Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro: A More Powerful, More Efficient Le Mans Racer
Audi R18 E-Tron Quattro
Audi Sport, Audi's racing arm, has a substantial crown to defend at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Having taken 13 times to complete success the four-ringed racing team attempts to keep its competitive advantage. It is the guiding principle behind the R18 that is greatly revamped e-tron today Quattro racer that was completely unveiled.
Similar to the racer of last year, the 2015 competition sports of Audi completely tweaked increased cooling, lower drag, and bodywork for better aerodynamics. The fifth-generation Audi R18 wears new headlights featuring Laserlight and LED light components, technologies that appear on specific Euro-market creation Audis. Two distinct body contours will compete in the FIA World Endurance Championship season.
The largest changes are observed in the engine compartment supporting the driver as well as the hybrid energy-retrieval system which rides shotgun in the cockpit. Audi says the energy- about 17 percent more energy can be sent by recapture system than last year's version to the leading axle.
Another new rule for 2015 restricts each competitive auto for your race season to only five engines, therefore the team hope that TDI powerplant is stout.
The whole shootin' match weighs in in the racing show' minimum of only under 1920 pounds. Going up against the Porsche 919 hybrid and Nissan's insane and non-traditional GT-R LM NISMO, the latest Audi racer must help make for an exciting season in LMP1.
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