2009 LA: 2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro drops its top in LA

2009 LA: 2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro

  • Key Competitors: Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4 Spyder, Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet and Ferrari California.
  • Power: 5.2L FSI direct-injected V10 ““ 525-hp/391 lb-ft of torque.
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual standard, 6-speed R tronic automatic.
  • Performance: 0-62 mph in 4.1 seconds; top speed of 194 mph.
  • Availability: 2010.
  • Pricing: TBA.

They say you should save the best for last – so we did exactly that. After making its debut at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, the 2010 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro has dropped its top at the 2009 LA Auto Show for its North American debut.

Audi says that the R8 Spyder 5.2 FSI quattro averages an estimated fuel-economy of 16 mpg when mated to manual transmission and 17 mpg when mated to an automatic.

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