Audi R8 Spyder (2016-2017) – the second generation of the Audi R8 supercar convertibles – the premiere model went on in March at the Motor Show in New York. Thus, the car appeared a year after the coupe premiere.
Outside Audi R8 Spyder 2016 new body is almost completely repeats the source code, except for the roof and engine cover. The very fabric roof here, and for its transformation responsible actuators.
The mass of the whole structure is 44 kg, the raising and lowering of the roof there is 20.0 seconds, and the procedure can be done on the fly and, if the speed is less than 50 kilometers per hour.
At the same time the company worked hard to improve sound insulation model, and a special deflector behind backs of seats allowed to significantly reduce air turbulence in the driver and passenger area of the head and neck.
Design interior of the new Audi R8 Spyder (2016-2017) reproduces coupe. There is already a default set fully digital instrument panel in the form of a 12.3-inch screen, as well as Bang & Olufsen sound system with speakers in the headrests of seats (each with two).
While for 2017 Audi R8 Spyder is available only one version – a version with 5.2-liter aspirated V10 power of 540 hp and develops 540 Nm of torque. Thrust is transmitted to all wheels through a 7-band robot S tronic dual-clutch.
From zero to hundreds Spider accelerates in 3.6 seconds (0.1 seconds slower than the coupe, but 0.2 -. Faster machine previous generation), the mark of 200 km/h the car takes over 11.8 seconds, while top speed It reaches 318 km/h.
Supercar built around power frame Audi Space Frame, which consists of 80% aluminum and further enhanced for this version. The company notes that the rigidity torsional cars by 50% higher than the figure predecessor.
Overall length of the Audi R8 Spyder 2016 is 4 426 mm, the size of the wheelbase – 2 650, width – 1940, height – 1 244. The dry weight is 1612 kg against 1454 the coupe, and the power to weight ratio is 335 per ton force (371 on a machine with a hard top).
Information on the date of commencement of sales and prices for a novelty yet. The surcharge for the model available carbon-ceramic brakes, 20-inch wheels (in the database go to 19 inches) and the laser head optics.

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