Mumbai, Apr 4 IBNS | 3 years ago

German luxury car manufacturer Audi on Thursday introduced powerful sporty spearhead Audi R8 V10 plus.

The car is priced at INR 2,05,95,000 onwards (ex-showroom Maharashtra).

This new member in the R8 family is a top model in the product line-up, with a totally new 7-speed S tronic.

Propelled by a V10 plus engine with 404 kW (550 hp) and featuring new dynamic turn signals, new single-frame grille and Audi Space Frame (ASF) technology, the sportscar zooms 0-100 km/h in just 3.5 seconds with a top speed of 317 km/h.

"I am confident that this high performance super sportscar will allow us to further build upon our leadership position in the super sports car segment in India and maintain the iconic position of the R8 in India," said Michael Perschke, Head, Audi India.

"The Audi R8 V10 plus is also the basis of the Audi R8 LMS ultra, which has won the brand more than 130 awards in the GT1 and GT3 class worldwide including the famous 24 hours of Nurburgring, 24 hours of Spa and in 2013, the 24 hours of Sebring," he added.

Audi is the market leader in the sportscar segment with Audi R8, Audi R8 Spyder, Audi RS5, Audi S4 and the Audi TT Coupe.

Audi continues to be the market leader in the luxury SUV segment in India with Audi Q3, Audi Q5 and Audi Q7.

(Posted on 04-04-2013)