Bangaluru: Germany’s famous automobile manufacturer Audi launches its powerful car ‘Audi R8 V10 Plus’ in India on Thursday. The next generation Audi R8 V10 Plus is priced at Rs 2.55 crores (ex-showroom Maharashtra) and Rs 2.60 crores (ex-showroom Karnataka).
At this particular event of Audi India range drive, the company also showcased its entire portfolio for the domestic market. The car was launched by Joe King, head, Audi India, and cricketer Virat Kohli at an event at Taneja Airstrip near Bangalore. Virat Kohli arrived at the venue and later flaunted his driving skills by stepping in the Audi R8 V10 Plus.
Audi R8 V10 Plus is flatter, lighter and muscular than its preceding version. The all-new Audi R8 can easily sprint from 0 to 100kmph in merely 3.2 seconds for accomplishing the top speed of 330kmph. Audi India has always emphasised on safety features. As a result, Audi R8 V10 Plus is also high on safety as it comes with 8 Airbags – 2 for driver passenger, 2 Head Airbags and 2 Side airbags for all round protection.
Audi India, which is facing strong competition from Mercedes-Benz India, currently has sold 55,000 cars in the country. The Audi model range in India includes the Audi A3, Audi A3 Cabriolet, Audi A4, Audi A6, Audi A8 L, Audi Q3, Audi Q5, Audi Q7, Audi TT Coupe, Audi S5 Sportback, Audi RS 6 Avant, Audi RS 7 Sportback and new Audi R8 V10 plus.