It's reported that the new convertible R8 Spyder, like the beautiful coupe, will be avalible with two engine options. A standard 420 hp 4.2L FSI V8, and a lamborghini-sourced 525 hp 5.2L FSI V10. Both engines can be fitted to a open-gate 6-speed manual, or a 7-speed S-Tronic twin-clutch transmission. Quattro all-wheel drive system is standard equipment.
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