Audi R8 Spyder 2017 Audi’s luscious R8 spyder is beautiful to behold, easy to live with, and simply marvelous to drive—everything you’d want in a sports car. The R8 is powered by a 5.2-liter 540-hp V-10. All-wheel drive is standard as is a seven-speed automatic. The handsome interior features a 12.3-inch configurable display in lieu of traditional gauges. Both a coupe and convertible are available.