Auto Expo 2016: New Audi R8 will cost you Rs. 2.47 crore
Audi has kicked off 2016 by launching their fastest car – the R8 V10 Plus in India for a hole-in-pocket Rs. 2.47 crore, ex-showroom Delhi. This has been Audi’s first car launch of the year with another 9 products scheduled in 2016.
The mammoth 5.2-litre V10 engine churns out a gut-wrenching 600bhp and 560Nm of torque propelling the R8 from standstill to a hundred in 3.2 seconds, quattro aided. A seven-speed S-tronic dual-clutch transmission is coupled to the motor. The R8 sports independent suspension on all-wheels giving it ultimate driving pleasure on the track as well as on highways. Electrically assisted power steering enhances the cornering response fed through to the driver.
The new RS7 Performance was displayed at the Expo. Powered by a 4.0-litre TFSi engine, the owners of the new RS7 will be trained by Audi professional drivers to take their babies to the max around the Buddh International Circuit.A Prologue design concept was on the Audi stands which showcased the future design language that the Audi full size sedans will bear.
The new A4, powered by a 3.0-litre TDi engine, will also be launched in the coming year with the first sightings of the car at the Expo. The S3 Cabriolet, the A6 estate and the A8L Security were also unveiled at their pavilion, the A8L in a private viewing room though.