Bang & Olufsen Sound System (Audi R8 Spyder) hands-on review

One of the obstacles for any in-car audio system is the amount of room there is to accommodate its speakers. The chassis, the internal wiring and other bits and pieces will dictate their number and location. In many cases, this can leave little room for manoeuvre.

For the R8 Spyder, Audi's flagship convertible supercar, there's also a folding roof and an angry 5.2L V10 engine to accommodate, so space is even tighter than usual. Bang & Olufsen has overcome this hurdle by placing speakers in a clever (and obvious, when you think about it) place.

But we won't spoil the surprise here - take a look at our hands-on video for a guided tour of B&O's Sound System for the Audi R8 Spyder.

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Andy Madden

Andy is Deputy Editor of What Hi-Fi? and a consumer electronics journalist with nearly 20 years of experience writing news, reviews and features. Over the years he's also contributed to a number of other outlets, including The Sunday Times, the BBC, Stuff, and BA High Life Magazine. Premium wireless earbuds are his passion but he's also keen on car tech and in-car audio systems and can often be found cruising the countryside testing the latest set-ups. In his spare time Andy is a keen golfer and gamer.