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Audi R8 China Edition - Malibu Blue or Suzuka Grey

Posted by Victor Ivanov on 06 December 2012

Audi has presented the 2012 R8 China Edition. The car will be sold exclusively in China and it will feature some nice upgrades.

The exterior will be finished only in Malibu Blue or Suzuka Grey. The R8 China Edition will also have contrasting side blades, a carbon fiber rear wing and gloss black 19" alloy wheels fitted with performance tires.

The interior boasts leather and Alcantara sport seats, an Alcantara steering wheel and body color accents. There are also a lot of carbon fiber elements like side mouldings. Each R8 China Edition will have an individually-serial numbered aluminum gear knob.

2012 Audi R8 China Edition is powered by the same 5.2 liter V10 from Gallardo – 525HP (386 kW) and 530Nm (391 lb-ft) of torque. It is mated to a R-tronic automatic transmission and the power is put on the road through quattro all-wheel drive system. 0-100 km/h in 3.9 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) – electronically limited.

Only 80 units will be produced.

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Source: Audi