Audi R8 V10 Plus Quick Reviews:
The second-generation Audi R8 V10 Plus is equipped with a naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10 engine that produces 610 horsepower and 57.10 kg of torque. A redesigned all-wheel-drive Quattro system is also used in the new R8. The new Audi R8 V10 was unveiled for the first time at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show and was introduced in India at the 13 th Auto Expo for Rs 2.47 crore (ex-showroom, Delhi). The sports car has a stunning appearance, with a massive honeycomb mesh grille at the front and larger air intakes. The cabin receives a premium makeover and a slew of technological enhancements, such as the programmable 12.3-inch Audi virtual cockpit and freshly created bucket seats, among other things. The S-Tronic 7-speed transmission with three driving modes directs power to the permanent Quattro all-wheel drive system.
Audi has kept the style basic but appealing, giving the R8 the ideal sports car appearance. A single-frame honeycomb mesh grille and contemporary LED headlights adorn the front end. Laser lights are also available, which can extend the range to 600 meters. The sporty stance is enhanced by the crisp lines on the big hood and flared wheel arches on the sides and 20-inch alloy wheels and ORVMs. The back features a CRPF fixed rear wing and a diffuser between the tailpipes.
Inside, the Audi R8 V10 Plus has new bucket seats with luxury leather upholstery and a 12.3-inch virtual a cockpit that replaces most of the previous model’s buttons and knobs. Engine, Specifications and Transmissions: The R8’s strong 5.2 liters naturally aspirated V10 engine produces 610bhp. A seven-speed S-Tronic transmission with three driving modes sends power to the Quattro all-wheel-drive system. The engine accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds and reaches a top speed of 330 km/h, which is rather amazing.
Accessories and Infotainment:
The 500-Watt Bang & Olufsen sound system, Audi phone box, MMI navigation plus with MMI touch, Audi’s virtual cockpit, Audi’s music interface, and Bluetooth interface are all available options for the sports car.
Braking and Handling:
Ceramic brakes give strong braking force; the front has a 6-piston fixed-caliper brake, while the rear has a 4-piston fixed-caliper brake.
Comfort and Convenience:
On board, comfort features include heated bucket seats, climate control, power adjusting and folding. ORVMs with integrated LED indicators and a storage package.
Wheels and Tyres:
The forged aluminum wheels come in a variety of styles and finishes, including a 10-spoke Y gloss turned finish, a 5-twin-spoke matte titanium design, and a 5-twin-spoke gloss anthracite black gloss finish.
In India, the premium sports vehicle sector is small and provides only a few models; in this segment, the R8 V10 Plus competes against Mercedes-Benz AMT GT, BMW i8, and Aston Martin V8 Vantage.
Brilliant Red, Ibis White, Teak Brown, Ice Silver, Suzuka Grey, Daytona Grey, Sepang Blue, Samoa Orange, Phantom Black, Estoril Blue, Panther Black.
- Ex-Showroom Price: From ₹ 2.72 Crore Onward
- Seating Capacity: 2
- Fuel Economy/Mileage: 16.1 Km/l
- Curb Weight: 1630/1630Kg
- Dimensions: 2037 mm (width)/1240 mm (width)/2650 mm (wheelbase)
- Class: Coupe
- Engine Type: V10-cylinder Petrol Engine With Combined Inlet Manifold And Direct Fuel Injection
- Transmission: Automatic
- Base Model: V10 Plus
- Similar Vehicles: BMW i8 / Lamborghini Huracan and Lamborghini Aventador
Price and Variants:
5204 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 5.71 kmpl
- The controls for the bulk of functions are within an arm’s reach of the driver in the R8’s cabin, which is ergonomically constructed.
- The R8 is a supercar that can be utilized on a daily basis thanks to its numerous driving modes and regulated power delivery.
- The new R8 is built on an aluminum chassis with carbon fiber-reinforced polymers, which decreases weight by 15% while increasing rigidity by 40%.
- Though it isn’t mentioned, the R8’s ground clearance is sufficient for rough roads.
- The Quattro all-wheel-drive technology from Audi keeps the car firmly planted on the ground. Like many other rear-engined automobiles, it does not oversteer. Instead, it has a decent amount of understeer, which makes finding the car’s limits much easier.
- The R8 is as fuel-efficient as many mass-market cars in India, with a combined fuel efficiency of 12.3kmpl.
- The steering on the R8 lacks the feel and input that one would expect from a car in this class.
- The R8 is not the fastest car in its class, with a 0-100kmph timing of 3.2 seconds. In 3 seconds, the 570PS Nissan GT-R can achieve the same.
- While some of its competitors have up to four seats, the R8 only has two.
This is the car I refer to as “the rarest of the rarest,” as it excels in both aesthetics and performance. The hypnotizing aspects of the car are visible at first glance, with the hawk-like stance and unique spark that no other car possesses. The exteriors deviate from traditional body design, boasting predatory aspects such as sharp headlights and a big front grille that efficiently drapes down the bottom. The plus version of the Audi R8 V10 features carbon fiber across the body, ceramic brakes, and bucket seats. Unlike the Huracan’s German cousin, a huge glass engine cover is included as standard equipment. The 5.2-liter naturally-aspirated V10 engine, which produces 602 horsepower and 560Nm of torque, is boldly displayed in the automobile. It roars to 100kmph in 3.2 seconds and has the ability to reach a top speed of 330kmph when combined with the 7-speed S-Tronic transmission. Inside, the cabin is fully driver- oriented, but in this sort of vehicle, a roomier interior is not to be expected. The V10 Plus is the only variation available in India, which relieves the buyer of the burden of choosing between several possibilities. The monster is priced at Rs. 2.47 crores, making it one of the most cost-effective supercars on the market.