Stock of Audi R8s “Sold Out for Months to Come”
INGOLSTADT, GERMANY– Audi has announced that its stock of R8 cars is sold out for months to come. AudiAG reported that total R8 sales in April were up by more than 2.9 percent, withthe brand selling 86,700 cars worldwide last month, according towww.edmunds.com.
The R8 isAudi’s first midengine sports car, as well as the fastest Audi ever produced.Equipped with a 4.2L FSI V-8 engine, the R8 has a 0-60-mph time of 4.4 secondsand a top speed of 187 mph.
Audireports that the Audi Q7 has become the automaker’s most successful model in the U.S. market after the Audi A4.Audi Chairman Rupert Stadler said he expects a “significant growth in sales” inthe second half of the year and predicts “we’ll achieve the millionth car soldby year’s end as announced.”