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R8 LMS GT3

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The racing warrior.

Engineered for the race track, the R8 LMS GT3 was the first race car produced for customers by Audi Sport. With its long-standing history and experience on the track, this racing legend was reborn at the Geneva Motor Show in 2015. Featuring more power, upgraded safety features, and improved efficiency and aerodynamics, this racecar accelerates to new heights among the league of champions.

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  • Power

  • 585

    HP

  • Capacity

  • 5,200

    cc

  • Weight

  • 1,225

    kg

Technical specifications

Vehicle
Vehicle type
Race car complying with FIA GT3 regulations.
Chassis
Audi Space Frame (ASF) in aluminum-CFC hybrid construction with stressed steel roll-cage, bodywork parts from CFRP and aluminum.
Engine
Engine type
90 degree V10 engine, 4 valves per cylinder, DOHC, gasoline direct injection, emission control by two exhaust gas race catalytic converters.
Management
Bosch Motorsport Motronic MS6 4.
Lubrication
Dry sump.
Cubic capacity
5,200 cc.
Power
Variable by restrictor up to 430 kW (585 HP).
Torque
Over 550 Nm.
Power transmission
Transmission
Rear wheel drive, traction control (ASR).
Clutch
Electro hydraulically activated 3-plate race clutch (ECA).
Gearbox
Sequential, pneumatically activated 6-speed racing gearbox with paddle shift.
Differential
Limited-slip rear differential, variable preload.
Drive shafts
Constant velocity sliding universal joints.
Performance
Acceleration
0-100 km/h in 3.2 seconds.
Suspension, steering, and brakes
Steering
Servo assisted rack and pinion steering. Height and length adjustable safety steering column, quick adjust rail mounted pedal box.
Suspension
Front and rear independent suspension. Double wishbones, damper struts with coil springs and adjustable dampers as well as adjustable front and rear anti-roll bars.
Brakes
Hydraulic dual circuit brake system, steel brake discs front and rear, race ABS.
Wheels
Forged aluminum wheels, front 12.5 x 18 inch, rear 13 x 18 inch.
Tires
Front 30-68/18, rear 31-71/18.
Dimensions and weight
Length
4,583 mm.
Width
1,997 mm.
Height
1,171 mm.
Homologation weight
1,225 kg.
Fuel tank capacity
1,201 Litres.
Safety and equipment
Safety
Energy absorbing aluminum and CFC crash structures front and rear. Safety concept fulfils FIA LMP1 crash requirements.
Seat
Audi Sport PS1 safety seat.
Fire extinguisher
Audi Sport
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