2018 Audi R8 Spyder Review: Fastest Audi Car

The 2018 Audi R8 Spyder is the most high-performance of Audi lineup so far, and this automaker just unveiled it couple months ago. For your information, this car is already called the fastest series-production convertible model. Check out what we thought below.


The engine of the R8 Spyder is a 5.2 Liter combined with V10 engine. It produces about 449kW and 560Nm. It just eats the 0-100km per hours just in 3.3 seconds. If we compare with the standard model, this one is higher around 0.3 seconds. The top speed of the 2018 Audi R8 Spyder reaches 328km/hour. Why this is the fastest in Audi lineup is because it becomes the toughest competitors of McLaren 570S Spider. The detail is 0.1 sec faster than Audi R8 Spyder. The performance is also supported by the All-wheel drive system. This sports car has a 7-speed S tronic dual-clutch automotive gearbox as the standard. As we know, automatic gearbox is made for speed on the road. In addition, Audi has implemented economy-focused measure in order to help you not to waste your stop-start fuel economy. Audi also gives cylinder-on-demand technology as well as the coasting mode, which increase the more affordable fuel economy. It claims that Spyder only uses 12.5 L/100 km.


We have seen many versions of the 2018 Audi R8 Spyder on the internet recently. However, the official one and the final form of it is the one that uses Micrommata green paint on its exterior. For your information, the main elements of this outstanding body are a carbon-fibre material. The main benefits of this material are to support Audi in engine placement. The manufacturer can position the engine as low as possible so that the center of gravity is also extremely low. This element is very important for sports car like R8 Spyder.

On the front, the R8 Spyder is equipped with optional laser light headlights. The LEDs and fabric soft top constructions are also available for the buyers.


It is always interesting to look inside the 2018 Audi R8 Spyder. Car enthusiasts are so curious about the special or unique features that they may find in the interior segment. Audi’s Virtual Cockpit display is going to help the driver as well as the MMI Navigation plus system integration. You can use any modern smartphone to use those features. What makes the car is unique is the seatbelt microphones. It increases the quality of the audio when the top is open. The passengers are able to use the MMI Navigation as well as the driver.

Our Thoughts

Since the 2018 Audi R8 Spyder is the newest flagship car of Audi, you can expect more from this sports car. It can be convertible and coupe, too. The engine is also categorized as mid-engine range. The all-wheel drive and automatic transmission are a good engine composition. Both things will give significant changes to the sports car. Inside, the cabin is well-designed. Moreover, the Virtual Cockpit system is what we are talking about here. The highest power of the engine are 540 horsepower and 398 pound-feet of torque.

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