November 29, 2006
Audi R8 and TT Coupe debut in China
Beijing, China – The Audi R8 and TT Coupe have made their debuts at the Beijing Motor Show, sharing the stage with the Audi A6L. The premiere was highlighted by the unveiling of a TT sculpture, weighing almost ten tons, in front of the Grand Hyatt hotel, close to Tiananmen Square.
In October, Audi’s Chinese sales rose 21 per cent, with 6,167 vehicles sold in the country. In the first ten months of 2006, the company sold 66,634 vehicles.
The Audi A6L is built in China and tailored for that market, using a 3.2-litre V6 or 4.2-litre V8.