AUDI R8 2008 1.G Quick Reference Guide
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Quick reference guide
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Press the switch on the driver’s door. To close:
Press the tank flap until you hear it click into place.
The correct oil specifications and
engine oil capacity are listed in the
Performance, weights and dimen-
sions section of the
(see sticker on door
pillar on driver side)
The compartment for the
warning triangle is located beneath the luggage compartment floor.
Press the button on
the remote control key or on the driver's door. The lid will springopen slightly. Press the release
flap between the radiator grille and the luggage lid and lift the lid.
To close: Lower the luggage lid
and press it into the catch.
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Dear Audi Driver,
This quick reference guide gives you an
overview of the main features and
ols of your vehicle. However, it
cannot replace the detailed Owner’s
Manual which contains important
information and safety warnings.
Please refer to your Owner's Manual for
detailed information on your vehicle.
You will find everything you need to
know about the radio, CD, navigation
and telephone functions in the Operating
Manual for your navigation system.
We wish you safe and enjoyable
motoring with your new Audi.
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To set the desired position: Press/pull to the first stop and hold.
Press/pull briefly to the second stop.
Adjuster for exterior mirrors
Turn the adjuster for:
Left exterior mirror
Exterior mirror heating
Right exterior mirror
Exterior mirror retraction
Press the adjuster to move the mirror glass
in the desired direction.
Unlock switches for:
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Audi magnetic ride
Hazard warning lights
parking system for activation/deactivation
of parking aid
Warning lamp for front
Door handle and central
Bonnet lock release
Cruise control system
Turn signal and main beam
Controls on multi-function
Instruments and warning/
Steering wheel position
adjuster Ignition lock
and buttons for on-board
Navigation system Air conditioner
Front passenger’s seat
Driver’s seat heating
Gear lever or selector lever
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Manual seat adjustment
To move seat backwards or forwards:
Lift the lever and move the seat.
se the lever and move the
seat further until the catch engages.
To adjust lumbar support:
Press the appropriate part of the
o adjust seat height:
Pull up or press down the lever
o adjust backrest:
Take your weight off the backrest
and turn the knob. To release backrest:
Pull the lever upwards and fold the
backr est f
Adjusting head restraints
Take hold of the sides of the head
restraint with both hands and move it up
or down as required. The top of the head
restraint should be at eye level or higher.
Electric seat adjustment
To adjust lumbar support:
Press the appropriate part
of the switch.
To adjust se
at height and move seat
Front of seat cushion up/down
Rear of seat cushion up/down Seat up/down
To adjust backrest: Backrest further
Sit in a normal upright position anddo not sit too close to the steering
wheel. If necessary, also adjust the position of the steering wheel.min.
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Starting the engine
Switching on the ignition/starting the engine
Insert the key into the ignition lock.
To switch on the ignition: Turn the
key to position .
To start the engine (on vehicles
with manual gearbox): Press
the clutch and turn the key to position until the engine
To start the engine (R tronic):
Press the brake pedal and turn
the key to position until the
To switch off the engine: Turn the key
to position .
Automated manual gearbox
The clutch mechanism and gear
changes are controlled electronically.
You can drive in automatic mode
or shift gears yourself manually.
A - Automatic and manual gear selection
p Briefly press the selector lever to position A.
The gears ar e c
p Briefly press the selector lever forwards (
+) to shift up a gear.
p Briefly pull the selector lever back (-) to shift down a gear.
N - Neutral
p Press the selector lever from position Atowards the right ( N) or
om reverse gear (position R ) towards the left (A).
R - Reverse gear
p With the vehicle stationary (engine idling), press the brake pedal and briefly
press the selector
lever from position Nto R.
Press the button to activate/deactivate the sport function.
In the sport function mode, the engine’s power reserves are utilised fully.
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Switches for air conditioner
Control on left:Temperature selection
Control in middle: Switching air conditioner on/off and
regulating blower speed.
Control on right: Air distribution
Set the desired temperature and
press the button.
Circulates and filters the air in the interior
of the vehicle
Switching air cooling system on/off
Defrosting windscreen and side windows
Rear window heating
Audi magnetic ride
Two suspension systems in one vehicle
Normal driving mode: Comfort-oriented suspension
Sport driving mode: Performance-oriented suspension
Press the button to activate/deactivate the mode.
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When the system is switched on, the indicator
lamp appears in the instrument cluster.
To switch on/off:Pull/press lever .
To set speed: Press button .
To adjust stored speed: Press lever up (faster)
or down (slower).
Cruise control system
To increase stability
The down force of the rear axle
increases when the rear spoiler is extended.
The rear spoiler extends at speeds above 100 km/h
and retracts at speeds below 35 km/h.
Briefly press the button to extend the rear spoiler.
Briefly press the button again (while driving between
20 km/h and 100 km/h) to retract the rear spoiler again.
Press and hold the button (while driving below
20 km/h) to retract the rear spoiler.
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Audi Navigation System plus
ComponentsDriver information systemMulti-function steering wheel
Scroll the left thumbwheel to select a menu item in
the driver information system. Press the thumbwheel to
confirm the selection.
Press the MODE button to switch between the active
audio source and the navigation and telephone functions.
Briefly press the button to switch on the speech
Speak after the e.g. say to call up the
possible operating commands.
Press and hold the talk button to switch off the speech
Scroll the right thumbwheel to adjust the volume.
If you press the right thumbwheel, the last navigation
cue will be repeated.