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2012 Audi Type 42 R8 Spyder FSi V8 Quattro


  • Low mileage car with very high specification 
  • Full service history by Audi and specialists 
  • Long MOT to June 2024 
  • Rare, well regarded and very capable Audi supercar 

The Appeal 

When your engineering team has pulled off the supercar tour de force that was the original Lamborghini Gallardo, it clearly made sense to ask them to perform the same miracle for their primary employer. 
The result was Audi’s astonishing R8. Channelling the Quattro-infused running gear from the Lambo with more sober, sensible-suited Audi aesthetics created arguably one of the most exciting car in the firm’s history. This was a proper supercar but with dependable, reliable Audi build standards.  
The Spyder evolved the line up in 2010 and the 425bhp 4.2litre V8 Quattro arrived one year later with 14bhp more power than the equivalent coupe. There was nothing ‘entry level’ about the new car’s remarkable turn of speed, delivering 6-0mph in 4.3secs. These were figures comparable 911s would struggle to match.  
This low mileage Spyder V8 comes with full service history and a long MOT. Nicely specified and well kept, it is a great opportunity to discover these highly rated supercars. 

The History and Paperwork 

  • First registered on 23rd July 2012 
  • Current owner since 4th August 2022 
  • Factory handbook set in good condition 
  • Five service stamps, most recently at 41,200 miles on 11th June 2022 
  • All servicing work undertaken by Audi main dealers or high end independent specialists 
  • Pre-facelift model 
  • MOT to 8th June 2024 with one minor advisory for NSF tyre 
  • Has covered just 8 miles since the MOT test and only 19 miles since last service 


The Condition 

  •  Subtle black on black specification with smart polished 19in alloys 
  • Bodywork and interior well kept with few signs of age or use 
  • Alloy wheels equipped with quality Pirelli P Zero tyres showing good tread 
  • Alloy wheels show no visible kerbing 
  • Automatic folding fabric roof in black in generally good order 
  • Roof shows light creasing and there is a small hole on nearside rear top edge 
  • Well kept interior with only very light signs of age and use 
  • Driver’s seat bolster shows light sheen and creasing but barely noticeable 
  • Fitted with an aftermarket high end Pioneer infotainment system 
  • Wind deflector fitted in bag to front boot 


The Mechanics 

  • 4,163cc 32valve V8 engine developing 425bhp 
  • 6spd automatic transmission with sequential shift option 
  • 0-60mph in 4.3secs 
  • Full Audi service history including most recently 19 miles ago in June 2022 
  • Capable Quattro running gear 
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2012
  • Make Audi
  • Model R8 Spyder V8
  • Colour Black
  • Odometer 41,219 Miles
  • Engine size 4163
Listing Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Bournemouth
  • Location Dorset
  • Country United Kingdom

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