Wednesday, April 03, 2013
By Anil Jangid
Audi R8 V10 Plus launch tomorrow
The new Audi R8 is just two month old and here comes the new Audi R8 V10 Plus which is claimed to be the fastest Audi car. The R8 will be in action in Marvel’s Iron Man 3 releasing on May 3 and just ahead of it this launch of Audi R8 V10 Plus will rock. The car is launching tomorrow at the Buddha International Circuit in Noida. It is after having literally making people in Europe and US awestruck with its performance and an acceleration of 0-100 kmph in just 3.5 seconds that this car is ready to be launched in India. This is a coupe and will be a road car. A mammoth 550 PS engine is under the hood of this car that takes it to a 100 kmph mark in just few seconds. The price of R8 V10 Plus is not known as of yet.
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As per the specification details of this car, it is powered by 5.2 L 10-valve engine which is also under the hood of Audi R8 Spyder. The best thing about this new car variant is that it outputs 550 PS instead of 525 PS on the R8 Spyder. Commensurately, the torque output has also been increased to 540 Nm. The car is lighter than its normal variant and less weight means more agility. Ceramic brakes are on this car that ascertains efficient braking. Head lamps on this car are all LED type for a clear view of the road. A Seven Speed S Tronic gearbox handles the power delivery mechanism from the engine to the wheels.
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Overall, the V10 Plus is similar to its siblings but it can be easily identified with the help of car fiber package, new front splitter, new air vents and the R8 V10 Plus badge. Twin exhausts, 19 inch allots and other features also differentiate it from its less powered variants.