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GT C Roadster, R8 Spyder, i8 Roadster, 570S Spider drag race - video

In a new video clip posted on YouTube, Mat Watson from the UK's carwow pits four of Europe's fastest convertibles against each other in a drag race – the Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster, Audi R8 Spyder, BMW i8 Roadster, and the McLaren 570S Spider...

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2019 Audi R8, R8 Spyder revealed
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2019 Audi R8, R8 Spyder revealed

The facelifted 2019 Audi R8 has been officially revealed this morning, before it goes on sale in Europe early next year. UPDATE, 24/10/18: Audi has confirmed outputs and acceleration times for the 2019 R8 range. See article for details. Shortly after the German marque published a teaser image on its Facebook page, we now can see the updated supercar in all its glory – headlined by a fresh exterior design, new colours, and more power...


2019 Audi R8 Spyder spied
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2019 Audi R8 Spyder spied

The updated Audi R8 Spyder has been spied during development testing this week, giving us a early look at the updated soft-top version of the German marque's V10 supercar. Like the coupe spied last month, this camouflaged prototype features new elements for the grille, intakes, side sills, bumpers, larger tailpipes, along with a reshaped mesh between the tail-lights and rear bumper...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 16, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 16, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus revealed
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2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus revealed

The most high-performance drop-top Audi ever has been revealed, with the 2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus claiming the title of the "fastest series-production convertible model from the brand with the four rings". How fast? Well, its high-revving 5.2-litre 449kW/560Nm mid-mounted V10 engine is capable of slinging the new-generation Audi R8 Spyder V10 plus from 0-100km/h in just 3...


2017 Audi R8 Spyder pricing and specs: "Lighter, stiffer and faster" droptop here next year
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2017 Audi R8 Spyder pricing and specs: "Lighter, stiffer and faster" droptop here next year

The Australian pricing for the 2017 Audi R8 Spyder has been revealed at the international launch of the new flagship roadster, eight months ahead of the car's local debut in mid-2017. The second-generation drop-top supercar, which its maker Audi Sport claims is "lighter, stiffer and faster" than the generation it replaces, made its debut at this year's New York motor show and hits European showrooms in November, priced from 179,000 euros (AU$256,000)...


2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder unveiled at New York motor show
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2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder unveiled at New York motor show

The all-new 2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder has debuted at the New York motor show, a week after fans scored an unscheduled glimpse of the convertible performance car free from camouflage. This next-generation R8 Spyder brings, along with its electronically-operated fabric roof, a number of key performance improvements, just like its new coupe sibling...


2016 Audi R8 Spyder spied completely undisguised
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2016 Audi R8 Spyder spied completely undisguised

Another example of the recently revealed second-generation 2016 Audi R8 has been spied in public, this time without its top.  Yes, spy photographers have snapped the next-generation Audi R8 Spyder, roofless and also sans camouflage. The bright yellow convertible's state of undress is likely a sign that the new Spyder is out on promotional film and photography work...


2016 Audi R8 Spyder spy photos
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2016 Audi R8 Spyder spy photos

The second-generation Audi R8 Spyder has been spotted at and around the Nurburgring by our team of spy photographers. Despite the layer of swirly camouflage plastered all over its body, it's clear the new R8 Spyder isn't a radical departure from the coupe that it's based in. The new convertible R8 will continue with a electronically operated soft top, which once again features flying buttress layout at the rear...


2012 Audi R8 Spyder V8 in Australia mid-year
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2012 Audi R8 Spyder V8 in Australia mid-year

The Audi R8 Spyder 4.2 FSI V8 will complete the German brand’s flagship sports line-up in Australia when the first of the special-order supercars hits local showrooms in mid-2012. The R8 Spyder 4.2 FSI six-speed manual is priced from $300,400 before on-road costs, while the R tronic six-speed sequential version costs $316,400...


Audi R8 Spyder recalled over fuel leak: 37 Australian vehicles affected
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Audi R8 Spyder recalled over fuel leak: 37 Australian vehicles affected

Audi Australia has been forced to recall one of its most expensive supercars over a potential fuel leak issue. A total of 37 Audi R8 Spyder vehicles manufactured between April 2009 and June 2011 have been recalled in Australia as part of a larger global recall involving 920 of the soft-top supercars...


2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder spy shots
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2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder spy shots

Even though it's not ground-breaking news that Audi will produce a drop-top version of the new Audi R8 GT, our spy photographers have captured a test mule of the Audi R8 GT Spyder undergoing road tests in Germany. The car features a stronger and lighter-weight body compared with the normal Audi R8 V10 and is equipped with a number of cosmetic revisions...


Audi R8 Spyder at 2010 AIMS
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Audi R8 Spyder at 2010 AIMS

The stunning Audi R8 Spyder is on display at AIMS, right now. The already-awesome Audi R8 coupe is something every enthusiast has placed on their Santa's wish list, this convertible version will be placed even higher on that list. It features a 5.2-litre V10, also seen in the Lamborghini Gallardo in some form, and outputs 386kW of power at an ear-piercing 8000rpm and 530Nm of torque at 6500rpm...


How to build an Audi R8 Spyder
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How to build an Audi R8 Spyder

Not many cars are hand-built these days, reason being the precision required for modern cars is so small that it's a job better done by robots. Nonetheless, here is a video of how Audi staff put together an Audi R8 Spyder. For more information: Audi R8 Spyder.


2010 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro official reveal
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2010 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro official reveal

Following a leak of the official gallery late last week, Audi has released the full details surrounding its new R8 Spyder. Supporting rumours that the R8 Spyder would be available exclusively as a V10, the latest press release makes no mention of the 4.2-litre V8 powertrain from the original Audi R8 Coupe. Instead the R8 Spyder uses a mid-mounted 5...