Tag: Audi Racing

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....





ABT Sportsline Audi SQ2 is barely Quicker and Angrier

The Audi SQ2 is an attention-grabbing automobile as a result of, in concept, it’s a unbelievable dual-purpose automobile. In observe, although, it’s only a barely hotter Q2. Whereas we have been hoping the SQ2 can be a fire-spitting efficiency model of the handsome-but-boring Q2, it isn’t that. As an alternative, it’s only a sportier wanting, quicker model of the common automobile. Nonetheless, when you have an Audi SQ2 and also you need it to have extra chew, you possibly can all the time flip to ABT Sportsline. Including some energy to the Audi SQ2, ABT Sportsline can provide it an ECU tune that may bump energy as much as 350 hp and 324 lb-ft of torque. That’s adequate to drop its 0-60 mph time two tenths of a second, from four.eight seconds to four.6. That’s nonetheless not tremendous quick however, as ABT likes to level out, it’s about as quick....



Audi R8 wins the Nurburgring 24 Hours as a result of penalty

The Nurburgring 24 Hours is likely one of the most prestigious and troublesome occasions in motorsport. A whole day’s value of racing on one of the grueling tracks on the planet can put any race automobile to the take a look at. But, the Audi R8 has confirmed to be fairly profitable on the N24 through the years. In reality, it’s simply received its fifth N24 in eight years. Throughout this most up-to-date Nurburgring 24 Hours, a Manthey Porsche racing staff 911 GT3 had the lead for nearly all the race. In reality, there was an intense battle between that 911 and a Mercedes-AMG GT. The 911 finally shot forward of the AMG after a stunningly courageous passing maneuver to take the lead. The AMG collided with a Gazoo Racing Toyota Supra, which ended its day and put a Phoenix Racing Audi R8 in second place. The Audi R8 wasn’t....