In the next few months or even a few years we will be seeing more usage of lightweigth materials on the Audi R8. This was relayed by the designers and engineers of Audi in a recent press briefing. In that said meeting, the Audi designers talked about this new variant referred simply as the NF. This news story expound on the future plans of Audi regarding this technology. And based on what I got the new variant called NF will feature the new carbon-fiber rear bulkhead that is fitted between the seat backs and the engine compartment. The carbon fiber extends into the lower B-pillars. Check out this site for a briefing on this technology that will be used on the future Audi R8 NF.