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Audi sends India’s pulse racing with R8

autos Updated: Nov 07, 2008 22:45 IST
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German automaker Audi on Friday rolled out its mid-engine award winning super sports car Audi R8 at a price of Rs 1.17 crore (ex showroom Delhi). Based on the R8 Le Mans racing car, the two seater is equipped with an engine displacement of 4,163 cc and a power output of 420 hp at 7,800 rpm and can attain a top speed of 301 km/hr.

“Audi R8 is not only a strong statement about the brand, but also about Audi’s direction for the future to be the most successful premium brand by 2015.” Benoit Tiers, managing director, Audi India, said. “It will revolutionise the Indian automobile space.” Along with the Audi model range in India consisting of new Audi A4, Audi A6, Audi A8, Audi Q7 and Audi TT, Audi R8 is available at 12 dealerships, including Delhi, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Bangalore and Mumbai.