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Audi R8 Convertible
5.2 FSI V10 Quattro 2dr S Tronic [2018]

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Deal Summary

  • Lease Type:
  • Initial Payment: 9 months
  • Contract Length: 24 months
  • Annual Mileage: 5,000 miles
  • Maintenance: No thanks
  • Admin Fee: i £195.00 plus VAT
  • Road Tax: Included
  • Breakdown Cover: Included
  • Delivery: Free UK Mainland
  • Colour/Trim: Undecided
  • Options: Undecided

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  • Sat NavSat Nav
  • Climate ControlClimate Control
  • Cruise ControlCruise Control
  • Virtual CockpitVirtual Cockpit

Vehicle info

  • Manufacturer OTROTR: £134,820.00
  • Fuel typeFuel: Petrol
  • No. of SeatsSeats: 2
  • Fuel ConsumptionMPG: 22.1 MPG
  • Engine SizeEngine: 5204 CC
  • CO2 EmissionsCO2: 290 G/KM
  • Gearbox: Automatic
  • 0-62mph: 3.6 SECS
  • Engine PowerPower: 540 BHP
  • Engine powerPower: 540 BHP
  • 0-620-62: 3.6 SECS
  • Top SpeedTop Speed: 198 MPH
  • Engine SizeSize: 5204 CC
  • GearboxGearbox: AUTOMATIC
  • Combined MPGComb. MPG: 22.1 MPG
  • Urban MPGUrban MPG: 14.6 MPG
  • Service Interval MilesService Miles:
  • Service Interval MonthsService Mths:
  • Extra Urban MPGExt. Urban MPG: 31.4 MPG
  • CO2CO2: 290 G/KM
  • Number of seatsNo. of seats: 2
  • NCAP ratingNCAP: Not Available
  • LengthLength: 4426mm
  • WidthWidth: 1940mm
  • Boot SpaceBoot Space: 112cm3
  • HeightHeight: 1244mm

Std Equipment

i Vehicle data is provided by a 3rd party, therefore we encourage you to check all equipment on configurator of manufacturer's website prior to order.

    Driver Convenience

  • Audi connect
  • Audi drive select
  • Audi parking system plus with front and rear sensors
  • Audi Virtual Cockpit - 12.3" LCD instrument cluster
  • Bluetooth connectivity with voice control
  • Cruise control + speed limiter
  • Driver's information system
  • MMI navigation plus with DVD, SD card reader, 10GB music storage
  • MMI touch panel
  • Service interval indicator
  • EPAS (Available as no-cost option)
  • Entertainment

  • 2 USB ports
  • Audi music interface
  • Auxiliary input socket
  • DAB Digital radio
  • Audi sound system (Available as no-cost option)
  • Exterior Features

  • Air inlet in Anthracite gloss black
  • Aluminium fuel cap
  • Audi Beam
  • Auto dimming rear view mirror with light and rain sensors
  • Body colour bumpers
  • Electric front windows
  • Electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors
  • Folding door mirrors
  • Gloss anthracite black air outlets
  • Green tinted glass
  • Heat insulating glass
  • Heated rear window
  • Laminated windscreen
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Body colour door mirrors (Available as no-cost option)
  • Honeycomb radiator grill in matt anthracite grey (Available as no-cost option)
  • LED headlights with LED rear lights + dynamic rear indicators (Available as no-cost option)
  • Matt anthracite front lip spoiler (Available as no-cost option)
  • Matt anthracite rear diffuser (Available as no-cost option)
  • Matt black air outlet surround on hood compartment lid (Available as no-cost option)
  • Metallic ice silver sideblades (Available as no-cost option)
  • Trapezoidal dual branch chrome-plated exhaust tailpipes (Available as no-cost option)
  • Interior Features

