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Audi’s R8 Spyder V10 plus, seen in micrommat green, can accelerate to 100km/h in about 3.3 seconds and has a top speed of 336km/h. Photo: Handout

Five cars that bombard the senses this summer

Audi this week says its new hand-built R8 Spyder V10 plus has a “gloriously vocal” 610ps (601 horsepower), 5.2-litre V10, which is 70ps stronger than the basic Spyder’s block.