NewZNew (Chandigarh) : Audi, the German luxury car manufacturer, today, welcomed Indian batsman and Captain of the Indian Test Cricket team Virat Kohli into the Audi family with Mr. Joe King, Head, Audi India, handing him over keys of the limited edition Audi R8 LMX, one of only 99 produced the world over, in Mumbai. No wonder Virat was bowled over by the sheer dynamism of this super sportscar.
“We are thrilled to welcome Virat into the Audi Family. Audi has always been a brand for ‘Young Achievers’ who have made it big and want to celebrate their achievement and their individuality. Audi R8 LMX is a perfect choice for Virat, as both exemplify brilliant innovation in their performances. In fact, Virat now becomes one of the only 99 proud owners globally to boast of this most powerful and fastest Audi ever,” said Mr. Joe King.
“I am delighted with my new limited edition super sports car Audi R8 LMX. I am especially proud and excited to be one of only 99 owners of this special car. I have always loved automobiles and have been an admirer of Audi. I already own an Audi R8 and Audi Q7. I am looking forward to some exciting drives with this new machine.” said Mr. Virat Kohli
The most powerful Audi ever, the Audi R8 LMX produces 570 hp (419 kW) of power, the compact, seven‑speed S tronic® transfers the power to the quattro® permanent all‑wheel drive system. The fastest Audi R8 ever, it sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.4 seconds and achieves a top speed of 320 km/h. The Laser high beam lighting increases range and safety, offering illumination range upto 500 metres.
“We have always believed in making fans and not just customers. The Audi brand embodies sportiness, progressiveness and sophistication and Virat truly personifies these attributes. The Audi R8 LMX thrills with intelligent lightweight engineering, impressive design and breathtaking driving performance right from the word go. I am sure that Virat will enjoy his drives in the R8 LMX as much as he enjoys playing his cover drives. We wish him more laurels for his career ahead,” added Mr. King.
The Audi model range in India includes the Audi A3 Sedan, Audi A3 Cabriolet, Audi A4, Audi A6, Audi A7 Sportback, Audi A8 L, Audi Q3, Audi Q5, Audi Q7, new Audi TT Coupé, Audi S4, Audi S6, Audi RS 5 Coupé, Audi RS 7 Sportback, Audi R8, Audi R8 Spyder, Audi R8 V10 plus and Audi R8 LMX available across the country: in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bengaluru Central, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi Central, Delhi South, Delhi West, Goa, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kochi, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai South, Mumbai West, Nagpur, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Noida, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Surat, Udaipur, Vadodara and Visakhapatnam.