Audi R8 V10


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Audi R8 has already wooed lots of car enthusiasts in India with its brilliant combination of impressive styling, technological excellence and phenomenal power. Now, it is all set to capture their hearts once again, with 5.2-litre V10 engine, which promises to generate an awesome power output of 524 bhp. Equipped with the latest technology and state of the art design, this coupe can surely give you high level of safety, unparalleled driving pleasure and high levels of refinement. The Quattro all-wheel drive, lightweight aluminum body, and innovative all-LED headlights only add to its appeal.

Design and Interior
One look at Audi R8 V10 and you are sure to fall in love with it. A sure-shot improvement over Audi R8, this mean machine impresses you with its ultra-sleek looks. It has been equipped with new LED headlamps, along with high gloss grille and air intakes. The front wings exhibit V10 badges, while at the back you can see oval exhaust pipes and restyled taillights. Talking about the interiors, R8 V10 provides you with a unique racing ambience at the luxury level. Dominating its interiors is the monoposto, a wide arc with the steering wheel and the cockpit.

Everything inside Audi R8 V10 creates an image of highest quality workmanship, in your mind. While the dashboard and doors are lined with fine materials, their seams seem to be decoratively stitched. Then, you have electrically moved seats, V10 badge on the instruments and an awesome stereo system. The long wheelbase of the car makes sure that passengers of any size fit inside with ease. Not to forget is its great luggage space, 100 liters (3.53 cu ft) under the front hood and another 90 liters (3.18 cu ft) behind the seats.

Variants and Price
There are two variants of Audi R8 V10, one offering 6 Speed Manual Transmission and the other boasting of 6 Speed Audi R-Tronic DSG Transmission. As for the launch price of the car and the colors in which it will be available, no specific information has been provided as yet.

Audi R8 V10 has been equipped with Mid-Mounted 90 degree FSI V10 engine, which promises to give maximum power of 386 kW (525 hp) @ 8000 rpm and maximum torque of 530 Nm (390.91 lb-ft) @ 6500 rpm. Its gearbox consists of 6 manual speed transmissions that weighs somewhere about 1,620 kg, making the gear changes extremely swift and smooth. The transmission has an R-tronic option, which makes the car go to a maximum speed of 200 km/h, in just 8.1 seconds. Ordinarily, Audi R8 V10 can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.9 seconds and it attains a maximum speed of 196 mph or 315 km/h.

Audi R8 V10 is full of air bags, to provide the driver as the co-passenger with complete safety. It also boasts of built-in side-impact protection and Audi’s Headguard support system that minimizes whiplash injuries. Then, you have anti-lock brakes, electronic differential lock, anti-slip regulation, LED headlamps, daytime running and brake lights. Other safety features that have been included in Audi R8 V10 are ceramic stoppers and a muscular braking system, having eight brake pistons at the front and four at the rear (which makes the deceleration easy and smooth).

Technical Specifications