Audi has released the pricing for the 2017 R8 V10 Spyder, which can be yours for a reasonable $176,350, including the destination fees.
The R8 Spyder is powered by the same naturally-aspirated 5.2-liter V10 engine and seven-speed S-tronic dual-clutch transmission as the R8 V10 Coupe. With 540 hp and 398 lb-ft of torque, the 20187 R* V10 Spyder is faster and more powerful than than its predecessor. It reaches 60 mph in 3.5 seconds and has a top speed of 198 mph. The 97 pound soft-top can also be lowered in only 21 seconds at speeds up to 31 mph.
The 2017 R8 Spyder also features a unique quattro system all-wheel drive system. In normal driving the majority of torque is transmitted to the rear wheels, however, the system has the ability to send up to 100 percent of all available torque to the front axle.
Under the skin, the new R8 Spyder features an ASF lightweight chassis and the use of a high percentage of carbon fiber materials to make the all-new Spyder more than 50 percent stiffer than its predecessor.