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Audi R8 Spyder Italian Pricing Revealed

Audi presented the R8 Spyder at the Frankfurt Auto Show and, even if some people though that it would be priced at around 150,000, nobody knew for sure how much it is going to cost in certain countries around the world. Well, the Italian division of Audi today revealed the price list of the R8 Spyder, a model which is going to cost 157,500 euro for the six-speed manual gearbox and 164,950 euro for the R-tronic configuration.

Power comes from a 5.2-liter TSI engine that develops 525 horsepower at 8,000 rpm and 530 Nm of torque. Translated in on-road performance, this means 4.1 seconds naught to 60 mph acceleration time and 12.7 seconds naught to 124 mph. Top speed is rated at 313 km/h (194.49 mph) for the version equipped to a six-speed manual transmission.

Interiors are customized with all kind of luxurious materials, a full leather package being offered as well. Fine Nappa leather, in six different colors, a sound system from Bang & Olufsen, an automatic air conditioning system and heated seats are also available across the range. For consumers looking for some entertaining while driving, infotainment is insured thanks to the navigation system plus with MMI operating logic. Information is displayed on a new, high resolution 6.5-inch screen.

Deliveries in Germany are expected to begin in the first quarter of 2010.

In the United Kingdom, the pricing is set at 109,580 British pounds for the 6-speed manual transmission version and 114,670 for the one which comes with the R tronic gearbox.

 
 
 
 
 

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