Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, has launched in India very powerful and glamorous sports car – Audi R8 V10 Plus at an event in its South Delhi showroom on Mathura Road. This is the fastest car Audi has ever built. This sports car price starts at Rs. 2.55 crore ex-showroom (New Delhi).
The Audi R8 V10 Plus is driven by powerful 5.2 FSI quattro V10 mid-engine with up to 610 hp (449 kW) of power and which propels the car from 0 to 100 in 3.2 seconds with a top speed of 330 km/h.
Its seven-speed S tronic transmission delivers gear changes within hundreth of a second and with virtually no break in acceleration. At the touch of a button, Audi Drive Select lets you adjust the Audi R8’s configuration by matching the ride dynamic to the friction cofficient of the road. The newly developed quattro drivetrain also works with Audi Drive Select enabling you to adapt the all-wheel-drive system for better traction and control.
The new Audi R8 V10 Plus is lighter and even more powerful second generation sports car and shares around 50 percent of its components with its predecessor R8 LMS, including technologies like the Audi Space Frame and V10 engine.
The Audi Virtual Cockpit has a fully customizable digital display of 31.24 centimeter screen with brilliant, high-resolution display which depicts information in razor-sharp, brilliantly clear and high-contrast quality. It also incoporates MMI Navigation plus with MMI touch like a smartphoe including free text search.
The drivers can operate all important functions with the multifunction and satellite push-buttons without having to take hands off the steering wheel or look away from the road.The steering wheel has 20 controls including four new satellite buttons.
The Audi R8 V10 Plus has LED headlights with Audi Laser Light technology which illuminates the darker corners in front of the driver for effortless driving during night.
This sports car is 4.42 metres (14.5 feet) long and 1.94 metres (6.4 feet) wide. Its Gloss Carbon elements give the V10 Plus a very beautoful motor-racing look while fixed rear spoiler provides greater downforce for enhanced grip in corners. It is built on the aerodynamic concept of a race car and has improved fuel economy by 13 percefnt.
The Audi R8 V10 Plus offers customization options for interiors with new colors and materials. Customers can choose from many different upholsteries, trim panels and colors etc.
This car has lightweight bucket seats and is equipped with factory-installed 19-inch wheels. It has forged wheels in five-twin-spoke design in matt titanium look.