Deliveries of a new Audi R8 LMS ultra begin

Posted on 03. Mar, 2012 by in Audi Canada

The initial 4 examples of a new patron competition competition car, a Audi R8 LMS ultra, have been delivered prepared for a 2012 season. The teams Mamerow and Prosperia uhc speed collected a initial dual 420 kW (570 hp) GT3 sports cars in Neckarsulm on Friday. Two other vehicles were shipped to Japan during a same time.

This outlines a start of partial dual of a success story: Since 2009, Audi has constructed some-more than forty examples of a initial era of a R8 LMS and has achieved 119 general victories with a vehicle. And now a inheritor is prepared to go. Two competition business collected a initial examples of a new Audi R8 LMS ultra during a Audi plant in Neckarsulm. Mamerow Racing formed in Castrop-Rauxel and Prosperia uhc speed of Roth were a unapproachable recipients of this expansion of a GT3 sports car. Peter Mamerow and his group and Udo Zink, Managing Director of Prosperia uhc speed, both supposed their vehicles in chairman during a Audi Forum in Neckarsulm.

“We are gay that a sports automobile is enjoying such a good accepting in a GT3 scene, that is apropos increasingly critical internationally,” emphasized Romolo Liebchen, Head of Audi Sport patron racing during quattro GmbH, that develops, produces, and markets a Audi R8 LMS ultra. “Apart from a sales figures, we also take a defeat rate as a sign of a success. We are gay to acquire Mamerow Racing into a overlay as a new member of a Audi patron competition community. The group has been a pivotal actor on a Nordschleife of a Nürburgring for years and has now motionless to opt for a product. We are also only as gay that Prosperia uhc speed has selected to stay with us and we will be providing a group with their second R8 LMS ultra really soon. Other patron teams, some of that were with other brands until now, will follow in a subsequent few weeks.”

Two other R8 LMS ultra vehicles are now streamer overseas. They will be collected in Japan by Nova Engineering, one of quattro GmbH’s 4 general use partners, and will afterwards be presented to internal business there. Audi Sport patron racing will have delivered 20 examples of a new indication by a finish of April.

The new Audi R8 LMS ultra boasts countless technical modifications in comparison to a predecessor. The new GT3 sports automobile is state of a art in all from a pacifist reserve to most softened aerodynamics, a some-more fit cooling system, and modifications to a chassis. At a squeeze cost of 329,900 euros (plus VAT), Audi’s newest patron competition competition automobile is an appealing offer. This GT3 competition automobile temperament a 4 rings also boasts really prolonged intervals between overhauls. For example, a absolute V10 engine, that is formed on a mass-produced engine, frequently clocks adult 20,000 kilometers or some-more of racing before wanting a initial overhaul.

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