2013 Audi R8 launched in India from 1.34 crore rupees

Posted on Jan 21 2013 - 6:29pm by Shrawan Raja
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Not exactly a volume spinner but the R8 is as good as it gets when you desire a brand shaper to sit in the lineup that has the run of the mill saloons and SUVs.

2013 Audi R8 with Mr. Michael Perschke2013 Audi R8 launch live

Today afternoon in New Delhi, Mr. Michael Perschke, head of Audi India along with the cast of the upcoming Bollywood movie ‘Race 2′ unveiled the 2013 edition of the R8 with aesthetic and technological updates.

2013 Audi R8 prices in India (ex-showroom, Delhi)

  • Audi R8 V8 Coupe – 13,455,000 rupees (430hp 4.2L engine)
  • Audi R8 V10 Coupe – 15,788,000 rupees (525hp 5.2L engine)
  • Audi R8 V10 Convertible – 17,355,000 rupees (the top opens and closes electrohydraulically in 19 seconds up to 50kph)

What’s new in the 2013 Audi R8?

  • The S Tronic transmission replaces the R Tronic – the all-new 7-speed transmission improves acceleration by 0.3 seconds. It contains two multi-plate clutches serving two mutually independent sub-transmissions to cut time delay during gear changes.
  • Larger shift paddles on the steering.
  • All-LED lights standard throughout the range.
  • New rim design on 18- or 19-inch wheels.
  • Minor exterior design changes such as a single frame grille and new front bumper.
  • New badges on the interior, leather covered components and minor differences in the trim finish.

Stick around to learn more details on the launch of the 2013 Audi R8.

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  1. paul January 28, 2013 at - Reply

    The interior cabin design of the entire 2013 R8 sports car line-up has been finely refined, and most importantly the design engineers have been able to shed considerable amount of weight in almost all variants. The top-end model has lost almost 50-kilograms.

  2. shefali bansal January 23, 2013 at - Reply

    okay sir… Thanks a ton…:):)

  3. shefali bansal January 21, 2013 at - Reply

    when it will be available in India???

    • Shrawan Raja January 21, 2013 at - Reply

      Hi Shefali, I think you skipped the title?

      • shefali bansal January 22, 2013 at -

        sir, I read that it has launched but I wanna know in which month of 2013 it will be available..

      • Shrawan Raja January 22, 2013 at -

        Hi Shefali, its already available in showrooms in India.

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