Audi has announced the launch of the new Audi R8 5.2 FSI for India. Propelled by a powerful V10 quattro engine and built using the lightweight Audi Space Frame (ASF) design, the R8 V10 goes from 0-100 kmph in 3.9 seconds, boasting of a top speed of 316 kmph. Every Audi R8 5.2 FSI is hand built and is priced at Rs. 1,32,49,000/- (ex-showroom Maharashtra). The Audi R8 5.2 FSI will be available with a manual six-speed transmission or R tronic which enables the driver to change gears in an instant via rocker switches on the steering wheel. The speciality of the this car audi r8 5.2 fsi is that it is handbuilt.
The car also features the Quattro permanent all-wheel drive technology. Then, there's the Launch Control function, which is available with both types of transmission. This ensures the car is stable and there is driving comfort even when it hurtles forward from standstill. The car is built of aluminium and the spaceframe weighs just 210 kg, with no compromise on safety and performance though.No wonder then, that this car has won the 2010 World Performance Car Of The Year award.