Audi has launched the all-new R8 LMS on the 2015 Geneva Motor Show where the race automobile being showcased alongside the street-going R8 household. Lighter and safer than earlier than, the brand new R8 LMS options extra race automobile know-how and improved aerodynamics.
Constructed by quattro GmbH, the brand new Audi R8 LMS will likely be accessible on order within the second half of the 12 months, with deliveries starting late 2015.
Audi R8 LMS 2015 Geneva Motor Show
Set to hit race tracks all over the world subsequent season, the brand new Audi R8 LMS is the primary GT3 car to comes with a carbon fiber strengthened plastic crash ingredient on the again. So, with this gear, it’s permits the mannequin to fulfill the extra demanding crash take a look at necessities of a LMP automotive such because the R18 e-tron quattro.
The R8 LMS mannequin has gained a Audi Safety Collection PS1 seat linked on to the chassis for higher stiffness. And different extra vital, a rescue opening within the roof has been added, representing additionally a primary time for a GT3 automotive. The corporate has put in a fast-adjustable foot lever system in addition to a top & size adjustable security steering column.
Energy of the brand new R8 family still comes from Audi’s celebrated 5.2-liter V10 engine producing 585-hp, however the brand new engine is now mated to a brand new 6-pace sequential gearbox and advantages from a wholly new electrical system, improved airflow and optimized aerodynamics.