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    Spy Shots: Audi R8 facelift reveals evolutionary change
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    Audi told us a new R8 was coming, and now our spy shooters have caught it testing. The good news is that the car still looks stunning. The bad news is that's because the original R8 design has aged so well. What we're seeing in these photos doesn't indicate much has changed outside of minor ...

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    Study: Cheaper cars are more expensive to insure
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    Life is not fair. That's about the only rational explanation we can offer for this little fact of life: A low MSRP is likely to mean big insurance payments. Citing information from Insure.com, MarketWatch says the average price to insure a 2012 Honda Civic sedan, for instance, is about $2,353 ...

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    Video: Which Spyder is the fastest? EVO finds out [UPDATE]
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    At first glance, pitting the Porsche Boxster Spyder against the Audi R8 Spyder is a bit like throwing a trout in a five-gallon bucket with a piranha. After all, the big Audi boasts over 100 horsepower more than the baby Porsche. Throw in the fact that the R8 puts its power to the ground through ...

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    Recalls: 2011-12 Audi R8 Spyder recalled for fuel leak
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    Not even supercars are safe from recalls. Audi is recalling certain R8 Spyders for a potential fuel leak, caused by the fuel supply line rubbing against the heat shield in the engine compartment. According to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, this effects droptop ...

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    Audi donates two chrome R8 Spyders to raise $1 million for Elton John AIDS Foundation
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    Back in the day, there were two automakers responsible for the famed Silver Arrows of pre-war Germany. One was Mercedes-Benz, the other Auto Union. The former has been known to revive the honorific from time to time, but with Horch, DKW and Wanderer all long gone, the only one of the four Auto ...

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    Spy Shots: Audi R8 GT Spyder almost ready to scatter toupees across race tracks
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    Audi keeps churning out more exciting versions of its two-door supercar, the R8. It began with the R8 V8, went power hungry with the R8 5.2 FSI V10, topless with the R8 V10 Spyder and on a track-focused diet with the R8 GT. Soon, Audi will let loose with the next iteration; the Audi R8 GT ...

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    Audi teases hard-core R8 GT Spyder
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    It's onwards and upwards at a rapid pace over at Audi, which after releasing pricing and availability for the hard-core R8 GT coupe has now reportedly confirmed plans for an open-top version. Destined to be previewed at Le Mans in June before its proper unveiling at the Frankfurt Motor Show in ...

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    Geneva 2011: ABT R8 GTS begs for attention
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    2011 Audi R8 GTS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Audi tuner ABT Sportline has released its latest take on Ingolstadt's 2011 lineup in the form of the R8 GTS, a worked-over version of Audi's R8 5.2 FSI V10 Cabrio. In ABT guise, the V10 has been boosted to 620 horsepower – a ...

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    Video: The Smoking Tire drives Stasis' 710-hp Audi R8 Spyder
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    The Smoking Tire's Matt Farah spends some time with the 710 hp Stasis R8 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Matt Farah gets his mitts on tons of great rides, and we're thankful that he puts them on camera for us all to enjoy. This time around, Matt was handed the keys to Stasis' ...

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    Audi UK offering upgraded 4.2L V8 for R8 Spyder
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    Audi R8 4.2 Spyder – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Euro-spec Audi R8 Spyder will soon be available with a more powerful version of the automaker's 4.2-liter V8 engine. The EU5-approved FSI unit gets ten more horses, going from 420 to 430 horsepower. It also gets an energy ...

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    Officially Official: Audi announces 4.2 V8-powered R8 Spyder
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    Audi R8 Spyder – Click above for high-res image gallery
    After running around the rumormill for several months, Audi has finally confirmed it will offer a 4.2-liter V8 powered version of the R8 Spyder, in addition to the V10 model. Thankfully, the R8 Spyder 4.2 is available with a six-speed ...

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    Video: A look inside the Audi R8 Spyder production plant
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    A look at the Audi R8 Spyder being built – Click above to watch video after the jump
    What we dig about European plants that build high-zoot cars is that it always looks like each car gets everyone's full attention, every step presided over by workers who want to make sure they've done ...

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    Video: Confusing, but awesome Audi R8 Spyder commercial
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    Audi R8 Spyder commercial – Click above to watch video after the jump
    This Audi commercial for the R8 Spyder has a tagline that sounds more like two spies verifying each others' identities – "Mirror. Signal. Outmaneuver." – and it has a supporting cast stranger than a man in a ...

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    Video: Audi R8 Spyder gets lead role in Iron Man 2
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    Audi R8 Spyder in Iron Man 2 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We're officially counting down the days until Iron Man 2 hits theaters on May 7. The sequel to one of our favorite superhero flicks is set to boast a serious cast, including performances by Don Cheadle and Micky ...

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    Abt Sportsline gets its hands on Audi R8 Spyder
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    Abt Sportline R8 Spyder - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Whenever Audi introduces a new model, chances are that the folks at Abt Sportsline are going to get their hands on one. The German company has been tuning Volkswagens and Audis since the 1970s and has enjoyed success racing the Audi ...

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    V8-powered Audi R8 Spyder in the pipeline?
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    2011 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2L V10 – click above for high-res image gallery
    The Audi R8 Spyder was introduced at Frankfurt with a stonking V10 powertrain nestled snugly in its boot, but that doesn't necessarily mean that the righteous 525-horsepower mill will be the R8 droptop's only source of ...

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    Video: 2011 Audi R8 Spyder. Y'all ready fo' this?
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    2011 Audi R8 Spyder promo film – Click above to watch video
    In case you haven't already, Audi wants you to give this angry little mongrel, the 2011 R8 Spyder, a chance. To encourage you to lean in its favor, Audi has put together 91 seconds of rather dramatic footage (and screamin' ...

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    Detroit 2010: Audi R8 5.2 FSI coupe, Spyder make brown look good
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    Audi R8 5.2 FSI Coupe and Spyder - Click above for high-res gallery
    The V10-powered Audi R8 5.2 FSI is a fantastic car, whether in coupe or convertible form. Heck, it's even great in brown, as proven by the pair of cars on the show floor. It might not be our first color choice for the German ...

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    LA 2009: Audi R8 Spyder is shown again, this time in red
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    2010 Audi R8 Spyder - Click above for high-res image gallery
    This isn't the first time we've seen the drop-top Audi R8 Spyder. Images were leaked in early September, and we were there in Frankfurt for its official debut. That said, its unveiling at the LA Auto Show was less than climactic... ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: 2010 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 V10 looks fantastically fab
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    2010 Audi R8 Spyder 5.2 V10 - click above image for hi-res gallery
    While everybody and their brother likes the R8, there is a small, but vocal minority that's always thought coupe looked a little funny. Not "fugly" mind you, just a tad... off. We've heard the term "porpoise skull" bandied about. ...

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