Audi has announced that the R8 V10 plus Spyder will make its U.S. debut this weekend at the annual Monterey Car Week in California. On Friday, August 18, the R8 V10 plus Spyder will debut at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, motorsports event.
The R8 V10 plus Spyder is powered by a naturally-aspirated 610 horsepower 5.2-liter V10 engine that’s mated to a seven-speed S-tronic. dual-clutch transmission. With a 0-60 mph time of only 3.3 seconds, the R8 V10 plus Spyder is the fastest production convertible model Audi has ever produced. Audi has not announced the US pricing for the 2018 Audi R8 V10 plus Spyder.
Alongside the R8 V10 plus Spyder, Audi will have on display the new RS 5 Coupe, the R8 LMS GT3 racecar, and the Audi Sport quattro S1. In addition, Audi is going to show off the R8 LMS GT3, the RS 3 LMS and the R8 LMS GT4 at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Beginning tomorrow and running through Sunday, August 20, Audi will also offer an exclusive driving experience for VIP guests at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Invited guests will have the opportunity to participate in an Audi Sport Performance Drive behind the wheel of an R8 V10 for a tour around the famed Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.