Engine

Worthy of the track

The true power and main attraction of the 2020 R8 Spyder lies within the engine, which produces 562 horsepower on the V10 Coupe or 602 horsepower on the V10 performance model, both of which underscore its motorsport heritage and supercar status.

R8 Coupe shown.

Horsepower (@ rpm)
602.0
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)
413.0
Acceleration (0 – 60 mph)
3.3 seconds

quattro® all-wheel drive

The R8 Spyder features a completely unique application of quattro®, which emulates a rear-wheel drive vehicle, but with the ability to send up to 100% of available torque to the front axle, depending on the driving situation. This is made possible by advanced technologies, like the electronically controlled hydraulic multi-plate clutch, the addition of torque vectoring and quattro® integration within the Audi drive select system.

Choose your own adventure

Audi drive select on the Audi R8 Spyder lets you choose between a range of variable handling settings through control of the quattro® all-wheel drive system, and other drivetrain and running gear components. Select your preference from up to four modes: Comfort, Auto, Dynamic and Individual.

Magnetic appeal

On the R8 V10 Coupe, Audi magnetic ride adjusts the firmness of the dampers through an electronically charged magnetic fluid within the shock absorbers. Dynamic, Comfort and Auto driving modes are also available via Audi drive select.

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