Audi R8 V10 Plus Makes Debut in Super Bowl 50 Commercial

March 14th, 2016 by

Audi R8 V10Audi R8 V10 Plus Makes Debut in Super Bowl 50 Commercial

The 2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus is truly out of this world.  Who better to put that claim to the test than someone who’s been to the moon!

Audi gives a glimpse of what it’s like behind the wheel of the newest super car in its Super Bowl 50 commercial.

Audi R8 V10The former astronaut, whose home is lined with space memorabilia, seems to have lost all excitement. His son has a solution— and reaches 60 mph in just 3.2 seconds. He takes the keys and the two lift off beneath the moon. Rocket flashbacks and “Starman,” by the late David Bowie in the background help paint the picture of a space commander who’s found his passion for life again.

The car company says the commercial serves as a, “It’s a universal reminder that amazing things happen when we choose exploration, technology andthe moon.”

 Audi has called this their most powerful production model ever, and with good reason.

This super car is priced from $162,900. They land in dealerships in March.All of this is integrated for the first time with the Audi drive select system. The R8 V10 plus comes with four modes—comfort, auto, dynamic, individual—plus a “performance mode.” Its dry, wet, and snow programming doesn’t let any road condition deter maximum performance.With the same engine found in the R8 LMS racecar, this car can achieve a top speed of 205 mph. It offers two updated versions of the infamous high-revving5.2-liter V10 FSI engine and a seven-speed S-tronic dual-clutch transmission.

You can check out an extended version of the commercial below.

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