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Audi Launched R8 Spyder in the UK

The luxury car manufacturer, Audi has been introduced the Spyder version of R8, named as Audi R8 Spyder, in the UK market at the on-road price tag of £ 129,000 (around Rs. 1.14 crore). The Spyder version is the highly desirable convertible model of the existed R8.

The German carmaker has not included the extra power in the R8 Spyder, but the model comes with the 50 percent extra rigidity than the outgoing coupe version. Under the specifications, the Spyder version comes with the fully automated and lightweight cloth hood that is to be fully opened or closed in around 20 seconds at the speed up to 31mph.

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Similar to the R8 Coupe version, the R8 Spyder received the V10 engine from Lamborghini. Moreover, the Quattro AWD (all-wheel drive) system and 7-speed S-tronic transmission will be offered as standard options. The new Audi R8 Spyder version rated at the output of 532bhp power and the torque of 540Nm.

New R8 Spyder is capable of hitting the acceleration speed 0-100 km/h (0-62mph) in just 3.5 seconds and thereby reached the top speed at 197 mph (316 km/h). 

The other new model, Sports Plus Pack will come with the most responsive features like magnetic ride adaptive damping, dynamic steering and the different shaped exhaust system with the black colored tailpipes, despite the standard chrome pipes.

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Bang & Olufsen Sound System is available as an optional feature with the two loudspeakers, which are arranged in the headrests of seats for better sound quality. There are no heavy changes and almost the Spyder version’s look, specification and features similar to the R8 coupe version.

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