On July 1, 2010 Autocar was the first to report that Audi had added the 4.2 FSI V8 engine to the R8 Spyder range; the 428 bhp V8 engine fully rounding out the Spyder line-up.
No slouch, the V8 powered R8 Spyder is capable of going It has a 0-60 mph in under 4.8sec and will reach an unrestricted top speed of 185 mph. The engine is also available with Audi’s R tronic sequential manual gearbox. Like the V10 model, the V8 Spyder features an aluminium spaceframe with carbon composites and an automatic retractable folding cloth roof.
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