Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Audi revealed earlier this week the racing R18 e-tron quattro, which will make its debut in the 6 hour race, which will be held on the tarmac of Silverstone. According to the German automaker, namely the racing department had to redesign every component of racing their model to meet the new regulations for LMP1, which will be implemented from next year. The new Audi vehicle will be supplied with a V6 TDI engine, mounted in the center of the playing and drives the rear axle. At the same time, an electric motor will provide traffic and the front axle.

Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Audi R18 e-tron quattro

The Audi engineers have paid special attention to the energy storage system and more generally in all hybrid model. Thus, compared to the outgoing car racing, it will be 30% cheaper, while stepping up to thinner tires.

Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Audi R18 e-tron quattro

The new R18 is 20 mm tallest and the width was reduced by 100 mm. He used a special lightweight alloy just behind the transmission for safety in the event of an accident. Finally, the upgraded R18 e-tron Quattro will participate in June, the 24 hour race LeMans.

Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Audi R18 e-tron quattro

View more about Audi here: Audi S3, Audi A7 tuning by Wald International, Audi A3 | The unprecedented MPV of Frankfurt.

By Nicole P.

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