A set of photos has surfaced on a blog dedicated to the Audi R4. The blog has claimed that these are pictures of the unreleased car, taken just before the car was covered up following a stunt in the Austrian Alps. The stunt had the car being airlifted by a helicopter around the mountain range.
Here we are, poring into some awesome looking pictures of the Audi R8 Spyder. As we go looking for more details of this sexy, mean machine, we stumble upon info that tells us the German car maker has taken into consideration conservation of energy and has incorporated a newer version of the V8 that has been designed to comply with EU5 emission norms. A fresh recuperation system makes possible energy saving measures while the Spyder is coasting and braking,.
Porsche staged the 918 Super Hybrid Spyder at the Geneva Auto Show with no intentions to mass produce it in the near future but, the success of the electric Spyder at the Geneva event has got Porsche thinking. It was an instant hit at the motor show and that is why Porsche is now considering manufacturing the Spyder which has even got the employees excited as they wish to build it in future. If the production nod ahead is given, the 918 Spyder should start selling in the next five years where Porsche will first make the buyers sign intent letters to purchase the semi-electric commuters. The current 918 model that was showcased at the Geneva gathering features a combination of a V8 engine and three electric motors which together managed a credible 708hp.
The 2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder California has juts been unveiled in Los Angeles a few days ago and we already got our hands on a video that has caused some serious drooling for us. How about you take a look what this little monster can do. Definitely a charmer, isn’t it?
If up until now we had our time with leopard hanging out in Audi TTs, French drivers that park in their “own” way or amazing Still Dre cars from Serbia, today you’re going to check out an in-depth review of the Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder. Behind the wheel, Jeremy Clarkson from Top Gear. Enjoy!
It seems that Audi has finally decided to bid adieu to the trademark side blades as the R8 5.2L V10 Sypder was snapped ‘secretly’ without those blades on view. The 5.2L V10 Motor under the rear deck is capable of churning 525 HP but, this might be there only for the launch as the 4.2L V8 will hit the production floor. This Teutonic Ragtop will have performance figures similar o those of The R8 Coupe with a slightly lowered top speed which is understandable. It was being hoped that the car would be launched yesterday during Audi’s Centennial celebration but now the debut is slated for the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. [via Jalopnik]
The convertible version of the Gallardo just hit the floors in Los Angeles. Dubbed Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 Spyder it’s nothing but a mix of stunning design and amazing power. Under the hood, there’s a 5.2 liter V10 engine that develops 560 hp (40hp more than the Gallardo) and 540 Nm of torque. Also featuring an E-Gear automatic transmission that should help you shift gears 40-percent faster, doing 0 to 100km/h in just 4 seconds and a top speed of 324 km/h, and with a beautiful roof that only takes 20 seconds to retract, the new Lamborghini Gallardo LP 560-4 Spyder sure looks like an awesome drive.