Visual-Guide
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R8 Spyder
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1
Door handle
Open vehicle door
2
Central locking switch
Lock/unlock vehicle
3
Electric windows
Operate all electric windows in the vehicle
4
Electric adjuster for exterior mirrors
Adjust the exterior mirrors
5
Button for releasing luggage lid
1
Steering wheel adjustment
Adjust height and reach of steering wheel
1
Control lever for cruise control system
1
Instrument lighting
Adjust brightness of instrument cluster lighting
3
On/Off buttons for
  • All-weather lights
  • Rear fog light
1
Horn, driver's airbag
2
Controls for audio/video, telephone, navigation system, and speech dialogue system
3
Paddle levers
Shift up/down a gear when gear selector is in D/S or M position
4
START ENGINE STOP button
5
Button for engine sound
6
Button for performance mode
7
Audi drive select
1
Control lever for:
  • Turn signals
    Switch on/off vehicle turn signals
  • Main beam headlights
    Switch on/off main beam headlights
  • Main beam assist
    Automatically switch main beam headlights on/off depending on surrounding light conditions
1
Coolant temperature gauge
Indicates current coolant temperature
2
Driver information system
(A) Rev counter
Indicates number of engine revolutions per minute
(B) Additional display on left
(C) Tab area
(D) Central area
Warning and indicator lamps
(E) Status line
(F) Speedometer/additional display on right
Indicates current speed of vehicle
(G) Speedometer/convenience display
3
Fuel gauge
Indicates level of fuel remaining
4
Reset button for trip recorder
1
Control lever for windscreen wipers and washer
Switch on/off wipers and adjust wipe speed
1
Air outlet with thumbwheel
Controls air flow
2
Controls for air conditioner
Adjusts air temperature, output and distribution
3
Seat heating
4
Centre console with optional equipment:
  • Cigarette lighter and electrical socket
  • Multimedia box for mobile phone
  • Audi phone box
1
Depending on equipment fitted, buttons for:
  • Electronic stabilization control (ESC)
  • Hazard warning lights
  • Automatic rear spoiler
2
On/off button for infotainment system
3
Infotainment control console
4
Rear window control button (for R8 Spyder)
6
Switch for opening and closing soft top
7
Selector lever for vehicles with S tronic gearbox
1
Depending on equipment fitted:
  • Storage compartment
  • Ashtray
  • Cupholder
1
Front passenger's airbag
2
Lockable glove box
3
Deactivation switch for front passenger's air-bag
4
Drives for CD, DVD and SIM/SD cards