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Pure driving dynamics: the new Audi R8 V10 RWS to arrive in the Middle East

connoisseur March 14, 2018 0
Pure driving dynamics: the new Audi R8 V10 RWS to arrive in the Middle East
  • First Audi production model with rear wheel-drive as a limited edition
  • 50 kilograms lighter than R8 Coupé V10
  • R8 RWS to arrive in the Middle East beginning of April

Dubai, March 13, 2018 – The Audi Sport GmbH is extending its R8 model series to include a new derivative with rear-wheel drive. The Audi R8 V10 RWS will arrive in the Middle East during April 2018 as a limited series of 999 units in both Coupé and Spyder variants.
The purist character of the new R8 variant is underscored by the matt black grille of the Singleframe and the matt black air apertures at the front and rear of the car. The upper sideblade (of the Coupé) is finished in gloss black, the lower blade in the body colour. Similar to the R8 LMS GT 4, the Coupé is available with an optional red film running over the hood, roof and rear end. Inside, the driver and passenger sit in sport seats covered in leather and Alcantara. Bucket seats are available as an option. The dashboard bears an emblem “1 of 999,” indicating the limited number of units.

Starting prices* for the Middle East markets in local currencies:

R8 Coupe RWS V10 FSI  S tronic (540 hp):

  • Bahrain: 50,300 BHD
    • Kuwait: 40,690 KWD
    • Oman: 51,500 OMR
    • Qatar: 485,600 QAR
    UAE: 514,500 AED

R8 Spyder RWS V10 FSI  S tronic (540 hp):

  • Bahrain: 56,450 BHD
    • Kuwait: 45,670 KWD
    • Oman: 57,800 OMR
    • Qatar: 545,100 QAR
    • UAE: 577,500 AED