Likening cars to chocolate, sex and other things is the realm of bored “Boring
The R8 Spyder has lost the ‘side blades’ for a pair of air scoops in front of
You have to wonder though about a car where the rear deck has a pair of air
Audi continue there “pimp and prostitute” look with a windscreen framed in
brushed aluminium, adding to the HUGE silver rings on the badge and the fairy
lights on the headlights (although I have to give them 100% for practicality of low
light visibility while not burning out your expensive headlight globes).........
however this can ALL be overlooked after realising that under the bonnet you have
the Lambo-derived 5.2-litre V10. 525bhp and 390lb ft of torque. And the sound it
makes is better than almost any other car I have had the privilege of listening
to.....Hard-top R8 V10 does 60mph in 3.9seconds so expect the Spyder to do it in
just over four seconds.
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