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    1. Audi Exclusive Sighting: R8 GT Spyder in Rare Panther Black Crystal Effect



      We met up a few weeks ago with Audi of America R8 product planner Mark Fruechtnicht at the local Neato Burrito. Fruechtnicht was in the area doing a site visit at a local Audi dealership and this gave us an both an excuse to enjoy a great burrito and talk shop about Audi and the R8. The conversation eventually turned to Audi Exclusive and Fruechtnicht admitted that one of his favorite ...
    2. Audi R8 GT Spyder in Silver



      One of the photos we've encountered today with the press release from Audi's new AutoStadt pavilion included this R8 GT Spyder seen on display in Wolfsburg. We've only seen a few GT Spyders so far and hadn't yet seen a silver example so figured it was worth sharing.

      Read more about Audi's new Autostadt Pavilion HERE.
    3. Choice Gear: Grand Theft Auto V #GTAV Trailer Released Today Complete with Audi R8 Spyder



      While it won't be on most parent's must-have list of video games junior should be playing without supervision, most with any savvy around a gaming console will certainly name Rockstar Games' 'Grand Theft Auto' series as a major guilty pleasure. Take note then Audi enthusiast wary parent or guilty gamer, Rockstar has released the trailer for its new Grand Theft Auto V. Even better, it appears one of the cars in the game might just ...
    4. Video: Evolved Audi e-tron Spyder Turns up in SoCal



      It appears Audi was on location recently in southern California filming their e-tron Spyder concept. The last time we saw this silver example was when it was on location in Le Mans for a few demonstration laps, but it seems to have undergone at least a minor evolution since then. We've no details nor full list of changes, but the extra ventilation scoops on the hood are one obvious indication of at least a minor change. ...
    5. Audi TV Drops Video Feature on R8 GT Spyder



      Audi TV has produced a piece detailing the open-air ultra performance R8 GT Spyder in a short video placed on YouTube this week. Watch below.

    6. Find of the Day: Imola Yellow Audi R8 Spyder V10 in Sarasota, FL



      When we last toured the quattro GmbH's R8 production line in Neckarsulm, Germany, we were told that most R8s are built in neutral shades such as white, silver, black or grey. Apparently the person who ordered this R8 V10 Spyder didn't get the memo. Dipping into the Audi Exclusive custom paint option for the Audi R8, this particular open-air R8 gets Audi's loud Imola Yellow paint.

      We found ...
    7. BullRun 2011 Participant Demolishes Audi R8 Spyder on Florida Turnpike



      Gregory Roselli, participant in this year's BullRun road rally, was arrested early Friday morning following an accident involving his Audi R8 Spyder and a Honda sedan. According to reports, Roselli lost control of his car after a rear tire delaminated on the southbound side of the turnpike near State Road 408 in Orange County. The R8 first hit the barrier and then the Honda. No one was injured, but Roselli was charged with "participating ...
    8. Audi Driver: Joe Jonas and His Audi R8 Spyder



      The Jonas brothers seem to have a thing for Audi and specifically the R8. Nick Jonas has tweeted about and been spotted in an R8 Spyder in the past and now it looks like his brother Joe has picked one up as well based on shots published by celebritycarsblog.com.

      Check out more photos of Joe and his R8 after the jump.

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    9. Possible Audi R8 GT Spyder Test Mule Spotted at Neckarsulm Factory



      Spy photographers captured this interesting looking R8 tester exiting Audi's Neckarsulm facility this morning. What otherwise might appear as a run-of-the-mill Sepang Blue R8 Spyder is likely an early production mule of the upcoming R8 GT Spyder.

      The most obvious change is the GT's large carbon fiber wing spoiler affixed to the rear deck. A closer look also reveals the red ...
    10. Audi Design Team Releases R8 GT Drawings Via AutoCar Magazine



      It was likely a foregone conclusion but it would appear that Audi is readying an R8 GT Spyder for the market according to Brit car magazine AutoCar and their proof are a collection of four design drawings (two interior, two exterior, all four available after the jump below).

      Autocar says a prototype of the R8 GT Spyder will be on display at Le Mans in June and then ...
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