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Audi New R8 LMS GT2 - a new GT2 racing class with 5.2-liter V-10 & 630 horsepower

Audi has pulled the duvet off its newest customer race automotive, the R8 LMS GT2.  This monstrous-looking R8 is Audi Sport’s entry into the SRO’s new GT2 newbie racing class, which can start in Europe and North America subsequent 12 months. The R8 LMS GT2 is predicated on its road-going counterpart, that includes the identical Audi House Body platform used on the common R8 and lots of of Audi’s different manufacturing vehicles. Its energy plant remains to be the identical Lamborghini Huracan-derived, naturally-aspirated, 5.2-liter V-10, however the GT2’s motor now makes 630 horsepower and is paired with a seven-speed S tronic dual-clutch transmission. Due to the SRO GT2 laws’ concentrate on higher power-to-weight ratios, the R8 LMS GT2 makes wonderful use of carbon fiber strengthened polymers (CFRP), that are current on nearly all physique parts on the automotive, from its chassis to its new aerodynamic items; this offers it a dry....