Throughout final weekend’s Goodwood Pageant of Velocity, some completely astonishing automobiles had been unveiled and seen on the street for the primary time. Some automobiles even made historical past on the well-known Goodwood Hill Climb, such because the Volkswagen ID.R electrical race automotive, which shattered the all-time file. The ID.R wasn’t the one race automotive from the Volkswagen Group to climb the hill at Goodwood, although, because the Audi R8 LMS GT2 made its noisy debut there as effectively.
On this new video from Goodwood Street & Racing, we get to see the Audi R8 LMS GT2 tackle the Goodwood Hill Climb and it seems to be and sounds incredible. Its futuristic race automotive seems to be mixed with an old-school race automotive noise make the R8 LMS GT2 such an thrilling automotive to observe.
The Audi R8 LMS GT2 is a brand new buyer racing automotive for the upcoming GT2 class of endurance racers. The GT2 class of automobiles shall be nestled in between the GT3 class and GT4 class, so it’s a bit odd numerically. However GT2 automobiles could have much less loopy aero and talent than GT3 automobiles however greater than GT4 automobiles. So it will likely be extra highly effective however much less hardcore than the R8 LMS GT3 however it will likely be extra excessive than GT4-class automobiles.
Powering the Audi R8 LMS GT2 is a race-spec model of the 5.2 liter naturally-aspirated V10 from the R8 street automotive. In GT2-spec, it makes 640 hp and a lot extra noise. Being a race automotive, the GT2 doesn’t must adjust to street noise or emissions laws, so it sounds wonderful.
On this hill climb video, we get to listen to all of its uncooked, unfiltered V10 noise and it’s really a delight to listen to. It seems to be nice, too, due to its killer styling and fluorescent yellow accents. Test it out.
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