Audi R8 Spyder Gets The Mansory Treatment

Audi R8 Spyder Gets The Mansory Treatment
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Mansory’s extravagant creations are becoming more hit-or-miss in terms of success, but thankfully their rendition of Audi’s R8 Spyder is tolerable if not elegant. Known to sometimes go over the top, we’re surprised by the subtle approach Mansory took with Audi’s exotic convertible supercar. Of course carbon fiber is incorporated, featured on the new front… Continue Reading...

Audi R8 Spyder Recalled For Fuel Leak, Fire Risk

Audi R8 Spyder Recalled For Fuel Leak, Fire Risk
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As much as we love Audi‘s new R8 Spyder, there is something wrong with it – the potential to catch on fire! Not to worry, however, as Audi has issues a recall on all 920 R8 Spyders dating from 2011 and 2012. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the fuel supply line… Continue Reading...

Audi R8 GT Hits the Track [Photo Gallery]

Audi R8 GT Hits the Track [Photo Gallery]
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There has been a whole lot of buzz around Audi’s R8 GT since its official debut, and now we have the first photos of the lighter and faster exotic sports car hitting the track at Infineon Raceway. This is the R8 GT’s debut on the track in America and a few lucky individuals were able… Continue Reading...

Audi R8 GT Spyder Revealed In Sketches

Audi R8 GT Spyder Revealed In Sketches
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Audi will apparently produce an R8 GT Spyder, defeating the purpose of the lighter, more performance-oriented R8 GT, but opening up a whole new market for their supercar, and those more concerned with looking fast than going fast. The Spyder will likely pack the same 552-horsepower 5.2L V10 as the coupe, but be limited to… Continue Reading...

ABT Sportsline Debuts Chrome Red Audi R8 GT S

ABT Sportsline Debuts Chrome Red Audi R8 GT S
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ABT Sportsline perhaps stole a part of the show at Geneva with their R8 GT S, their take on Audi’s R8 Spyder. Featuring a beautiful chrome red exterior, ABT Sportsline clearly aimed to grab the attention of the public with the contrasting carbon fiber components and the overall sinister red-and-black theme throughout the vehicle. The… Continue Reading...

LA 2009: Audi R8 Spyder Drops Its Top In the Golden State

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LA 2009: Audi R8 Spyder Drops Its Top In the Golden State
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It’s sure to be one of, if not the car’s largest market, so it’s no surrise that Audi chose the Los Angeles Auto Show to introduce Americans to the new R8 Spyder. Having recently been given it’s world premiere in Frankfurt Germany after years of speculation and spy photos, the 525-hp drop-top R8 is finally… Continue Reading...

LA Preview: 525-hp Audi R8 Spyder Set to Drop Top in Los Angeles

LA Preview: 525-hp Audi R8 Spyder Set to Drop Top in Los Angeles
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After much anticipation Audi unveiled the drop-top version of its R8 in Frankfurt a few months back and now the car is set to get its North American premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Powered by the Lamborghini sourced 5.2-liter V10, the Spyder makes 525hp, allowing it to hit 62 mph in 4.1 seconds… Continue Reading...

Report: Audi to Phase Out V10 in Favor of Turbocharged V8

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Report: Audi to Phase Out V10 in Favor of Turbocharged V8
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Just days after Audi released its V10-powered R8 Spyder, news has emerged that the German automaker is planning to do away with the massive ten cylinder engine. In its place will be a turbocharged V8 powerplant, that will offer as much (if not more) power with improved fuel economy. The news, as reported by Germany’s… Continue Reading...

VIDEO: Audi R8 Spyder Cruising Miami and Being Thrashed

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VIDEO: Audi R8 Spyder Cruising Miami and Being Thrashed
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With the debut of the new R8 Spyder at the Frankfurt Auto Show last week, Audi has just released two videos of the drop-top exotic. The second one is a montage of clips showing a delicious brown R8 Spyder comfortably cruising in Miami. The first bit of video is a shorter promo clip of the… Continue Reading...

Frankfurt 2009: Audi R8 Spyder World Premiere

Frankfurt 2009: Audi R8 Spyder World Premiere
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At long last, its here; Audi’s R8 Spyder. With rumors of the car emerging almost simultaneously with the launch of the original V8-powered R8, it’s been a long time coming. Powered by the Lamborghini sourced 5.2-liter V10, the Spyder makes 525hp, allowing it to hit 62 mph in 4.1 seconds and blast on to a… Continue Reading...

Breaking: Audi R8 Convertible Images Leak Ahead of Frankfurt Debut

Breaking: Audi R8 Convertible Images Leak Ahead of Frankfurt Debut
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Easily one of the most anticipated debuts at the Frankfurt Auto Show is the convertible version of the Audi R8. The folks over at WorldCarFans seem to have gotten a hold of a selection of official Audi images of the R8. What we do know (other than the fact that it’s incredibly stunning) is that… Continue Reading...
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