The 2016 Delhi Auto Expo is just around the corner and almost every automaker who is set to be a part of it is gearing up to display their exceptional offerings for what is touted to be Asia’s largest motor show. Audi, one of the major participants of the motor show, today revealed that it will be showcasing three new cars at the 2016 Auto Expo – the New Generation R8, A8 L Security Armoured Car and the New Audi Prologue Concept.
New Generation Audi R8 V10:
First unveiled at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, the new generation Audi R8 is finally set to reach the Indian shores next year. Likely to be one of the key highlights of the 2016 Auto Expo, the new Audi R8 comes with some exceptional styling and some striking exterior feature. The car’s spearhead stance garnished by the single-frame front grille with honeycomb pattern, flanked by standard flat LED headlamps or optional laser lighting clusters.
To enhance the racing quotient of the car, 50% of its parts now come from the the racing spec R8 LMS, making it all the more powerful and dynamic. The new R8 is powered by a 5.2-litre naturally aspirated V10 engine that will come in two states of tune – 540bhp and 610bhp and is coupled with the standard Quattro all-wheel-drive system.
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New Audi A8 L Security:
With Mercedes-Benz and BMW making some considerable strides in the highly-exclusive armoured car segment in India, Audi has no plans to be someone who likes to be left behind. The German carmaker is all set to unveil the new Audi A8 L Security, an armoured version of the A8 L sedan, at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo. First seen at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, the car comes with a more robust design and is certified to the requirements of resistance class VR 9 instead of resistance class VR 7 like the earlier one. The new A8 L Security is manufactured by the company entirely under its own supervision in a partnership between the Neckarsulm plant and that to at a secure, top-secret facility.
The chassis of the car has been specially designed to meet the high security standards and further comes with some extensive usage of aluminium in the body that has considerably reduced its weight. The new A8 L Security also comes with Audi’s quattro drive system that makes it the only high-security armoured luxury sedan with an all-wheel drive system directly offered by a manufacturer.
Audi Prologue Concept:
The next big highlight from Audi to be showcased at the 2016 Delhi Auto Expo will be the new Audi Prologue Concept. The concept was first seen at the Shanghai Auto Show and according to Audi will be one of the highpoints of Delhi Auto Show next year. The concept comes with all the standard features that have been seen in Audi cars like sportiness, lightweight design and the Quattro system.
Audi claims that the prologue Concept will be the sportiest car in the luxury segment that comes with a perfect combination of high-end technology and unrestricted everyday practicality in addition to its alluring design.