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Used 2012 Audi R8 Convertible Specs & Features

Starting MSRP

Engine TypeGas
Transmission6-speed automated manual
Drive TypeAll wheel drive
Combined MPG15 MPG
Total Seating2
Basic Warranty4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
Fuel & MPG
Fuel & MPG
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
EPA mileage est. (cty/hwy)13/19 MPG
Combined MPG15 MPG
Range in miles (cty/hwy)274.3/400.9 mi.
Fuel tank capacity21.1 gal.
Base engine size5.2 L
Base engine typeGas
Horsepower525 hp @ 8,000 rpm
Torque391 lb-ft @ 6,500 rpm
Cam typeDouble overhead cam (DOHC)
Valve timingVariable
Direct injectionyes
Transmission6-speed automated manual
Drive typeAll wheel drive
Viscous center differentialyes
Front, center and rear limited slip differentialyes
Four-wheel independent suspensionyes
Double wishbone front suspensionyes
Front and rear stabilizer baryes
Double wishbone rear suspensionyes
Length174.4 in.
Overall Width without Mirrors75.0 in.
Height49.0 in.
Wheel base104.3 in.
Front track64.5 in.
Rear track62.8 in.
Cargo capacity, all seats in place3.5 cu.ft.
Maximum cargo capacity3.5 cu.ft.
Turning circle38.7 ft.
Ground clearance4.3 in.
Drag Coefficient0.33 Cd.
Curb weight3,990 lbs.
Exterior Colors
  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Brilliant Red
  • Sepang Blue Pearl Effect
  • Phantom Black Pearl Effect
  • Ice Silver Metallic
  • Ibis White
  • Jet Blue Metallic
  • Lava Gray Pearl Effect
  • Teak Brown Metallic
Interior Colors
  • Luxor Beige, premium leather
  • Lunar Silver, premium leather
  • Black, premium leather
  • Red, premium leather
  • Nougat Brown, premium leather
  • Titanium Gray, premium leather
Front Seat Dimensions
Front Seat Dimensions
Front head room37.0 in.
Front leg room41.0 in.
Front shoulder room54.8 in.
Premium leatheryes
Sport front seatsyes
6 -way power driver seatyes
Height adjustable driver seatyes
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar supportyes
6 -way power passenger seatyes
Height adjustable passenger seatyes
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar supportyes
Multi-level heating driver seatyes
Multi-level heating passenger seatyes
Post-collision safety systemyes
Dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbagsyes
Passenger airbag deactivation switchyes
Stability controlyes
Traction controlyes
Child seat anchorsyes
4-wheel ABSyes
Front and rear ventilated disc brakesyes
Electronic brakeforce distributionyes
Tire pressure monitoringyes
Dusk sensing headlampsyes
Auto delay off headlampsyes
LED headlampyes
Self-leveling headlightsyes
Daytime running lightsyes
Turn signal mirrorsyes
2 front headrestsyes
Passenger head restraint whiplash protection systemyes
Front seatbelt pretensionersyes
Emergency interior trunk releaseyes
Remote anti-theft alarm systemyes
Engine immobilizeryes
In-Car Entertainment
In-Car Entertainment
AM/FM in center console-CD , CD-controller stereoyes
Bang & Olufsen premium brand speakersyes
465 watts stereo outputyes
12 total speakersyes
1 subwoofer(s)yes
Surround audio surround audio (discrete)yes
USB connectionyes
Auxiliary audio inputyes
Multi-CD located in center consoleyes
Memory card slotyes
Satellite radio satellite radioyes
3 Months of provided satellite radio serviceyes
Radio data systemyes
Speed sensitive volume controlyes
Diversity antennayes
Power Feature
Power Feature
2 one-touch power windowsyes
Remote window operationyes
Remote keyless power door locksyes
Power mirrorsyes
Heated mirrorsyes
Comfort & Convenience
Comfort & Convenience
Tilt and telescopic steering wheelyes
Transmission controls and audio controls on steering wheelyes
Speed-proportional power steeringyes
Rear view camerayes
Front and rear parking sensorsyes
12V cargo area power outlet(s)yes
Cruise controlyes
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)yes
Front cupholdersyes
Front door pocketsyes
Front seatback storageyes
Remote trunk releaseyes
Cargo netyes
Retained accessory poweryes
Leather and alloy steering wheelyes
Single zone front climate controlyes
Interior active charcoal air filteryes
Sun sensoryes
Dual illuminating vanity mirrorsyes
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirroryes
Turn signal in mirrorsyes
Trunk lightyes
Alloy and leather trim on dashyes
Alloy trim on center consoleyes
Alloy and leather trim on doorsyes
Alloy trim on shift knobyes
Front reading lightsyes
Trip computeryes
External temperature displayyes
Low fuel level warningyes
Tires & Wheels
Tires & Wheels
Alloy wheelsyes
19 x 11.0 in. wheelsyes
Performance tiresyes
295/30R19 100Y tiresyes
Basic4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
Drivetrain4 yr./ 50,000 mi.
Rust12 yr./ unlimited mi.
Roadside4 yr./ unlimited mi.
Mechanical Options
Mechanical Options
Audi Carbon Ceramic Brakes +$9,900
Enhanced Leather Package +$3,500
Carbon Fiber Sigma Exterior Package +$8,100
Interior Options
Interior Options
Illuminated Door Sill Inserts +$875
Carbon Fiber Sigma Door Sill Inserts +$1,050
Audi Guard All-Weather Floor Mats +$600
Enhanced Black Leather Package w/Contrast Stitching +$250
Perforated Leather Wrapped Multifunction Sport Steering Wheel +$250
Instrument Cluster in White +$750
Audi Navigation System Plus w/Audi Music Interface +$0
Exterior Options
Exterior Options
Carbon Fiber Sigma Exterior Mirrors +$1,400
Carbon Sigma Engine Compartment Cover +$1,800
Front License Plate Holder +$0
Front Grille Filler Panel +$0
Titanium Finish 19" Five-Arm Double Spoke Design Forged Aluminum Alloy Wheels w/Performance Tires +$500
19" Five-Arm Double Spoke Design Forged Alloy Wheels w/Performance Tires +$0
Polished 19" Ten-Spoke Y Design Aluminum Alloy Wheels w/Performance Tires +$800
Audi Guard Wheel Lock Kit +$80
Polished 19" Five-Arm Double Spoke Design Forged Aluminum Alloy Wheels w/Performance Tires +$500