I hope you all remember Christian’s personal car, the one he drives himself. I skimmed over the car when it first appeared, had to move on to more exciting things. But the car is a black Audi R8 Spyder, a sleek and sexy sports car. It’s not just any sports car either; it’s one of the leading sports cars on the market.
If photos of the car and its stats don’t impress you, then you must not speak Car and Driver. The price tag you ask? Starting at $127,000. An hour or two’s work for Christian Grey, not that he would buy the base model. Christian undoubtedly paid closer to $200,000. The car has been named Edmunds 2nd best luxury roadster, it was beat out by the Ferrari California, a worthy opponent. But it beat out the Aston Martin DB9 and the Maserati GranTurismo. My brother-in-law once owned an Audi, I never would have placed any Audi in the company of Ferrari’s, Aston Martins or Maserati’s, but then I’m not buying cars like these even in my dreams.
I could go on and on about the engine, but really, I don’t care. All I need to know is it goes from 0 to 60 in 3.8 seconds, and goes up to 198 MPH. Not much chance to try that out in NYC, but a girl can dream about Mr. Grey on the open road.
An interesting fact about the R8, Italian Formula 1 driver, Michele Alboreto, died testing an Audi R8 at the Lausitzring circuit, in Germany. I’m not sure that speaks much about the safety record that Christian always seems interested in, but it does make the car a little more badass.
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