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Audi Introduces Sports Car R8 Spyder in India

By Motortrend India Staff   |   27 March,2011

Audi has launched the much popular two-seater sports car in the Indian market. The car is priced at around Rs 1.47 crore (ex-showroom Maharashtra).

The Audi R8 Spyder is equipped with a 5.2 litre, V10 engine that delivers 525bhp, and accelerates from zero to 100 kmph in 4.1 seconds. The Audi R8 Spyder will be available for customers from next month onwards. It weighs just 1.7 tonnes and boasts a top speed of 313 kmph.

The car, the second in the R8 series to be launched in India, has “immense power, eager response, powerful acceleration and free-revving,” Audi India Head Michael Perschke said.

“It will add to the spurring demand for excellence in auto performance and will allow us to build upon our leadership position in the super sports car segment,” he said.

At present, Audi has a comprehensive line up of sedans including A4, A6 and A8, sport utility vehicles Q5 and Q7, besides the original R8, in India.

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