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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Audi R8 GT3

Audi has aloof appear affairs to action the 2010 Audi R8 GT3, or internally codenamed "R16," to a actual few advantageous barter backward abutting year. The fresh R8 chase adaptation supercar appearance lots of achievement upgrades over accepted R8 models, and has been advised to accommodate to GT3 antagonism regulations that crave automakers to absolution a set cardinal of chase cars with identical achievement specs and administration to the cars acclimated in GT3 antagonism series.

Homoglamated assembly chase cars such as the 2010 Audi R8 GT3 are an agitative customer advantage appropriate by the rules of some chase series. In the past, the aphorism set which calls the R8 GT3 into assembly has brought us such cars as the BMW M3 CSL, Mercedes-Benz 190 Evolution II and the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. Mechanically speaking, the 2010 R8 GT3 appearance several changes from the assembly car.

As per GT3 regulations, Audi ditches the Quattro AWD arrangement appropriate of the R8 in favor of a RWD setup. Rest assured the aggregation at Audi Sport is putting cogent absorption into the RWD arrangement acclimated in the R8 GT3. The Le Mans antagonism alternation Audi R10 has proven, with its aberrant almanac in ability antagonism over the accomplished brace of years, that Audi is committed to its motorsport division.

Rounding out accepted advice for the achievement upgrades on the 2010 Audi R8 GT3 are a alarming track-ready aerodynamics kit able abundantly added downforce and administration prowess, a 6 acceleration consecutive chiral transmission, and a gasoline motor able added than 500 horsepower.

Which brings us to the abutting question. Will the 2010 Audi R8 GT3, or Audi R16 if you prefer, be artery legal? Audi has not appear the official chat on this yet, adage alone that the R8 GT3 "will action barter a antagonism sports car able with high-calibre technology and the archetypal Audi qualities, but which is about accessible to handle."

Below is the aboriginal advice absolute from Audi AG, reprinted in full. Added capacity on the 2010 Audi R8 GT3 will be acquaint as they arise.

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