  • 3 spoke flat bottomed multifunction performance leather steering wheel with 2 operating satellites
  • Adjustable steering column
  • Aluminium gear selector
  • Ambient lighting
  • Deluxe climate control
  • Driver and passenger footwell lighting
  • Electric front seat height adjustment
  • Engine Compartment Light
  • Gearshift paddles
  • Illuminated door pockets
  • Illuminated glovebox
  • Integrated front head restraints
  • Interior light with delay
  • Luggage compartment lighting
  • Reading lights
  • Aluminium door sill trims (Available as no-cost option)
  • Carpet floor mats (Available as no-cost option)
  • Electric lumbar support (Available as no-cost option)
  • Electrically adjustable seat forwards and backwards position (Available as no-cost option)
  • Fine Nappa leather upholstery (Available as no-cost option)
  • Heated front seats (Available as no-cost option)
  • Isofix attachment on front seat (Available as no-cost option)
  • Nappa leather centre armrest (Available as no-cost option)
  • Nappa leather door armrests (Available as no-cost option)
  • Nappa leather door trim (Available as no-cost option)
  • Nappa leather kneepad (Available as no-cost option)
  • Sports seats (Available as no-cost option)
  • Safety

  • ABS/EBD
  • ASR
  • Driver/front passenger airbag
  • EDL traction control
  • ESP
  • Front passenger airbag deactivation
  • Front side airbags
  • Hill hold control
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Warning triangle and first aid kit
  • Fasten seatbelt reminder (Available as no-cost option)
  • Gloss Black brake calipers (Available as no-cost option)
  • Security

  • Advanced key
  • Anti theft system
  • Electronic immobiliser
  • Locking wheel bolts
  • Preparation for tracking system
  • Remote central locking
  • Valet parking key
  • Technical

  • 83 litre fuel tank
  • Sports suspension
  • Wheels

  • Tyre repair kit
  • 19" 5 arm V spoke cast alloy wheels (Available as no-cost option)
  • Trim

  • Anthracite inlays (Available as no-cost option)
  • Nappa leather centre console (Available as no-cost option)

Tech Data

    Emissions - ICE

  • CO2 (g/km):290
  • HC+NOx:Not Available
  • Particles:Not Available
  • Standard Euro Emissions:EURO 6
  • Engine and Drive Train

  • Camshaft:DOHC
  • Catalytic Convertor:Yes
  • CC:5204
  • Cylinder Layout:V10
  • Cylinders:10
  • Cylinders - Bore (mm):84.5
  • Cylinders - Stroke (mm):92.8
  • Engine Code:4S90AE
  • Engine Layout:MID ENGINE NORTH SOUTH
  • Fuel Delivery:MULTI POINT FUEL INJECTION
  • Gears:7 SPEED
  • Number of Valves:40
  • Transmission:SEMI-AUTO
  • Fuel Consumption - ICE

  • EC Combined (mpg):22.1
  • EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies:Yes
  • EC Extra Urban (mpg):31.4
  • EC Urban (mpg):14.6
  • General

  • Badge Engine CC:5.2
  • Badge Power:540
  • Based On ID:Not Available
  • Coin Description:FSI V10 Quattro
  • Coin Series:Not Available
  • Insurance Group 1 - 50 Effective January 07:50E
  • Manufacturers Corrosion Perforation Guarantee - Years:12
  • Manufacturers Paintwork Guarantee - Years:3
  • NCAP Adult Occupant Protection %:Not Available
  • NCAP Child Occupant Protection %:Not Available
  • NCAP Overall Rating - Effective February 09:Not Available
  • NCAP Pedestrian Protection %:Not Available
  • NCAP Safety Assist %:Not Available
  • Did at least one aspect of this vehicle's safety give cause for concern?:No
  • Special Edition:No
  • Special Order:No
  • Standard manufacturers warranty - Years:2
  • Vehicle Homologation Class:M1
  • Performance

  • 0 to 62 mph (secs):3.6
  • Engine Power - BHP:540
  • Engine Power - KW:397
  • Engine Power - RPM:7800
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT:398
  • Engine Torque - MKG:55.1
  • Engine Torque - NM:540
  • Engine Torque - RPM:6500
  • Top Speed:198
  • Tyres

