The Audi R8 V10 Spyder is the convertible version of the Audi mid-engined 10-cylinder supercar Audi R8. As with its fixed roof sibling the Audi R8 V10 Spyder is on the same platform as the Lamborghini Gallardo and has an ideal combination of extreme power and docile to-city driving manners. For those exotic an affordable everyday, Audi offers coupe and drop-top version of the Audi R8 V8. For current model year, the Audi R8 V10 Spyder available painted red brake calipers, a package of quilted leather in silver, a diamond-stitched Alcantara headliner and a sports exhaust was an option.
The Audi R8 supercar is one of the more attractive on the market due to a mixture of stirring dynamics, surprising functionality and of course double take-induction looks good. The last point is particularly important for the Audi R8 V10 Spyder, which builds wheels on the exotic appearance and proportions of the mid-engined V8 model with large side air intakes, aggressive side skirts and upsizing. The revised headlights, bumpers, taillights and other minor stylistic updates help insiders say the latest model apart from its predecessor. It is noteworthy, the Audi R8 V10 Spyder without the aluminum “wings”, the fixed roof to distinguish Audi R8, are other differences between the coupe additional air intakes behind the seats and safety roll bar. How much more will the arrest sheet of aluminum to resources designed high mass to a minimum in the Audi R8 V10 Spyder.
As the name of the super sports suggests, it is powered by a 5.2-liter V10. Lamborghini come, the mill produces 525 hp at 8000 rpm and 391 pounds-ft of torque at 6,500 revolutions per minute in addition to noise over the entire speed range Maximum engine speed is a thrilling Graduation 8700 revolutions per minute. A gated six-speed manual transmission, which is their way through the aisles like a gorgeous vintage Italian sports car clacks standard, but the maximum performance times can be achieved with available seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.
Equipped with the dual clutch, the Audi R8 is capable of hitting 60mph from standstill in just 3.6 seconds. The top speed is quoted at 193 mph. The best of the Audi R8 V10 Spyder Makes a quattro all-wheel drive system that distributes the output variable to the front and rear axle via a viscous coupling. It is a blessing for the acceleration and makes the car more surefooted than many of his colleagues when the weather is ugly too. Fuel consumption – rarely a point of interest for Super Shopper – suffers from the V10 and all-wheel drive. The stick model shifted versa 12/19 city / highway mpg, while the double-clutch-equipped variant is good for 13/22 mpg.
Together with aluminum double wishbones at the front and rear, the suspension has a “Audi magnetic ride ‘adaptive damper system that can be configured, sporty driving dynamics or to provide a softer ride. The latter is convenient enough that the Audi R8 V10 Spyderconceivable used as a daily driver. Additional chassis bracing means that the Spyder almost as stiff as its coupe counterpart. Direct, hydraulic rack-and-pinion steering provides a feedback-filled, full of character counterpoint to the deaf electric assistance systems, which in many modern performance machines.
Audi R8 V10 Spyder Interior
The Audi R8 V10 Spyder cab meets the visual drama of the outside thanks to details like curved trim and a flat-bottomed steering wheel and high quality materials are employed. Select clients looking for a more luxurious experience from a long list of optional equipment, including supple leather, alcantara headliner and a carbon fiber trim. While there is plenty of room for the driver and front passenger, the R8 V10 is not blessed with an overabundance of the trunk. The front trunk (frunk known as) measures only 3.5 cubic meters and is oddly shaped.
Audi R8 V10 Spyder Navigation and entertainment functions are accessed through Audi’s MMI system, which is one of the most intuitive infotainment setup on the market. But unlike other Audi models, the non R8 MMI controls in an easily accessible place center, instead, they are awkwardly mounted on the dashboard. Fortunately, makes a standard voice input system this problem. The soft top weighs only 93 pounds and helps to keep the vehicle’s center of gravity low and can be raised or lowered in just 19 seconds at speeds of up to 31 mph.
Audi R8 V10 Spyder Features
Standard equipment on the Audi R8 V10 Spyder are supple leather upholstery, the navigation system with SiriusXM Traffic, a seven speakers, a 12-speaker, 465 watt Bang & Olufsen AM / FM / CD stereo system with SiriusXM satellite radio, heated seats, automatic air conditioning, Bluetooth connectivity, a rear view camera, front and the rear ultrasonic parking sensors and full LED exterior lighting. The storage package, optional on the V8 is standard here; it adds two networks on the back of seats, a cargo net on the parcel shelf and a folding compartment under the passenger seat.
Options include the full Nappa leather package, the nappa extended treatment of the seats on the door panels, dashboard and instrument panel. There is also the Diamond Engraving full leather package, which adds an exquisite diamond stitch pattern on the seats and door inserts.
Audi R8 V10 Spyder Safety
The Audi R8 V10 Spyder dual front, side / thorax and knee airbags are standard. The Traction and stability control systems and electronic brake assist are also included.
Audi R8 V10 Spyder Competitors
Although the Audi R8 V10 Spyder offers an appealing blend of style, performance and handling, these attributes are also shared by rivals such as the Ferrari 458 Spider, the Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Roadster and the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster GT.