Ballistic Audi R8 V10 Plus Roars Into India With Virat Kohli At The Wheel

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Audi launched the R8 V10 Plus In India at the 2016 Auto Expo with a little help from Indian Test Captain Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt. The new Audi R8 supercar is priced at Rs. 2.47 Crores, ex-showroom (Mumbai).

Engine & Gearbox

  • Engine Capacity & Type - 5.2-litre V10
  • Power - 602bhp@ 8,250rpm
  • Torque - 560Nm@ 6,500rpm
  • 0 – 100km/h -  3.2 seconds
  • Top Speed - 330km/h
The R8 V10 Plus sends its power to all four wheels through the quattro all-wheel drive system which interacts with the engine through the 7-speed S-tronic dual-clutch transmission.

Styling

The Audi R8 V10 Plus features a sharp angular design. Compared to the outgoing R8, the V10 Plus features a restyled front end with a more aggressive grille and air intakes. The LED headlamps with Audi's Laser light technology just add to the sharp look.

The sides feature air intakes to push air into the engine. The rear adds to the aggressive look of the car with the fixed spoiler, air vents under the sharp LED taillights and the diffuser.

The interior has also undergone a big change with Audi's brilliant 12.3 Audi virtual cockpit dominating the space behind the steering wheel.

Availability And Rivals

Orders for the new Audi R8 V10 Plus can be placed at your nearest Audi dealership and the car will be going head to head with the soon to be launched Nissan GT-R, the Mercedes AMG GTS, and the Porsche 911 Turbo.  

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Story first published: Thursday, February 4, 2016, 8:48 [IST]
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