2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder to adjust its global debut in New York today with sharper styling and performance. This open version of the second generation 2017 Audi R8 V10 Coupe bowing in Geneva motor show shares last year’s very stylistically and mechanically with its hard shell brother. But the new 2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder also boasts a number of unique touches that go beyond the improved solar racing abilities.
2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder
Like the 2017 Audi Coupe, the new Spyder is an aluminum-intensive exercise using the latest Audi Space Frame, which also incorporates a healthy dose of carbon fiber. Here is strong, lightweight core stepping into the A-pillars, windshield header and his plates. Those strategic changes increase torsional rigidity by 50 percent more than the vehicle it replaces to improve handling and response.
2017 Audi R8 V10 Engine
The new Spyder shares a 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V10 engine with the Coupe, which makes 540 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque. It is backed by a paddle-shift 7-speed S-Tronic dual-clutch gearbox and a final version of Quattro four-wheel drive system the automaker’s that can communicate 100 percent of the driving power to either axle. Audi says the Spyder will slash 0-62 mph in 3.6 seconds and reaches a top speed of 198 km compared to the Coupe’s 3.7 seconds and 201 mph best.
Crowning of the new 2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder is a powered, multi-layer fabric soft top that can be traveled in less than 20 seconds when the car at speeds up to 31 mph. It tucks away neatly under the hard tonneau. The window glass behind is an independent element that may at any time be withdrawn, regardless of status over’s.
2017 Audi R8 V10 Price
The 2017 Audi R8 V10 Spyder goes into production later this year at a facility outside Neckarsulm, Germany. Pricing and other details will be announced closer to the US on-sale date, but expect it to open a modest north of $ 165.850 start sticker of 2017 R8 V10 Coupe. Audi made no mention of an even more powerful Spyder variant, but 2017 Audi R8 V10 Plus model with 601 horses version of the 5.2-liter engine is rumored to be in the works and could arrive this fall at the Paris Motor Show.