2016 Audi R8 Spyder

The Audi R8 Spyder is a 2 door convertible/cabriolet style car with a mid mounted engine supplying power to all four wheels. The 5.2 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 10 cylinder unit that has an output of 533 bhp (540 PS/397 kW) of power at 7800 rpm, and maximum torque of 540 N·m (398 lb·ft/55.1 kgm) at 6500 rpm. Lubrication is of the dry sump-type. The power is transferred to the wheels through a 7 speed automatic gearbox. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1795 kg. Its maximum speed stated is 318 km/h, which is 198 mph, quoted fuel consumption figures are 17.0/8.7/11.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 277.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2016 Audi R8 Spyder information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4426 mm
How heavy?
1795 kg
What size engine?
5.2 litre, 5204 cm3
How many cylinders?
10, V
How much power?
540 PS / 533 bhp / 397 kW @ 7800 rpm
How much torque?
540 Nm / 398 ft.lb / 55.1 kgm @ 6500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 3.6 s
How fast?
318 km/h, 198 mph
How economical?
17.0/8.7/11.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
277.0 CO2 g/km

Audi R8 models

Audi R8 Coupé V10 RWS -
2 door fixed-head coupé MR 7A 5204 cm3 540 PS 533 bhp 397 kW 283.0 CO2 1590 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MR 7A 5204 cm3 540 PS 533 bhp 397 kW 286.0 CO2 1680 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 7A 5204 cm3 610 PS 602 bhp 449 kW 287.0 CO2 1630 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 7A 5204 cm3 540 PS 533 bhp 397 kW 272.0 CO2 1670 kg
Audi R8 LMX -
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 7A 5204 cm3 570 PS 562 bhp 419 kW 299.0 CO2 1670 kg
Audi R8 4.2 V8 FSI quattro -
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 6M 4163 cm3 430 PS 424 bhp 316 kW 332.0 CO2 1635 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 7A 4163 cm3 430 PS 424 bhp 316 kW 289.0 CO2 1660 kg
Audi R8 5.2 V10 FSI quattro -
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 6M 5204 cm3 525 PS 518 bhp 386 kW 346.0 CO2 1695 kg
Audi R8 5.2 V10 FSI quattro -
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 7A 5204 cm3 525 PS 518 bhp 386 kW 305.0 CO2 1720 kg
Audi R8 plus -
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 6M 5204 cm3 550 PS 542 bhp 404 kW 346.0 CO2 1645 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 7A 5204 cm3 550 PS 542 bhp 404 kW 299.0 CO2 1670 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MA 6M 4163 cm3 430 PS 424 bhp 316 kW 337.0 CO2 1735 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MA 7A 4163 cm3 430 PS 424 bhp 316 kW 294.0 CO2 1760 kg
Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 V10 FSI quattro -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MA 6M 5204 cm3 525 PS 518 bhp 386 kW 310.0 CO2 1820 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MA 7A 5204 cm3 525 PS 518 bhp 386 kW 310.0 CO2 1820 kg
Audi R8 GT Spyder -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MA 6M 5204 cm3 560 PS 552 bhp 412 kW 332.0 CO2 1715 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 6M 4163 cm3 430 PS 424 bhp 316 kW 332.0 CO2 1635 kg
Audi R8 GT -
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 6M 5204 cm3 560 PS 552 bhp 412 kW 323.0 CO2 1525 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 6A 4163 cm3 430 PS 424 bhp 316 kW 310.0 CO2 1635 kg
Audi R8 Spyder 4.2 FSI quattro -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MA 6M 4163 cm3 430 PS 424 bhp 316 kW 337.0 CO2 1735 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MA 6A 4163 cm3 430 PS 424 bhp 316 kW 315.0 CO2 1740 kg
Audi R8 Spyder -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MA 6M 5204 cm3 525 PS 518 bhp 386 kW 356.0 CO2 1720 kg
Audi R8 Spyder -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MA 6A 5204 cm3 525 PS 518 bhp 386 kW 332.0 CO2 1725 kg
Audi R8 V10 -
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 6M 5204 cm3 525 PS 518 bhp 386 kW 351.0 CO2 1620 kg
Audi R8 V10 -
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 6A 5204 cm3 525 PS 518 bhp 386 kW 327.0 CO2 1625 kg
Audi R8 V12 TDi -
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 6M 5934 cm3 500 PS 493 bhp 368 kW
Audi R8 -
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 6M 4163 cm3 420 PS 414 bhp 309 kW 349.0 CO2 1560 kg
Audi R8 -
2 door fixed-head coupé MA 6A 4163 cm3 420 PS 414 bhp 309 kW 325.0 CO2 1565 kg

Similar models

Lamborghini Huracán Rear-Wheel Drive Spider -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MR 7A 5204 cm3 580 PS 572 bhp 427 kW 283.0 CO2 1509 kg
2016 Audi R8 Spyder data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2650 mm 104.3 inches
Track/tread (front) 1638 mm 64.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1599 mm 63 inches
Length 4426 mm 174.3 inches
Width 1940 mm 76.4 inches
Height 1244 mm 49 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1795 kg 3957 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 80 litres 17.6 UK Gal 21.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.36
Frontal area 2.01
CdA 0.72
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Audi
Engine code
Cylinders V 10 in 90° vee
Capacity 5.2 litre
5204 cc
(317.568 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 84.5 × 92.8 mm
3.33 × 3.65 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
40 valves in total
maximum power output 540 PS (533 bhp) (397 kW)
at 7800 rpm
Specific output 102.4 bhp/litre
1.68 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 540 Nm (398 ft·lb) (55.1 kgm)
at 6500 rpm
Specific torque 103.77 Nm/litre
1.25 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 12.7:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1304 kPa (189.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 520.4 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 3.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 318 km/h (198 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 301.06 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
221.43 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
296.94 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.13 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.52 kg/kW
7.54 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 17.0/8.7/11.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km17.0/8.7/11.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre5.9/11.5/8.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG16.6/32.5/24.1 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG13.8/27.0/20.1 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 277.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 271.44 g/km
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE) G
chassis
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels all wheel drive  
Torque split
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8½J x 19
Wheel size rear 11J x 19
Tyres front 245/35 ZR 19 93Y XL
Tyres rear 295/35 ZR 19 102Y XL
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 7 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.65
Final drive ratio 3.59
general
Carfolio.com ID510433
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 44.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2016 Audi R8 Spyder added 2017-02-10.
Last modified 2017-02-10.