Life is being good to ace Indian cricketer Virat Kohli, as he gets himself a limited edition Audi R8 LMX super-car.
The Audi R8 LMX takes pride in being the first production car with laser high beam lighting in India. It is priced at INR 2.97 crores (ex-showroom Delhi/Mumbai) and is a limited edition with a production run limited to only 99 vehicles globally.
With 570 hp(419 kW) of power and 540 Nm (398.3 lb‑ft) of torque, the R8 LMX’s 5.2 liter, V10 engine accelerates the car from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.4 seconds making it the fastest as well as the most powerful Audi R8 ever. It has a top speed of 320 km/h (198.8 mph).
“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, Head, Audi India, who handed over the keys of the Audi R8 LMX to Virat.
“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.