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22 days with an R8 Spyder

evo has a long term R8 Spyder. Read all about how we're getting on with it here.

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We're quite happy that our long term TT RS has been delayed. To 'tide us over' (their words), Audi has loaned us an R8 Spyder. We're going to take it in turns to look after it for the next three weeks and will update the story every day, telling you what we've been up to with it and taking loads of snaps of it. Just click the links below and you'll be taken straight to the blogs.

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Adieu R8

100 miles for a pint of milk. Ollie rouses the R8's dawn chorus

Sunday rains bring roof abuse. How much can the R8 Spyder tolerate?

The Thrill of Tunnels. Ollie's Saturday mission: to find one as long as second gear

Ollie Marriage is the fortunate fellow with the R8 for the bank holiday. So why isn't he that excited?

Adam Shorrock likes the R8, but fears that onlookers enjoy it more than him

Stephen Dobie enjoys showing off in the R8 but wishes it was something else...

Paul Lang whips out his bucket and sponge and gets cleaning the Audi...

...and goes on to have the best two days of his driving life in it

Nick Trott puts his foot in it by taking the R8 Spyder to Aston's HQ 

The roof, the drive home and a knowledgable toddler. Peter Tomalin tells us about his weekend

evo's Work Experience guy Tom gets a ride to remember in the R8

Roger Green takes the R8 Spyder to the track. Perhaps not the track you'd expect, though

Peter Tomalin attempts to avoid all speed cameras. So far, so good

Happy being looked at? After a weekend in the R8 Spyder, Henry Catchpole's not sure 

Ian Eveleigh has a drive he'll never forget, keeping up with a Porsche GT3 RS

John Barker - first keeper of the key - blogs about driving with the roof up

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