The output of its 5.2 liter V10 has been increased to 560hp. The weight of the vehicle has been reduced by 85 kilograms. The R8 GT Spyder accelerates from zero to 100km/h in 3.8 seconds and reaches a top speed of 317km/h.
The open-top body version has a limited production run of 333 units. Each one sports a tag with its individual number on the gear lever knob.