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SPIED! R8 GT goes topless

2011-05-19 10:59

SPOTTED: Audi's R8 GT Spyder is set be unveiled at the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show.

Our spies snapped these images of the 2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder undergoing testing.

The new model has the familiar GT body kit, including 19-inch alloy rims and a large rear spoiler.

The R8 GT Spyder will sport the same engine as its GT coupe sibling - a 5.2-litre V10 engine capable of 417kW and 540Nm of torque.

The new model is capable of rocketing from 0-100 km/h in 3.8 seconds and has a top speed of of 311km/h.

The production run of the R8 GT Spyder may be limited to 333 units and is set to make its debut at the September, 2011 Frankfurt auto show.

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