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Another future model teased by the Ingolstadt based automaker through a set of drawings is the 2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder.

Accordingto the British press, the 2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder will extract its juicefrom the same 5.2-litre V10 engine currently offered in the hard top version, so this meas a total of 552 bp and 398 lb-ft of torque. Top speed however will be a bit lower, at 193 mph, due to car's new drag coefficient.

Also, just like the coupe, the 2012 Audi R8 GT Spyderis expected to be available in limited numbers - a total of 333 to be exact out of which 33 will be heading to the UK. So you might ask yourself what is so special about this new variant besides the fact thatit misses its roof.

Well the R8 GT Spyder has undergone a weightsaving program, and due to the fact that it features a fixed rear wing,modified brake calipers, a thinner windshield, and a series of other improvements, it has shaved off a total of 95 Kg.

Also the exterior is distinguished by the new front splitter and the carbon blades places on the corners of the front bumper, while the interior will feature new instrument graphics, new door sills, a new gear shifterand various other enhancements.

Public debut for the 2012 Audi R8 GT Spyder will take place at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show

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