2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus Review – The second generation of the Audi R8 appears in 2015 when the Germany company is launching evolutionary design with styling cues that are sharper and more aggressive approach. Audi also remodel the engine range, adopted V-10 5.2 liters are enhanced and dropping the base V-8. Instead, he introduced the all-electric version of the Audi R8, which stopped just one year on the market. Just like its predecessor, the second gen Audi R8 also gets a Plus variant and Spyder. But for the first time in history, Audi brought two badges under the umbrella of the same, creating the Audi R8 Spyder Plus.
2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus Exterior
We already know everything there is to know about the 2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus, so the big question here is whether Plus make a difference when it comes to exterior features. Sure, there are a few features that distinguish a Plus, but you have to look very close. And both exist in the back, where the Plus brings an extra black spoiler and exhaust pipe standard is divided into two for the layout of the quad. In addition, basically identical to model non-Plus. But this is not a problem because the second gen Audi R8 same threaten it. In addition, you get the same evolutionary design with sharper features, a larger front grille, the diffuser is like a race and a vertical side intake. Spyder in the name also means that it comes with a light cloth instead of a metal roof. It uses frames aluminum and magnesium and is operated by electro-hydraulic drive opens and closes the hood in 20 seconds. The action can be done at speeds up to 31 mph.
The rear window can be drawn and extended depending on how much air you want inside the cabin. By the way, the Spyder comes with the machine hood is entirely different, since the large glass pieces that show off the factory V-10 was replaced by the hood of the car.
2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus Interior
Just like the exterior, the Interior is identical with the standard Audi R8. The only feature that could set it apart was the choice of exclusive Audi Exclusive Micrommata design packages or the new Green. The latter is wearing a black leather interior with Nappa that actually black with perforated inserts, Green contrast stitching accents on the middle seat, armrest, door, and floor mats with glowing colors that match the exterior paint. Needless to say, I would like to see a lot more extra features and some special options on top of that, but I must admit that the Audi R8 is a sports car that is well equipped, with all the needs of the fans. The drop-top second gen flat steering wheel comes with a redesigned with three fingers and a lot of control, sports seats are revised with the lateral support is perfected, and 12.3-inch screen that replaces the old instruments and gauges the MMI screen. previously installed in the middle of the pile. There is also a redesigned dashboard with new a/c vents and centre console. Trim options included leather and Alcantara combo or Nappa Nappa leather optional for seats, as well as the clear-coated carbon-fiber for the dashboard, center console, and door panels.
2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus Engine
This is where the Plus is significantly different than the standard R8 V10. Despite using the same Lamborghini, 5.2-liter V-10 as a base model, version Plus benefit from a number of upgrades that increase the output. While the usual model issued 540 horsepower and 398 pound-feet torque; Plus comes with 610 horses and 413 pound-feet of twist in the press. It is an additional 70 horsepower and 15 foot pounds, which is not sneezing and make a big difference in the performance. Multiplier of the naturally aspirated into a dual-clutch transmission S Tronic (no manual unfortunately) and Audi Quattro AWD systems already. Sprint to 62 mph comes in 3.3 seconds, three-tenths faster than the non-Plus model, while the top speed now is rated 204 mph, six mph higher. This is also almost the same as fast with the coupe Plus, which one-tenth second slower to 62 mph and only one mph slower in terms of top speed.
2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus Price
The U.S. price for the 2018 Audi R8 Spyder V10 Plus is not available in June 2017, but Audi says that the sports car will start from €207.500 in Germany. That was a 16 percent premium from the Audi R8 Spyder’s standard, which means that Plus should start from around $203,000 in the U.S.