Audi R8 Going Ragtop?

February 19, 2007

Hey, it’s not us – really – but the talk of possible future Audi R8 versions has gone from hazy, martini-soaked confessions to printed rumor. Dutch magazine AutoVisie confirms some talk we’ve heard about a Spyder version of the R8 due next year, along with uprated versions of the new four-ringed supercar with the same 5.2-liter V-10 found in the S8 and S6 sedans.

The Dutch magazine adds that a twin-turbo version of the big V-10 could make upwards of 600 horsepower, and that a diesel version could also be in the works. But that edition likely will stay in Europe, since Americans still are kind of this way and that way about diesels.

AutoVisie, via GermanCarBlog

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