Audi R8 GT3
The Audi R8 GT3 starting by the courtship between Audi and GT3-class racing teams it result the Audi R8 GT3. It is the first racing cars produced by Audi which specifically developed for the customer use. “R16” is codenamed for the project developed under the direction of Audi sport.
Therefore, the trademark Quattro all-wheel-drive system has changed with a RWD – rear-wheel-drive layout which adapt with the racing rules. With this 500 plus horsepower the version of Audi R8 GT3 has released in autumn 2009. Come with the 6-speed, sequential sports gear-box the R8 has modified on the front end side and lots extra large GT-style which keep the model glued to the track. Audi claims that this sport version installed with the exclusive suspension components. By which, considered that the great sound, the standard R8 has already based on the race technology. Priced at 220,000 Euros Audi GT3 built for sprint as well endurance racing. This R8 from LMS is a racecar and it is really cool car.
Apparently, from the front side Audi looks fancy. You know the entire body made from the carbon fiber and outback is a trick rear diffuser with the outrageous wing. In 2012 the Audi R8 LMS revised to Audi R8 LMS ultra. In the Audi R8 LMS ultra it consistently developed based on the performance measures which ensure the progress competitive and attractive race car in the next challenge.
Romolo Liebchen, the Head of Customer Sport at Quattro GmbH and his team focused on several areas. The new doors made from the carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) and high-energy foams will reduce the weight. The transmission updated to the additional reserves on long distance runs. The new exhaust system completed with the race catalytic converters. It will helps in the engine characteristic improvement. The engine with 5.2 liter will produce 570 horsepower energy. Cooling system optimized in the R8 LMS ultra with the controlling thermal. Also aerodynamic system improvement completes the changes for 2012.
The chassis of the Audi R8 GT3 ultra was modified and upgraded to the more proper as it is the race car, 12-inch. The improvement of the air flow and larger area give increase stability on the rear axle. The new front plate will make the aerodynamic balance by the optimization of diffusion under the front end.
This revised Audi R8 GT3 priced in 329,900.00 plus on selling. Romolo Liebchen state “We’re convinced that the Audi R8 LMS ultra will continue the successes of its predecessor,” also state “With over 40 customer sport vehicle delivered, the first generation of the R8 LMS was already a sporting and commercial success.”