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R8 Spyder (2nd Gen)


The second-generation Audi R8 Spyder, introduced in 2017, builds upon the success of its predecessor while incorporating several improvements and updates. Here's an overview of the Audi R8 Spyder second generation:

Release: The second-generation R8 Spyder was unveiled as part of the overall refresh of the Audi R8 lineup in 2017. It followed the release of the second-generation R8 Coupe.

Design: Like its predecessor, the R8 Spyder maintains the sleek and aggressive styling cues of the coupe version but with a retractable soft-top roof. The design language is modern and athletic, featuring sharp lines, LED lighting, and large alloy wheels.

Roof Mechanism: The soft-top roof of the R8 Spyder can be raised or lowered at speeds of up to 31 mph (50 km/h), allowing for seamless transition between open-air driving and closed-top comfort. When the roof is up, it provides excellent insulation and noise reduction.

Engine Options: The second-generation R8 Spyder initially offered two engine options:

    • V10: A 5.2-liter naturally aspirated V10 engine producing around 540 horsepower.
    • V10 Plus (later renamed V10 Performance): A high-performance version of the V10 engine, delivering approximately 610 horsepower.

Performance: With its mid-mounted V10 engine and lightweight construction, the R8 Spyder delivers exhilarating performance. The V10 Plus (or V10 Performance) variant offers blistering acceleration, capable of reaching 0-60 mph in around 3 seconds, and a top speed of over 200 mph.

Features: The R8 Spyder second generation is equipped with a range of advanced features and technologies, including Audi's quattro all-wheel-drive system, Audi Virtual Cockpit digital instrument cluster, MMI infotainment system, and optional carbon-ceramic brakes.

Production: Production of the second-generation Audi R8 Spyder continues, with periodic updates and special editions introduced to enhance performance and appeal.

Overall, the Audi R8 Spyder second generation combines the thrill of open-top motoring with the dynamic performance, advanced technology, and luxurious comfort expected from a modern supercar, making it a compelling choice for enthusiasts seeking an exhilarating driving experience.

Replacement Roof

The replacement convertible roofs we supply and fit are OEM parts. This ensures the highest quality and reliability for both you and your vehicle. Crafted with precision and adhering to strict standards, these roofs epitomise excellence in both performance and durability.

Convertible roof replacements featuring an encapsulated rear screen include a brand-new screen encapsulated within the new replacement roof.

We stand firmly behind our craftsmanship, offering a comprehensive 12-month guarantee on both our work and the roofs themselves. This warranty underscores our commitment to delivering not just superior products, but also the confidence and peace of mind that accompany our exceptional service and top-tier convertible roofs.

Available in a diverse array of colours, our selection allows you to personalise your vehicle while maintaining the assurance of OEM quality.


Common Faults Include....

  • Failure in Hall sensor positioning, resulting in high AC voltage output
  • Convertible top remains stuck in open position
  • Leakage in hydraulic roof cylinders
  • Dashboard warning indicating insecure roof or incomplete cycle
  • Slow operation of roof mechanism
  • Misalignment of frame affecting roof mechanism
  • Water seepage through weather seals
  • Insecure front roof attachment due to faulty catches
  • Activation of 'roof not secure' warning while driving
  • Torn, damaged, or frayed soft top fabric
  • Failure of microswitch, leading to open circuit or high resistance
  • Convertible top halts midway, unable to complete full cycle
  • Failure of tonneau cover or rear lid to close
  • Noisy pump or motor during roof operation
  • Communication failure in CAN-BUS system
  • Issues with stuck or damaged flaps.
  • Intermittent functioning of the roof, unable to complete cycle
  • Convertible top is immobilized in closed position
  • Dryness or deterioration in weather seals
  • Cracks in frame or deformation in rear bow
  • Failure in roof or body control module, ECU corrosion or malfunction
  • Faulty or deteriorated solder connections
  • Damage in wiring loom, including split wires or connections
  • Leakage in hydraulic roof hoses
  • Foggy or cracked plastic rear window
  • Non-functional switch for roof mechanism
  • Boot lid fails to open
  • Torn, frayed, or damaged headlining
  • Obstruction in roof drains
  • Difficulty in operating stiff manual front catches
  • Shrinkage of weather seals, allowing visibility through gaps
  • Inoperative front power windows

Should any of these issues be present, feel free to get in touch with us via phone, email, or by completing our contact form. Your communication is valuable to us.


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At present, our inability to furnish pricing online stems from the dynamic nature of global economics, which has led to substantial fluctuations in the costs of parts and materials on a day-to-day basis. The intricate interplay of market forces, supply chain disruptions, and geopolitical factors has rendered pricing incredibly volatile, making it challenging to provide accurate and up-to-date figures in real-time.

As we remain committed to offering fair and transparent pricing to our customers, we find it prudent to ensure that any pricing information reflects the current market reality, hence our decision to refrain from online pricing until we can reliably provide figures that align with the ongoing fluctuations in the global economy.

For pricing concerning above make and model, contact us through via phone, email, or by completing the contact form provided below.

For immediate pricing information, we recommend contacting our office directly. We respond to emails and inquiries submitted via the contact form within a 24-hour timeframe.


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