Audi India, after the launch of the much acclaimed Audi A8L in India are now launching another quick fire niche product, the Audi R8 V10 Spyder, which is a convertible model of the R8. Audi may be in two minds about their CKD units due to the recent budget controversy however regarding the CBU units, there is no stopping the company. The drop top Audi R8 V10 Spyder model carries an additional weight of 100 kgs over the standard coupe. It has got the same powerful V10 motor that is found under the hood of the coupe.
Numbers put the Spyder variant at 4.1 seconds for the 0-100 kmph run whereas the top speed is pegged at 311 kmph. The soft top veiling and unveiling process takes approximately 19 seconds. The roof itself weighs 30 kgs. The first car has been already booked by a music baron based in Mumbai and is in red color. Regarding the coupe variant, Audi have sold an unprecedented 13 units within the first 3 months of its launch and many more are expected to follow. The Audi R8 V10 Spyder would be launched on the 25th of this month. The expected pricing, considering the price of the coupe, would be in the regions of Rs 1.45 crores.