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2017 Audi R8 Spyder

At a Glance

Pricing $175,100
Drive Types AWD
Engines 5.2l V10
Transmissions SM7
Fuel Economy 14 (city), 22 (highway)

Overview Information

Audi's mid-engine sports car, the R8, is available in both coupe and convertible (Spyder) forms. Power is provided to all four wheels by a 5.2L V10 engine. The quattro AWD system has a rear-wheel torque bias, but can send torque to the front wheels to improve traction.

What Changed:

The R8 was redesigned for 2017. A 540-bhp V10 engine is standard in the R8 V10.

Official Word:

Spectacular design and breathtaking dynamism, combined with the allure of open-top driving - Audi presents the new Audi R8 Spyder at the New York International Auto Show 2016 from March 23 to April 3. Its V10 naturally aspirated engine supplies 397 kW (540 hp) and 540 Nm (398.3 lb-ft) of torque. The new open-roof high-performance sports car opens another chapter in the Audi R8 success story. It all started in 2007 with the market introduction of...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
R8 Spyder 5.2l V10 (540-bhp) SM7 AWD 14/22/18 $175,100