Thursday, January 24, 2013
Audi launched its most aggressive looking supercar, the 2013 R8 in the Indian market. Available in three variants, priced at Rs 1.34crore for R8 V8 Coupe, Rs 1.57crore for the R8 V10 Coupe and 1.73crore for the V10 Spyder.
The facelifted Audi R8 was launched yesterday by the cast of the upcoming Hindi movie Race 2 in the presence of Michael Perschke, head of Audi India in New Delhi.
Changes to the 2013 model include all-LED headlamps, redesigned grille, front bumpers and air intakes as well as a revised design for the alloy wheels. On the inside, Audi has given chrome treatment to most of the control stalks and trim as well as the paddle shifts.
The 2013 R8 sports an all-LED ensemble at the front and rear, redesigned grille, diffuser with large round tail pipes, and air intakes as well as a revised design for the alloy wheels. The new R8 replaces the R-Tronic automated manual to a new seven-speed S-Tronic gearbox. The new R8 will use same iconic engine, however with improved features, thanks to the new gearbox.
Prices for the 2013 Audi R8
2013 Audi R8 4.2 V8 coupe: Rs 1, 34, 55000 (ex-showroom New Delhi)
2013 Audi R8 5.2 V10 coupe: Rs 1, 57, 8800 (ex-showroom New Delhi)
2013 Audi R8 5.2 V10 spyder: Rs 1, 73, 5500 (ex-showroom New Delhi)