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The 2017 Audi R8 Spyder starts at $176,350

It’s $12,000 more than the hardtop but a lot cheaper than a Lamborghini.

Is a Huracan Spyder AWD worth an extra $91k to you?

Spy Shots
2017 Audi R8 Spyder spotted completely uncamouflaged

This Audi R8 Spyder was seen completely uncovered somewhere in Europe, sporting a V10 and what looks like Vegas Yellow paint.

Spy Shots
Audi R8 facelift reveals evolutionary change

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.

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Cheaper cars are more expensive to insure

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.

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Which Spyder is the fastest? EVO finds out [UPDATE]

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 Zach Bowman

Recalls
2011-12 Audi R8 Spyder recalled for fuel leak

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 R8s built between May 18, 2010 and June 22, 2011.

Spy Shots
Video: The Smoking Tire drives Stasis' 710-hp Audi R8 Spyder

The Smoking Tire's Matt Farah spends some time with the 710 hp Stasis R8 – Click above to watch video after the jump

Video: A look inside the Audi R8 Spyder production plant

A look at the Audi R8 Spyder being built – Click above to watch video after the jump

Abt Sportsline gets its hands on Audi R8 Spyder

Abt Sportline R8 Spyder - Click above for high-res image gallery

Video: 2011 Audi R8 Spyder. Y'all ready fo' this?

2011 Audi R8 Spyder promo film – Click above to watch video

LA 2009: Audi R8 Spyder is shown again, this time in red

2010 Audi R8 Spyder - Click above for high-res image gallery

Spy Shots: Audi R8 Spyder

Audi is testing its forthcoming R8 Spyder, and the car is wearing what appears to be a completely stowable roof, not the targa-style top that has been suggested as a possibility. Yet disappearing along with the roof could also be your view of the engine. The droptop in the spy photos and in Audi's official sketch features a solid engine cover and two curious structures adorned with gills that run up to the rear window. They could line up with an interior element when the roof is down, b

REPORT: Audi R8 Spyder coming in 2011

Autoblog visits the R8 assembly line in Germany – Click above for a high-res image gallery