2017 Audi R8 Spyder Acceleration Test | Edmunds

Our experts review the 2017 Audi R8 Spyder. How fast can the 2017 Audi R8 Spyder go? Edmunds Senior Writer Carlos Lago applies the slam-the-gas-and-see-what-happens approach to testing out the Audi R8 Spyder sports car's naturally aspirated 540-horsepower V10 at California Speedway in Fontana, California. Spoiler alert: This supercar is really, really fast. Q: What kind of engine does the Audi R8 Spyder have? A: The 2017 Audi R8 Spyder has a screaming Lamborghini-derived 5.2-liter V10 paired with a seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic. Q: How fast does the Audi R8 Spyder accelerate in Dynamic mode with launch control? A: In the acceleration test featured in this video, the 2017 Audi R8 Spyder's zero-to-60 time was 3.7 seconds and it hit the quarter-mile in 11.6 seconds at 120.5 mph. Time Jump 0:01 Introduction 0:20 Run #1 - "The slam-the-gas-and-see-what-happens approach" 0:56 Run #2 - Dynamic settings and launch control 2:30 Run #3 - "Let's just be honest: This is for fun." 3:13 Final thoughts Read our full review at: https://www.edmunds.com/audi/r8/2017/convertible/review/ Edmunds – we help you find your perfect car with unbiased and useful reviews, advice, pricing and tools. Visit us at http://edmunds.com.

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