Say hello to the most demanding sports car in the market, 2015 Audi R8 GT Spyder, which walk on its first year in 2015. Audi offers dynamics stirring system for this car and the buyers love its practicality on the city road. In other words, they did not only work on the beautiful design on the outside but also more comfortable inside. We can see the combination between the exotic looks and the powerful V10 engines into a super car. That is why it becomes the top ranks sports car nowadays in the world automotive market. The remarkable feature of the 2015 R8 V10 Spyder is the removing of aluminum on its side blades in order to give more speed on the road.
Under the Hood
Let us take a look into the engine of Audi Spyder R8. There is a 5.2 L V10 engine as same as its name. The 525 horsepower won’t move away from its power. Meanwhile, the torque reached only for 391 ft-lb at 6,500rpm. You will hear some noises when this engine reaches 8,700 rpm on the road. As vintage sports car, Audi gives six-speed manual transmission for this V10 engine. However, the best performance is only achieved when you change the gearbox with seven-speed dual-clutch system. The result of this gearbox is impressive. This car is able to reach 0-60 mph only for 3.6 seconds with 193mph of top speed. You cannot count how fast this car on the highway.
Standard Fuel Economy
The secret of its super-power ponies is located at the all-wheel drive system of the Audi Spyder R8. This quatroo wheel drive generates better acceleration especially when you are speeding. For the fuel economy, we have to say it is average or not unusual for other sports cars. The manual gearbox pumps 12 mpg in the city and 19 mpg on the highway. Meanwhile, the dual-clutch gearbox offers higher EPA ratings at 13 mpg city and 22 mpg highway. We can conclude that Audi does not concern in the fuel economy but they have done well in the increasing the power as supercar.
The details of the Audi R8 Spyder cabin have more aesthetic than previous R8 which got facelift in 2013 ago. The steering wheel is placed into flat-bottomed design with higher-level of materials. The passengers will have a new experience of luxurious cabin rather than normal sports car now. The Nappa leather covers up all of the upholstery without leaving the alcantara on the headliner.