• Audi R8
Everyone knows Audi as a manufacturer of high quality sports cars, and the Audi R8 is one of its best to date. Drivers get to switch between two transmissions, from an Audi's R-tronic automated gearbox manual which can be easily shifted from a lever near the steering wheels, or a six speed manual gearbox.
Audi R8 comes with a heated leather/ Alcantara sports sleek designed sears, safety high quality airbags that comes with head and torso protection as well as a nine speaker audio system along with satellite radio. This car is stable and comes with a shock absorber which will make a safe speed driving experience for anyone.
When it comes to the best on road driving experience, many people turn to luxurious cars. They are not sought after only because of its class and elegance but also because of its performance. Besides the performance factor, many people are willing to part from their money to purchase luxurious cars because of its prestige, as well as its high status in the eyes of others. There are plenty of brands of manufacturers of luxurious cars, and Audi is known to be one of the superb brands out there. The Audi R8 was released by Audi, and is considered to be a diamond among it's long line of luxurious cars.
The Audi R8 is considered to be so could, with its extraordinary features and popularity, the release of this model could even challenge the similarly superior Porsche 911. The similarity will be discussed between the Audi R8 and the Porsche 911, however both are still uniquely impressive.
The Audi R8, as usual has the same level of specs just like other renowned Audi models, and it is also designed based on various other car models from other brands. Take a closer look and you will notice that the prototype of the Audi R8 looks similar to the Le Mans Quattro, and a closer inspection of the chassis, you will spot that it looks from the Lamborghini Gallardo. The engine of the Audi R8 is a V8 like the one seen in an RS4, but it is still without a doubt tremendous. By taking a look at the details of the Audi R8, you will be able to guess to what kind of drivers does it cater to.
The Audi R8 is able to reach a top speed of a superbly fast 187 miles per hour, with its 414 horsepower engine that helps to torque the car from 0 to 60 miles per hour in only 4.5 seconds. The Audi R8 comes with a manual 6-speed shift gearbox which is controlled by the Audi's R-Tronic sequential technology. It is quite environmental friendly for a powerful fuel powered car which produces 318 carbon dioxide g/KM.
Physically, the Audi R8 is measured at 174.4 inches in length and 75 inches in width, which features a 2 door entry. The rear end wheels are sized at 10 X 19, while the front wheels are 8 x 9. They are unique as well, with the front ones are 235/40 ZR19, while the back are 285/35 ZR19. To complete with the sporty and edgy look, the engine is located right at the middle section of the car.
While most might think that this two sitter car might not be quite spacious, it is actually considerably spacious and is quite comfortable as well. According to ardent fans of the R8, the interior designing of the Audi R8 is also considered to be perhaps one of the most beautiful and stunning compared to the other Audi models. This is probably the reason why the Audi R8 seems to be a favorite for those who likes the Porsche 911 but prefer the Audi system.
• Audi Q7
Perhaps known as the first SUV model ever released by Audi in the year 2005, the Audi Q7 is still a sought after car. Adapted from the design of the memorable Audi Pikes Peak Quattro, the Audi Q7 is built specially for fan of the design, but intend to drive it on the roads. Although it is built for on road driving, the Audi Q7 has the same integrated permanent four wheel system as the Quattro which supports off-road driving with its different central lock couple with an air suspension which has adjustable height.
Besides the on road/ off road switching capabilities, the Audi Q7 is also known for its Side Assist support, its AMI system also known as the popular Audi Music Interface. The Audi Music Interface is upgraded and up to date with the latest technology with the newer produced Audi, with features such as an iPod dock where you are able to blast music from your iPod through the main sound system. Besides its profound entertainment system, the Audi Q7 features safety features as well such as its blind-spot detection with the Audi Side Assist technology as well as an integrated warning system.
The Audi Q7 has different engine for each of its model from the Q7 series. For instance, the 4.2 DSI model comes with a 4.163 liter V8 engine with 320 pounds per feet of torque, while the 3.6 FSI has a VR6 3.597 liter engine with a torque power of 270 pounds per feet. However, both of these two are fueled with petrol. Other models like the 3.0 TDI, the 4.21 TDI and the V12 TDI are powered by diesel. As for the engines, they vary. For example, the 3.0 TDI comes with a 2.967 liter V6 turbo engine, and another version of it which utilizes clean diesel has the same engine, however it uses an integrated selective catalytic reduction system. The 4.2 TDI model has a 4.134 liter V8 turbo engine, while the V12 TDI, obviously comes with a V12 engine, 5.934 twin turbo. All of the Audi Q7 are super fast, being able to hit the speed of 0 to 100 kilometers per hour from 8.5 seconds to a whopping 7.4 seconds depending on its engine.
The Audi Q7 interior is designed stunningly which oozes a sense of elegance and luxury. It combines various high quality and expensive materials such as Inuit white leather with wood. The latest produced Audi Q7 which are made after 2009 sport different looking exteriors, with brand new LED lighting, new addition of rear lights and front lights, new wheel rims, four different sporty colors, as well as upgraded stylish car body.
Even the interior is upgraded with a better leather seating which looks much more beautiful, as well as a built-in instrument cluster, ambient lighting at the door, a brand new trim, and the brand new third generation Audi Music Interface control system.
All of the Audi Q7 models feature a six speed gearbox with a Tiptronic automatic transmission which promises seamless driving experience. The latest makes after 2009 are much more reliable due to the upgraded engines inside, especially the 6.0 TDI Quattro which comes with a V12 Twin Turbo.
• Audi A5 Convertible
Saint Tropez or Cannes and Monaco, the city where it is party all day and all night long, the place of glamour and endless pleasure, where luxury is everything. There are plenty places to visit all over Cote d'Azur, from the beach clubs to the luxurious hotels. What better way to travel from one location to another then to cruise the city in a brand new luxurious car? Of course, you don't have to buy one when you can rent one.
When it comes to car rentals in French Riviera, why settle for the mediocre rides when you can pick up a luxurious ride and cruise the city as everyone stare in awe. The bad thing is that as there are not many exotic car rentals Cote d'Azur, our price could be quite competitive which is good for you. And while you can, this is the best time to experience driving the Audi A5 convertible.
First of let's talk about the Audi A5's engine. It is a powerful V6 engine with a high powered, turbocharged 2.0 liter that comes with four cylinders. It is a two door convertible, complete with amazingly attractive design. The weight distribution of the car is optimal thanks to the Audi's sports suspensions. Not to forget that it is an extremely comfortable car as well.
For those who are new to Cote d'Azur, navigating around the town could be quite hard. However, you don't have to worry with the Audi A5 as it includes a built in GPS with 3D map system to help you find your way around town and avoid from getting yourself lost. The Audi A5 convertible is definitely a must experience ride for car enthusiasts, and what better way to drive it than to do it in style in the glamour city of Saint Tropez.