Audi has revealed an exclusive selection of its 2012 R8 vehicles designed specially for the U.S. market. The exclusive selection editions include 2012 Audi R8 V8 and R8 V10, that will arrive in limited edition later this month. Only 20 units of 2012 Audi R8 V8 and 30 units of R8 V10 will be offered to U.S. Audi fans!
The exclusive edition vehicles are well-equipped with impressive exterior design and expensive interior finishes. Perhaps, this is an attempt to keep buyers interested in the current model until the newest Audi R8 arrives in 2013 model year. So let’s see all those exclusive specifications one by one.
The 2012 Audi R8 V8 exclusive selection edition debuts a Daytona Gray matte exterior, which is a signature hue for this series, though R8 V8s will be available in a range of colors as well. The rich exterior design also features carbon fiber exterior splitter and diffuser, 19-inch titanium five-arm double spoke wheels, black grille surround, black exhaust finishers, R8 GT tail lamps, and red brake calipers.
The 2012 Audi R8 V10 exclusive selection edition is presented in a shimmering Ibis White exterior with a number of Brilliant Black accents, including exterior mirrors, the sideblade, rear license plate surround, etc. Inside this super car you will find the same contrasting colors, this time featuring sports unique Ibis finishes and Alabaster White contrast stitching, as well as the same carbon fiber accents. An exclusive leather navigation surround and a thicker steering wheel complete the interior.
Both R8 V8 and R8 V10 will be available with a six-speed manual transmission or an automatic R tronic transmission. The prices range from $137,700 up to $170,600 based on the model and transmission type.
2012 Audi R8 exclusive selection edition, besides the breathtaking design and style, boasts superior speed, performance and handling provided by Audi ultra lightweight technology and Audi quattro all-wheel drive.