Audi R8 LMS

Overview

Bathurst, Daytona, Dubai, Laguna Seca, Nürburgring, Sepang, Spa: Ever since the Audi R8 LMS made its debut in 2015, it has been entering its name in the winners lists of the major endurance races. Worldwide championship titles, plus international successes in the FIA GT World Cup and in the Intercontinental GT Challenge complete the roll of honour of one of the youngest and most decorated cars on the grid.

For the 2019 season, Audi Sport customer racing provide an R8 LMS that has been enhanced yet again. The development of the 2019 model was primarily focused on a single objective: to modify the successful GT3 race car in ways that suit the needs of customer sport drivers even better than before.

In the development project, Audi Sport concentrated on providing these customers with greater levels of support than ever before. Evolutionary developments in the areas of aerodynamics and cooling deliver even greater consistency of handling performance in a diverse array applications. The durability of the transmission was another focal area for enhancement with the evolution package benefitting the teams both in terms of racing performance as well as overall economy. Moderate modifications to the existing unit means longer maintenance intervals for the clutch and transmission. Ultimately, customer racing teams stand to benefit from a reliable and durable high-performance machine that supports amateur a professional race teams alike...

Specifications

Engine

Type Valves per cylinder
V10 4
Race power Max torque
430 kW / 585 hp 550 Nm
Displacement Fuel Tank Capacity
5200 cc 120 l

Transmission & suspension

Transmission Suspension
Rear wheel drive, Sequential 6-speed gearbox with shift paddles Independent double wishbone suspension

Tyres

Front Rear
30-68/18 31-71/18

Bodywork

Structure Body
Aluminum with stressed steel roll cage Carbon
Length Width
4,573 mm 1,997 mm
Height Weight
1171 mm 1,225 kg
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