Mumbai:  German luxury car-maker Audi on Friday launched its two-seater sports car R8 Spyder which is priced at around Rs 1.47 crore. Spyder will be available for customers from next month onwards.

It will be the second in the R8 series to be launched in India.

Powered by a 5.2 litre, V10 engine delivering 525 HP, the car zooms from zero to 100 kmph in 4.1 seconds. It weighs just 1.7 tons and has a top speed of 313 kmph.

Audi India Head MichaelPerschke said, “the car has immense power, eager response, powerful acceleration and free-revving.”

He added, "It will add to the spurring demand for excellence in auto performance and will allow us to build upon our leadership position in the super sports car segment.”

At present, Audi sells its sedans A4, A6 and A8, sport utility vehicles Q5 and Q7, besides the original R8, in India, one of the largest auto markets in the world.

(Agencies)