Here the first reminder that the new Audi R8 was officially unveiled in early March last year at the Geneva Motor Show, as a Coupe. Now, the Germans have prepared and the Spyder variant, which is promoted at the Auto Show in New York. In short, the new Audi R8 Spyder has kept soft folding roof, which opens / closes in 20 seconds at speeds up to 31 mph.
Like the R8 Coupe, and the R8 Spyder will be available with 5.2-liter V10 FSI engine with 397 kW / 540 HP and 540 Nm, and with more powerful R8 V10 Plus with 449 kW / 610 HP and 560 Nm. It should be noted that the R8 Spyder has a seven-speed automatic gearbox and drive to all four wheels. Start of the sale of the new R8 Spyder in Europe is expected in the second half of this year.