2018 Audi R8 Spyder

Rating8.5

Ranked #4 in Compact Convertible

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Starting MSRP $177,100 - $208,100
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Key Spec of 2018 Audi R8 Spyder
fuel economy

14/17/22

fuel type

Premium Unleaded (required)

horsepower

532 hp @ 7800 rpm

basic warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

ProsConsWhat's New

High-revving V10 engine with a musical exhaust note

No manual transmission is offered

Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are now standard features

Standard AWD offers immense grip and excellent driving dynamics

Very limited interior storage space

Available laser-assisted LED headlights

Comfortable ride and easy-to-drive nature unlike some rivals

Compromised rearward visibility

2018 Audi R8 Spyder Price, Review, Ratings and Pictures

Updated on: December 21, 2022

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Nathan Dyer 

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The 2018 Audi R8 Spyder Convertible is a midsize convertible offered in 2 trims, starting off at a base MSRP of $177,100. For that price, it mainly competes with the Aston Martin DB11 Volante Convertible, the Porsche 911 Turbo S Convertible, and the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT C Roadster Convertible. Between 2 trims, the Audi R8 Spyder Convertible offers 2 powertrains. The base engine is a 5.2L V10 engine capable of making 532 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque. If more power is required, there is also a 602 horsepower-making version of the same engine available in the Plus trim. Both engines are mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. The Audi R8 Spyder Convertible reaches 60 mph from zero in 3.5 seconds on its base engine, which gets pumped up to 3.2 seconds with the stronger engine. The Audi R8 Spyder Convertible manages a combined fuel economy of 17 mpg. While we’re on the topic of choices, the 11 striking colors the Audi R8 Spyder Convertible comes in really pull you towards itself.

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Trim wise pricing breakdown


NameInvoice PriceMSRPNumber of Listings
plus quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)$193533$2081004 Listings
quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)$164703$17710012 Listings


Over All Rating

8.5Out of 10

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Trims

Base$177,100 onwards
  • 19-inch black forged aluminum Wheels
  • 1St row LCD monitor
  • Automatic Front air conditioning
  • Driver Lumbar support
  • Front & rear fog/driving lights
  • Nappa leather seats
  • Navigation system
  • Parking assist
  • Rain Sensing Windshield wipers
  • Siriusxm AM/FM/Satellite
Plus$208,100 onwards
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Used Audi R8 Spyder For Sale

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22
63New
Los Angeles, CA

2018 Audi R8 Plus Spyder

plus quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)

$174,000
Est. $2,362/mo
Good Deal
$11,082 Below market
RMV: $185,082
Mileage 11,917 mi.
Listed On 17 Oct 2022 (108 Days)
19
34New
Price Drop, $4000
Earlier Price: $143995
7 Dec 2022
Franklin, TN

2017 Audi R8

quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)

$139,995
Est. $1,900/mo
Good Deal
$8,936 Below market
RMV: $148,931
Mileage 19,873 mi.
Listed On 26 Sep 2022 (129 Days)
4
7New
Price Rise, $3000
Earlier Price: $129998
2 Jan 2023
Houston, TX

2018 Audi R8

RWS 2dr Coupe (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)

$132,998
Est. $1,805/mo
Good Deal
$8,116 Below market
RMV: $141,114
Mileage 22,902 mi.
Listed On 16 Dec 2022 (48 Days)
19
34New
Price Drop, $1000
Earlier Price: $161000
29 Dec 2022
Edmond, OK

2017 Audi R8 Plus

plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)

$160,000
Est. $2,172/mo
Good Deal
$9,909 Below market
RMV: $169,909
Mileage 15,266 mi.
Listed On 23 Nov 2022 (71 Days)
4
31New
Price Drop, $3000
Earlier Price: $139900
31 Dec 2022
Pompano Beach, FL

2017 Audi R8

quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)

$136,900
Est. $1,858/mo
Good Deal
$7,908 Below market
RMV: $144,808
Mileage 22,005 mi.
Listed On 28 Nov 2022 (66 Days)
10
24
Price Drop, $1000
Earlier Price: $148990
9 Jul 2022
Dublin, OH

2017 Audi R8

quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)

$147,990
Est. $2,009/mo
Good Deal
$8,189 Below market
RMV: $156,179
Mileage 22,714 mi.
Listed On 17 Jun 2022 (230 Days)
12
6
Price Drop, $5000
Earlier Price: $178888
11 Oct 2022
Tempe, AZ

2018 Audi R8 Plus

Plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)

$173,888
Est. $2,360/mo
Good Deal
$9,590 Below market
RMV: $183,478
Mileage 9,800 mi.
Listed On 05 Aug 2022 (181 Days)
19
27New
Price Rise, $155
Earlier Price: $149995
15 Nov 2022
Mahwah, NJ

2018 Audi R8 Spyder

quattro 2dr Convertible AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)

$150,150
Est. $2,038/mo
Fair Deal
$7,715 Below market
RMV: $157,865
Mileage 9,558 mi.
Listed On 08 Oct 2022 (117 Days)
13
75
Price Drop, $7000
Earlier Price: $172500
20 Sep 2022
Scottsdale, AZ

2017 Audi R8 Plus

plus quattro 2dr Coupe AWD (5.2L 10cyl 7AM)

$165,500
Est. $2,246/mo
Fair Deal
$8,417 Below market
RMV: $173,917
Mileage 15,504 mi.
Listed On 27 Feb 2022 (340 Days)

Colors and Styles

Build Car
Mythos Black Metallic

Features
vehicle bio
base price

$177100

body style

2dr Spyder

engine type
displacement

318 cu in

horse power

532 hp @ 7800 rpm

torque

398 lb.-ft. @ 6500 rpm

transmission

7 speed automated manual

dimensions
length

174.3 in

wheelbase

104.3 in

width

76.4 in

curb weight

3957 lbs

Height

49 in

Ground Clearance

6 in

capacity
passenger volume

101.2 cu ft

cargo volume

4 cu ft

passenger capacity

2 Seats

fuel economy
city/combined/highway

14/17/22 mpg

highway range

430.5 mi

warranty
basic warranty

4 yr./ 50000 mi.

powertrain warranty

4 yr./ 50,000 mi.


Audi R8 5 year Cost To Own


Cash Price(MSRP)
$135,390
5 Year Cost To Own
$131,239
Total 5 year Cost To Own -  $131,239
Year 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5total
Depreciation$14,746$10,290$8,411$9,428$8,236$51,111
Insurance$1,875$1,941$2,009$2,079$2,152$10,056
Fuel$3,382$3,483$3,588$3,696$3,806$17,955
Maintenance$667$1,186$1,332$4,065$5,872$13,122
RepairsNANANA$1,112$1,706$2,818
Financing Interest$7,281$5,856$4,335$2,711$981$21,164
Taxes and Fees$12,325$765$698$643$582$15,013
Total Cost-To-Own$40,276$23,521$20,373$23,734$23,335$131,239
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