By Shereen Shabnam
Since early 2007 the race track at Dubai Autodrome has been home to the Audi driving experience in Dubai with a wide variety of different programs to choose from. Get behind the wheel of the all-new Audi R8 V10 which is on offer together with the iconic Audi TT for thrilling Audi driving experiences.
The Audi driving experience was established in 2007 to offer driving courses for everyone’s driving ability – from beginners to experts. Today, the courses available are also tailored for ambitious drivers to dynamically experience the Audi brand during driver and safety training courses.
“We are proud to offer our customers and Audi fans an extraordinary driver training experience at the Dubai Autodrome and a unique opportunity for them to feel the spirit of Audi Sport in a race track environment”, says Enrico Atanasio, Director Audi Middle East. “With the Dubai Autodrome we have a premium-class driving facility – with a handling course and a dynamics area,” he continues. The driving experience takes place at the FIA sanctioned 5.39 km circuit in Dubailand which is also the home of Audi Sport in the UAE.
The diverse courses range from a basic handling training to the Audi R8 experience. Ambitious drivers will experience the limits of driving physics and learn how to drive a car safely in extreme driving situations.
Basic courses and safety training are also available. In addition to the familiar experiences with the iconic Audi TT and the all-new Audi R8 V10, an Audi R8 V10 half day driving course and individual training courses with personal coaches for individuals, groups or as a company incentive can be booked. Customers can learn practical skills for everyday driving, with lots of foot-to-the-floor exhilaration thrown in for good measure.
The Audi driving experience, originally established in Audi’s home country of Germany, has stood for driving dynamics, passion and fascination for over three decades. It is a pure driving experience offered by certified Audi driving instructors.
The Audi driving experience also delivers a fascinating insight into Audi innovation, performance and precision. Customers are educated by professional drivers on some of the newest Audi technological advancements. A brilliant piece of superior engineering – the all-new Audi R8 – brings Audi racing technology straight from the track to the road.
With advanced ASF® multi-material construction, the exceptional traction of an exclusive quattro® all-wheel drive system, and standard cutting-edge technologies like Audi virtual cockpit, the R8 is a powerhouse of performance, design and technology. This supercar is ready to drive innovation. Powered by a gutsy 5.2 litre engine, producing 540 hp and delivering 0 to 100 kph in just 3.5 seconds with an ungoverned top speed of 320 kph – an adrenaline rush is guaranteed.
The following courses are currently offered at the Dubai Autodrome:
- Audi advanced driving course
- Audi sports car driving course
- Audi R8 driving experience
- Audi chauffeur driving course
- Audi team build driving experience