For us, there’s no auto brand that has undergone quite so much evolution over the past years as Audi. Always well-engineered, always at the cutting edge of technology, always making the headlines, all it lacked was the style and desirability of its German cousins. Well, today, it has both of these – and by the bucketload.
From 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds, from 0 to 200 km/h, 9.9 seconds and a top speed of 330 km/h. Naturally-aspirated V10 mid-engine with up to 610 hp of power responds instantly to throttle inputs. Aerodynamic concept of a race car: The new Audi R8 is the dynamic vanguard of Audi – no other car with the four rings is so close to car racing. The all-new Audi R8 will be available in the Middle East with a starting price of $149,590 for the V10 engine and $171,390 for the V10 plus model. Here’s your chance for an inside look during its recent regional launch at Yas Marina.
The 24-hour races at the Nürburgring (May 28-29) in Germany and at Spa in Belgium (July 30-July 31) are the season’s pinnacle events in European GT3 racing. Audi has won both of these iconic races an amazing three times and is supporting two teams this year that will be competing with powerful driver squads.
At the 2016 International Consumer Electronics Show
Audi will lay the foundations for future growth in 2016. In the coming financial year, the company plans to continue with its high levels of investment. Along with further process and cost optimization, the planned capital expenditure is to amount to more than € 3 billion, and will support the Ingolstadt-based company along its successful path. Therefore the company gives specific effort in alternative drive systems. In 2018, Audi will launch the first large-series battery electric vehicle based on the Audi e-tron quattro concept.