The top down version of the Audi R8 line of cars– 2011 Audi R8 Spyder V10 is a masterpiece of human genius. Awe- inspiring design and breathtaking performance make this Audi R8 an exquisite car to posses. It brings to the car enthusiasts superior design and exhilarating speed for a power packed performance.
If you are choosing the R8 Spyder then your are on the line of showing off, or might be a freak of great speeds. R8 is no chick’s car after pressing the throttle hard. The best feature of the R8 Spyder V10 is its collapsible top. Available in three colors, the top is only 66 pounds in weight and takes hardly 19 seconds for opening or closing and it can be operated at speed of upto 33mph. As compared with the R8 Coupe, the R8 Spyder is sleeker.
The car holds a high performing 5.2 liter FSI V10 engine, characterized by direct injection and dry sump lubrication system. This gives a more reliable and stable performance. The FSI engine can rev up the engine thrust to match speeds of 0- 60 mph in only 3.7 seconds with a top track speed of 194 mph. It delivers 525 hp @ 8000 RPM and a superior torque of 391 lb-ft. @ 6500 RPM
The 2011 Audi R8 Spyder V10 is made available with the transmission options of taking either a six-speed manual transmission with quattro® all-wheel drive or a six-speed R tronic® automatic transmission with quattro® all-wheel drive. The Quattro system is one the most useful and intelligent of systems designed by Audi. It uses an advance control module that automatically monitors the speed, velocity, traction. It delivers variable torque distribution and automatically adjusts the power to the wheels for better traction, no matter the condition of the road.
The Spyder V10 also has the Audi Fuel Stratified Injection, or FSI® as it is called, which enables better performance at lower fuel consumption. This makes the car a sharper, faster and durable performer on the road. The one of a kind Audi Space Frame [ASF®] chassis give the 2011 Audi R8 Spyder V10 a sturdier body and make it a dynamic player of its segment. The AFS technology reduces the overall weight while adding rigidity and strength.
Its exclusive features like its motor sport carbon fiber engine cover with aluminum optic engine vents and rear body panels-inspired design, the aesthetically , enigmatic glossy body, the exclusively designed wheels, give the Audi R8 Spyder V10 a majestic appeal.
The fine Nappa leather upholstery and trimmings give it an exotic and luxurious look. The stylized interiors provide comfort and support. The Carbon Fiber Sigma elements further add to the charm. The driver information system provides advanced navigational controls and also generates route guidance prompts in five different languages.
The 2011 Audi R8 Spyder V10 is an attractive, powerful and commendable piece of metal. However it has also been severely criticized as being by far the most expensive car, though of course the most desirable in the history of German car manufacturer.
Costing around $162,700 in US and £116,710 in UK, the car is going to cost pretty expensive into pockets but still, the car is a symbol to own.