Prototype Audi R18 e-tron quattro

February 20, 2014 at 6:23 pm

Sports car Audi R18 e-tron Quattro born again before the new racing season, become more and more technologically advanced. The prototype was subjected to total modernization in connection with the commencement of the new technical regulations Series Le Mans Prototype (category LMP1). Hybrid sports car became more economical.

Picture of Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Picture of Audi R18 e-tron quattro


The basic meaning of Regulation 2014 clear leader explained Audi Motorsport Wolfgang Ullrich. Reduces that to show a good lap time with minimal energy consumption is necessary now. Standards touched drive train, engine, body, aerodynamics and safety. According to regulations, the width of LMP1 race car reduced by 10 centimeters, but at the same height increased by 20 millimeters, nullifying the benefits of aerodynamics to reduce the width. Powerplant Audi R18 e-tron 2014 consumes 30 percent less fuel than the previous version. Engine V6 TDI, torque the rear axle, combined with an electric motor on the front.

Image of Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Image of Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Safety of the race car become better. Monocoque carbon fiber is now able to withstand higher impact forces also undergone modernization suspension. Henceforth Audi R18 e-tron Quattro is equipped with unique laser headlights. Laser light is monochromatic. Manufacturer hopes for swift implementation of this technology in their production cars.

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