  • Alloys?:Yes
  • Space Saver?:No
  • Tyre Size Front:245/35 R19
  • Tyre Size Rear:295/35 R19
  • Tyre Size Spare:TYRE REPAIR KIT
  • Wheel Style:5 ARM V SPOKE
  • Wheel Type:19" ALLOY
  • Vehicle Dimensions

  • Height:1244
  • Height (including roof rails):Not Available
  • Length:4426
  • Wheelbase:2650
  • Width:1940
  • Width (including mirrors):2037
  • Weight and Capacities

  • Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres):80
  • Gross Vehicle Weight:2020
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Down):Not Available
  • Luggage Capacity (Seats Up):112
  • Max. Loading Weight:300
  • Max. Roof Load:Not Available
  • Max. Towing Weight - Braked:Not Available
  • Max. Towing Weight - Unbraked:Not Available
  • Minimum Kerbweight:1720
  • No. of Seats:2
  • Turning Circle - Kerb to Kerb:11.2

Want a little extra?

Independent review

AUDI CONVERT?

The second generation version of Audi's desirable R8 sportscar is even more appealing in open-topped Spyder form. Jonathan Crouch checks it out

Ten Second Review

Audi's formidable R8 supercar also comes in Spyder guise - that's 'without a roof'. You still get all the good stuff, which means a 5.2-litre FSI V10 engine screaming away just behind your head. It's just that with this variant, you'll be able to hear it even more bit more clearly. This is far more of a driver's tool than the previous generation version too, thanks to a massive 50% improvement in body rigidity. Still want that Ferrari?

Background

An Audi supercar was the last thing anyone would have expected back in the 80s and 90s when customers had the choice of only three Audi models and weren't buying any of them in any great numbers. Today, the Ingolstadt maker's range is vast and the R8's existence is taken for granted. Sharing many components with the Lamborghini Huracan, this model is as good a symbol as any of how far Audi has progressed and of all the R8 derivatives, it could be the Spyder convertible that best showcases the brand's all-conquering ambition. In second generation form, this car is less of a style statement and more dynamically adept, thanks to Audi Space Frame technology that makes it a far tauter driving tool. And it still looks as eye-catching as ever.

Driving Experience

As with the coupe R8, Spyder buyers get a mighty mid-mounted 5.2-litre FSI V10 normally aspirated engine with dual injection system, dynamic throttle response and a distinctive hard-edged soundtrack which can be amplified further by an optional sport exhaust system with gloss black tailpipe trims. There's a choice of two versions of this engine. The standard one delivers 540PS of power and 540Nm of torque, offering phenomenal performance, 62mph occupying just 3.6 seconds on the way to a top speed of 197mph. If you want to go even faster, the V10 plus model gives you 610PS and 560Nm of torque, enough to see 62mph achievable from rest in just 3.3s en route to a 203mph top speed. Older owners' toupees will need to be firmly tied down. Or at least they'll need to be if the fabric hood is open: it retracts in just 20 seconds and can be operated at speeds of up to 31mph. Behind the V10, there's a seven-speed S tronic transmission with lightning-fast action and power is distributed by a cleverly designed quattro drive system which distributes the torque to front or rear according to the driving situation - in extreme cases, up to 100 percent to the front or rear wheels. The dynamic handling owes much to the engine's low mounting position, which is achieved thanks to dry sump lubrication. The wheels are controlled by lightweight aluminium wishbones - a layout that reveals motorsport DNA. The electromechanical power steering provides feelsome road contact and can be supplemented with dynamic steering as an option.

