Audi RS5 DTM was a surprise to everyone in Geneva

March 6, 2014 at 8:26 pm

At the Geneva Motor Show, Audi has unveiled an upgraded racing car RS 5 DTM season for 2014. In fact, it is an evolution of the model A5 DTM, which was built for the World Championship- 2012, when the German “body” series was introduced new technical regulations.

Picture of Audi RS5 DTM

Picture of Audi RS5 DTM


Using lifting of the ban on completion technique in the offseason from Ingolstadt engineers tried to improve machine performance, concentrating mainly on the aerodynamic and suspension elements. From the previous model Novelty, factory index RS3 distinguishes new concept of aerodynamics in the underbody between the front and rear wheels. Undergone changes as design the rear wheel arches and diffusers. “The fundamental work on the new car was launched in May last year – said the chief designer of Audi Sport Stefan Eicher. – We have made changes to the design of the front and rear suspension and expect improvements from these improvements. In addition, we needed to improve the aerodynamics of the car. DTM rules spelled out clearly and strongly, so every detail must be given full attention.”

Audi RS5 DTM back photo

Audi RS5 DTM back photo

In 2013, the Audi driver Mike Rockenfeller became the champion and team Phoenix, advocated German, was the strongest in the team standings. In the upcoming season DTM concern “Four Rings” again put up eight machines presented three racing teams. The championship kicks off in May 4 at Hockenheim.

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