Advertisement

Porsche 911 Cabriolet vs Audi R8 Spyder - specifications

 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabrio PDKAudi R8 Spyder 4.2 FSI
On the road price/total as tested£92,127/£98,683£96,625/£101,895
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£44,037/47.8%£56,332/58.3%
Depreciation£48,090£40,293
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£5,867/£11,734£6,688/£13,376
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£3,102/£5,170£4,389/£7,315
Insurance group/road tax band/cost50/K/£27050/M/£475
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£480/£610/£480£106 per month*
Length/wheelbase4,491/2,450mm4,431/2,650mm
Height/width1,292/1,808mm1,244/1,904mm
EngineFlat-six/3,800ccV8/4,163cc
Peak power/revs 395/7,400 bhp/rpm424/7,900 bhp/rpm
Peak torque/revs 440/5,600 Nm/rpm430/4,500 Nm/rpm
Transmission 7-spd PDK/rwd6-spd manual/4WD
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel64 litres/sealant80 litres/sealant
Boot capacity 135 litres100 litres
Kerbweight/payload1,485/420kg1,660/300kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.1 metres/0.30Cd11.4 metres/0.34Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery2yrs (unltd)/2yrs3yrs (60k)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers18,000 (2yrs)/34Variable/135
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.9th/5th^15th/26th^
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./starsN/AN/A
0-60/30-70mph4.1/3.5 secs4.7/4.6 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th3.2/4.7 secs2.8/4.1 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th5.6/7.3 secs4.9/7.0 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 187mph/1,800rpm186mph/3,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 44.1/32.4/8.0m43.6/32.3/8.2m
Noise 30/70mph roof up/down63/72/66/75dB62/72/66/75dB
Auto Express economy/range24.9mpg/351 miles17.6mpg/430 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 22.8/40.9/31.7mpg13.3/27.4/19.6mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 5.0/9.0/7.0mpl 262/210g/km/33%2.9/6.0/4.3mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket430/337g/km/35%
Six/£121/£243
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensors£5,787/yesFour/yes/£640
Ceramic brakes/adaptive dampersYes/yes/£320£7,295/£1,380
Climate control/leather/heated seats£801/£267/yesYes/yes/yes
Metallic paint/cruise control/xenonsYes/yes/£445Yes/£220/yes
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth£1,840/£255/yes
Advertisement
Advertisement

Most Popular

Visit/modern-classics/351953/most-wanted-cars-2020-poll
News

Most Wanted Cars 2020: poll

Decide which classic car you would most want to see brought back from the dead by an all new model
27 Mar 2020
Visit/features/351947/30-brilliant-boredom-beaters-car-fans
Features

30 brilliant boredom beaters for car fans

Stay at home, stay safe and enjoy some pure automotive escapism in the form of the very best content from Dennis Publishing’s leading car brands.
27 Mar 2020
Visit/news/351950/global-temporary-shutdown-car-factories-could-actually-benefit-manufacturers-and
News

'The temporary shutdown of car factories could benefit manufacturers and customers'

With car factories around the world closing temporarily, it may give manufacturers the chance to clear out the current backlog of unsold new cars, say…
28 Mar 2020