Audi launches R8 Spyder sports car

German luxury car-maker Audi launched its two-seater sports car R8 Spyder, which is priced at around Rs 1.47 crore (ex-showroom Maharashtra).

Powered by a 5.2 litre, V10 engine delivering 525 HP, the car zooms from zero to 100 kmph in 4.1 seconds. Spyder will be available for customers from April onwards. It weighs just 1.7 tonnes and has a top speed of 313 kmph.

The R8 Spyder is the second model launched in the super sports segment by Audi in 2011. Recently the car maker launched the 5.2 litre engine option on the R8 coupe.