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Old 10th August 2007, 02:10   #31
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both way, but would you know when and if audi plans to bring the R8 to india.
I guess it'll be a while before it hits the road in India. It'll be priced close to 80-90lakhs,I guess. Its almost $100K in the US.
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I guess it'll be a while before it hits the road in India. It'll be priced close to 80-90lakhs,I guess. Its almost $100K in the US.
Dude it'll be more than 80-90. Its retailing at 110K here
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Dude it'll be more than 80-90. Its retailing at 110K here
The base model is at about $100K,the cheapest versions at that.
A crore and more, that's gonna be the benchmark.
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Dude it'll be more than 80-90. Its retailing at 110K here
dont worry boys if it is retailing at 100k or 110 k it does not make a difference it would find its way to indian shores either from the dealership or otherwise. it should just catch an enthusiasts eye. give it a month or so and you shall hear on this very site " spotted an audi R8 in _ _ _ city" and we would be discussing the car.
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Anyone who can put down 1 cr on an R8 car can put down 1.5 on a Gallardo. Both use the same engine with Gallardo winning on brand name, styling, snob value, HP. I do not think R8 will have a market in India unless people want something different.
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Anyone who can put down 1 cr on an R8 car can put down 1.5 on a Gallardo. Both use the same engine with Gallardo winning on brand name, styling, snob value, HP. I do not think R8 will have a market in India unless people want something different.
trust me when i tell you everything finds a market in india. it should just be exclusive and have snob value. the gallardo are few but plenty in their own right. whats not there is the audi R8. so someone with money and wants to stand out in his or her elite circle would get it.
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trust me when i tell you everything finds a market in india. it should just be exclusive and have snob value. the gallardo are few but plenty in their own right. whats not there is the audi R8. so someone with money and wants to stand out in his or her elite circle would get it.
I'm sure there would be a fair # of R8s in the country within the next couple of years..
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I'm sure there would be a fair # of R8s in the country within the next couple of years..
years nitin, no no months if it gets an entrance. its like the hummer h3 and the audi Q7 or the porsche cayyane. once they had someone import them then they became common. similar fate as the gallardo would be lived by the R8.
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ive driven an a6 3.2 with this engine and oh boy, it flies. cant imagine how much quicker the tt would be.
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oh trust me bro! it melts the tarmac........such a heavy engine in such a small body is just criminal! lol
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oh trust me bro! it melts the tarmac........such a heavy engine in such a small body is just criminal! lol
and with the esp off itll just be madness.
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i can just about imagine what the engine would do in the TT. a pure rocket on wheels
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Big engine+ small car+good road= sheer thrill & adrenaline rush!!
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Big engine+ small car+good road= sheer thrill & adrenaline rush!!
but roads here are very few where you can actually enjoy good cars with usage of their full potential. the brakes gets used to their full potential though.
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@shadwalker: kudos on your TDnR " Test Drive and Rip "

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but roads here are very few where you can actually enjoy good cars with usage of their full potential. the brakes gets used to their full potential though.
True so very true! ceramic brake pads will be awesome on our roads, wont it!

bhpians : i don't know where i saw this, but i remember i saw a audi TT with dual engines, yes Engine1 & Engine2.
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