Review: Audi R8 Spyder (2010 – 2015)


The most sensible supercar you could buy. Stunningly quick.

R Tronic best avoided in favour of manual.

Recently Added To This Review

16 June 2019

Report of "leak on OSF shock absorber" on 26,000 mile 2015 Audi R8 5.2 V10 Spyder. Happily the dealer put in a claim to Audi and Audi paid for its replacement. Read more

30 July 2012 Revised R8 launched

Incorporates faster S tronic twin-clutch sports transmission and new lighter and more powerful V10 plus model. The totally new seven-speed S tronic transmission replaces the R tronic automated manual... Read more

3 June 2011 Limited edition R8 GT Spyder announced

Only 333 to be built, 66 for the UK, at price "between £150,000 and £200,000. 85kg lighter than R8 V10 Spyder due to additional carbon fibre reinforced polymer (CFRP) body parts. Lamborghini... Read more

Audi R8 Spyder (2010 – 2015): At A Glance

What does a Audi R8 Spyder (2010 – 2015) cost?

List Price from £128,295
Buy new from £112,347
Contract hire from £1,809.68 per month
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Real MPG average for a Audi R8 Spyder (2010 – 2015)

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Average performance


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19–20 mpg

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