Design and Build

As ever, the R8 embodies Audi's wealth of expertise in ultra-lightweight design. The aluminium body of this Spyder with the Audi Space Frame (ASF) weighs just 208 kg, keeping total weight down to just 1,612kg. This design's elegant, lightweight fabric top, with its largely aluminium and magnesium linkage, perfectly complements this approach. What's more, torsional rigidity has increased by 50% compared with the previous model. The underbody has a smooth trim, to improve the aerodynamics. And at the rear, a large diffuser increases the downforce - two solutions taken directly from motorsport. The R8 Spyder V10 is almost entirely hand-built at the "Audi B?ellinger H?efe" purpose-made production plant near Neckarsulm. At the wheel, the standard Audi virtual cockpit presents all information in richly detailed, high-resolution 3D graphics on a 12.3-inch monitor. The driver can choose between three screens - the classic view, the infotainment view and the performance view. Owners taking to the racetrack will particularly appreciate the latter, which supplies data on torque, power output, oil and tyre temperatures, lap times and g-forces. The displays around the speedometer and rev counter can be customised to individual preferences. The sport seats for driver and passenger come as standard. Alternatively Audi can supply bucket seats for even better lateral support.

Market and Model

You're going to need a budget of at least around £132,000 for your new R8 Spyder - or close to £150,000 if you want the 610PS 'plus' version. For that, you'd expect plenty of equipment and an exquisite finish - and you get it. The driver and passenger sit on sport seats or bucket seats with a more highly contoured seat shape than those in the previous model offered. Over and above the extensive standard equipment, customers have almost unlimited scope to tailor both the interior and exterior to their individual preferences. Body components such as the front spoiler, the diffuser and the new sideblades are also available in carbon. LED headlights with newly developed laser technology maximise visibility and range for the driver, bringing increased safety at night. Plus media connectivity has been prioritised. The Audi smartphone interface makes it possible to display selected content from your smartphone directly in the Audi virtual cockpit. The 'Audi phone box' option can also be specified to connect mobile phones to the car aerial and charge them inductively. In addition, there's the familiar 'Audi connect' media system that'll get your R8 Spyder on the Internet via LTE and provides a wide range of services - from online media streaming to real-time traffic information. The Bang & Olufsen Sound System is another highlight: For the first time, Audi integrates two head restraint loudspeakers into each seat, for an excellent audio experience even when driving with the hood open.

Cost of Ownership

Efficiency technologies such as the new freewheeling mode, in which the R8 coasts with the engine decoupled, have boosted fuel efficiency by 10% compared with the previous R8 Spyder. This MK2 model is capable of returning up to 24.1mpg, corresponding to 277g/km of CO2. With the 'plus' model, the figures are 22.6mpg and 292g/km. All these figures are aided by the 5.2-litre FSI engine's clever 'COD' 'Cylinder on Demand' technology. When one of the four upper gears is engaged, this shuts down the cylinders on either the left or the right bank of the engine. Which means that at low speeds when you're driving off-throttle, you'll probably be at the wheel of a V5 rather than a V10 R8. What else? Well, you'll be able to get your R8 serviced at any Audi dealership and there's a choice of fixed or flexible pre-paid plans, depending on whether you cover more or less than 10,000 miles a year. We're slightly disappointed by the three year 60,000 warranty though, particularly given that the mechanically-identical (and supposedly more temperamental) Lamborghini Huracan comes with a four year unlimited mileage package. The three year deal you get with equivalent McLaren and Porsche models is also unlimited mileage too. On to residuals. With only around 30 cars each day being hand-built at Audi's Neckarsulm factory, there's enough rarity value about this R8 to keep residuals buoyant.

Summary

It seems there are no limits to Audi's ambition and having grown its mainstream range exponentially over recent years, it's also established itself as a supercar manufacturer to be taken very seriously. The R8 Spyder sits at the top of the Audi pile, adding a slickly engineered fabric hood to the standard R8 package. It's a touch more visually elegant than the muscular coupe but those all-wheel-drive V10 mechanicals mean there will be no let-up in its performance. The MK2 model improvements haven't fundamentally affected this car's appeal, but they're welcome nonetheless, improving efficiency and further smartening the already jaw-dropping looks. Do you really need more than this in a lottery-winning convertible supercar? You'd have to wonder....

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