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 Spyder Ad Is Subpar: VIDEO

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Sports car commercials are usually very entertaining. This latest Audi R8 GT Spyder commercial is different though.  Instead of hearing the high performance engine, we hear this outdated heavy metal soundtrack and the video is also somewhat repetitive. If you don’t agree, check out the new BMW 1M commercial for a tutorial on how to shoot… Continue Reading...

Audi R8 GT Spyder Debuts in Awesome Matte Blue Finish at Le Mans

Audi R8 GT Spyder Debuts in Awesome Matte Blue Finish at Le Mans
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Audi’s Le Mans participation this year was all forms of glorious, from insane crashes to a triumphant podium finish. But mixed in with the excitement of the actual 24 Hour race was the debut of the 2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder. Sporting 560-hp and 398 ft-lbs of torque from its 5.2L V10, the ragtop Audi… 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...

Sport Wheels Galactic Audi R8 V10 Spyder Puts Down 600-HP, Looks Incredible

Sport Wheels Galactic Audi R8 V10 Spyder Puts Down 600-HP, Looks Incredible
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Apparently the factory 525-hp from Audi‘s R8 V10 Spyder isn’t enough for the fine folks at Sport Wheels. They have released a pair of tuning packages to up horsepower depending on the owner’s needs and wants. Their stage one will dial it up to 565-hp and 413 ft-lbs of torque while the second stage pumps… Continue Reading...

Audi R8 Spyder Gets 4.2-Liter V8 With 430-HP

Audi R8 Spyder Gets 4.2-Liter V8 With 430-HP
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Even though everything seemed all but confirmed until now, Audi has finally released the detailed info on their R8 Spyder sporting a 430-hp, 4.2L V8 powerplant. We first reported on the 4.2L FSI availability in February, and it’s interesting to see that it will have slightly more power (10-hp) than the R8 V8 coupe. Audi’s… Continue Reading...