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Audi R8 Gets First Full LED Headlamp — But Not for U.S. Yet

June 16, 2008

AUBURN HILLS, MI –The Audi R8 will have what is being described as the world’s first full LEDheadlamp technology — but it is not coming to the
U.S. just yet, according to Audi. Theoptional LED headlamps, priced at the equivalent of $5,564, are availableimmediately in Europe.

 

Audi ofAmerica spokesman Christian Bokich told InsideLine in an e-mail message, “At the moment, no timing or availability infois yet available for the
United States, but it’s not being ruled out for ourmarket.”

 

The newheadlamp technology bundles full LED low/high beams, as well as full LED turnsignals. Audi said it uses 54 high-performance LEDs.

 

 

 

 

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