How A Dodge Minivan Beat An Audi R8

You thought you were hot stuff when you bought that R8 Spyder. Wait till you get beaten around a skid pad by a Dodge minivan driven by a Jalopnik reader. » 7/30/12 1:00pm 7/30/12 1:00pm

Audi "Stay In School" Billboard Offers False Hope To Diligent Students

This new Audi billboard in Toronto offers diligent students the hope of eventually owning an Audi R8 Spyder if they "Stay in School." Or you could just drop out and Audi'll give you one for free. (H/t to Andrew!) » 10/06/10 11:00am 10/06/10 11:00am

Iron Man Needs An Audi R8 V10 Spyder To Get The Girl

Audi's Iron Man sponsorship tie-up continues with Tony Stark adding an Audi R8 V10 Spyder to his garage along with a chauvinistic tagline for the second movie. Because, you know, a multi-billionaire superhero needs a car to get laid. » 4/16/10 8:30am 4/16/10 8:30am

VIDEO: Audi R8 Spyder Takes On Convertible Supercars

Sometimes we wish we were other people. Today, it'd be Evo's Chris Harris, who got to flog an Audi R8 Spyder, Porsche 911 Turbo and a Jaguar XKR around a track and tell you which one he hearts the most. » 3/29/10 3:00pm 3/29/10 3:00pm

ABT Bringing Load Of Tuners To Geneva, Teases With A Golf

ABT's bringing a boatload of fresh product to the Geneva Motor Show, including tuned versions of the new Audi A8, R8, and R8 Spyder. The teaser? For some reason they've decided the ABT VW Golf is the way to go. » 2/04/10 1:45pm 2/04/10 1:45pm

Audi R8 5.2 FSI Spyder Drops The Top, Side Blades

Do you like the V10-powered Audi R8 5.2 FSI but want something with a drop top? Good news! The Audi R8 5.2 FSI Spyder gets a power-folding soft top, and a whopping 476 lbs of extra heft to haul around. » 9/15/09 12:45pm 9/15/09 12:45pm

Audi R8 Spyder Drops Top, Embargo Ahead Of Frankfurt

As expected, the Audi R8 5.2 V10 Spyder just couldn't make it to the Frankfurt Motor Show without dropping its embargo top — again. Here's the first slew of low-res photos with more expected to come shortly. Gallery below. » 9/10/09 7:30am 9/10/09 7:30am

Audi R8 5.2 V10 Spyder Caught During Iron Man 2 Filming

Caught filming on the PCH for the upcoming Iron Man sequel, the Audi R8 Spyder's been spied again, this time with the top down and everyone's favorite comic book hero, Tony Stark, at the helm. » 7/17/09 5:30pm 7/17/09 5:30pm

Audi R8 5.2 V10 Spyder Spied

What you're looking at are some of the first images of the full production version of Audi's upcoming 525 HP 5.2-liter V10 R8 Spyder. It looks remarkably similar to our speculative illustration created last year. » 7/16/09 3:00pm 7/16/09 3:00pm

Audi R8 Spyder V10 Tears Up Nürburgring Nordschleife

We're told to expect its appearance in Iron Man 2, but last week spy photographers caught up with the Audi R8 Spyder at the Nürburgring. » 6/23/09 7:30am 6/23/09 7:30am

Audi R8 Spyder Spied On The Nurburgring

The soft-top Audi R8 Spyder has been spied on the Nurburgring. As expected, the R8's lost its trademark sideblades along with its roof. We'll have to see how that plays out in person at September's Frankfurt Motor Show. [MotorAuthority] » 6/16/09 12:00pm 6/16/09 12:00pm

Hear The 2010 Audi R8 Spyder's V10 Scream Around The Nürburgring

We've already speculated what the 2010 Audi R8 Spyder » 9/18/08 10:00am 9/18/08 10:00am will look like, but now has video of the V10 roadster ripping 'round the 'Ring. That scream is coming from a suspected 580 HP 5.0-liter twin-turbo V10 from the . Though if you're not quite up for that much punch, the standard engine will be the familiar 4.2-liter…

2010 Audi R8 Spyder Speculatively Drops Its Rendered Top

Given the R8's brother-from-another-mother, the Lamborghini Gallardo, has been in drop-top form since 2006 it should come as no surprise we'd be seeing an Audi R8 Spyder at some point. Contrary to earlier reports, the R8 will not be a targa with a lift-off roof, but a genuine soft top convertible utilizing a similar,… » 8/20/08 12:00pm 8/20/08 12:00pm

Audi R8 Spyder Spotted With Top On, Yet Naked

Driving around without any camouflage, this Audi R8 Spyder has been spotted testing in Germany. Besides the soft top, the first thing you'll notice is the lack of the R8 coupe's trademark "sideblades." The side intake has instead been molded into a more traditional scoop. Hiding under the top, there's suspected to be… » 8/12/08 1:00pm 8/12/08 1:00pm

Audi Engine Strategy Through 2011 Leaked

Someone in the know over at has spilled forth a detailed list of all Audi brand engines for all models through the 2011 calender year — and the release dates for new models. In addition to the big engine news, the leakers claim that we'll be seeing the rumored Audi A7 model in June of 2010, as well as an… » 5/29/08 1:40pm 5/29/08 1:40pm