lbs
  2. 2007 Audi R8

    Engine: V8 w/Dry Sump Lubrication, Power: 313.2 kw / 420 bhp @ 7800 rpm, Torque: 430 nm / 317.2 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm
  3. 2003 Audi R8

    Engine: 90 Degree V8 w/Dry Sump, Power: 410.1 kw / 550 bhp, Torque: 700 nm / 516.3 ft lbs
  4. 2002 Audi R8

    Engine: 90 Degree V8, Power: 454.9 kw / 610 bhp, Torque: 700 nm / 516.3 ft lbs
  5. 2001 Audi R8

    Engine: Twin Turbo V8, Power: 454.9 kw / 610.0 bhp, Torque: 700 nm / 516.3 ft lbs

New Vehicles

Ford “Ole Yeller” Mustang is the most track ready Mustang everFord “Ole Yeller” Mustang is the most track ready Mustang ever
To raise some money for charity and also offer its clients a track-ready Mustang, Ford unveiled a special edition called “Ole Yeller” Mustang, that ...

Concept Cars

Toyota i-TRIL Concept - An autonomous city vehicleToyota i-TRIL Concept - An autonomous city vehicle
Toyota has published the first teaser image of an all-new concept car. Named Toyota i-TRIL Concept it will be showcased during the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, ...

Custom Cars

Jaguar F-Pace Design Edition sold for £102,500Jaguar F-Pace Design Edition sold for £102,500
Jaguar wanted to make an important contribution to a nobil cause and decided to create a car that can attract enough attention and enough money. This ...

Future Cars

Audi electric cars will reach 25% of US market by 2025Audi electric cars will reach 25% of US market by 2025
One of the main actors in Dieselgate scandal, Audi will try to concentrate its efforts in the green zone. Audi is investing in new technologies, more ...

Market News

Another record year for Rolls Royce in 2016Another record year for Rolls Royce in 2016
Considering that every Rolls Royce model is very expensive, charging over 300.000 euros for the least expensive model, you would think that sales are ...

Gadgets

Jaguar and Land Rover announce new autonomous technologyJaguar and Land Rover announce new autonomous technology
More and more manufacturers are testing autonomous technologies on their cars. Jaguar Land Rover makes no exception, as they already announced the intention ...

Various News

Ford 1.0‑litre EcoBoost engine wins another prizeFord 1.0‑litre EcoBoost engine wins another prize
Ford is one of the best carmakers when it comes to small engines. And that is because it`s 1.0‑litre EcoBoost engine has been voted best in class at ...

Motorsports

BMW M6 GTLM Art Car finishes Daytona 24hours raceBMW M6 GTLM Art Car finishes Daytona 24hours race
After no more than 16 years since the last ArtCar, BMW introduced a new creation, signed by American artist John Baldessari and based on the MW M6 GTLM. ...

Videos

Modified Dacia 1300 tackles a BMW i8Modified Dacia 1300 tackles a BMW i8
I'm not sure if you are aware of Dacia. The Romanian company produced few models back in the communism and the Dacia 1300 was a great success. For the ...