The Audi R8 LMS was launched there by the year 2009. It was a version for circuit, taking as a basis the first generation of the sport. Last year at the Geneva Motor Show we could get to know the new R8 LMS, based on the second generation. Are two models that van very linked, because the of competition takes approximately a 50% of the parts that carries the of production, included the powerful engine V10.
The news that today is that, in its seven years of life, already there have been 200 units of the Audi R8 LMS. The first generation were 136 units and it will made the current 64. The unit that the milestone has been produced at the plant in Neckarsulm (Germany) and will belong to the team “Montaplast by Land-Motorsport”. It is currently leader of the Championship ADAC GT Masters.
And it is that the Audi R8 LMS has gained enough triumphs in recent years. His record amounts to 28 Championships worldwide, 34 class titles, nine 24-hour endurance racing victories and four wins in 12 hours races. “The demand shows that both our product and our services are focused on the client and are quite competitive“, Stephan Winkelmann said proudly.
The second generation of the Audi R8 LMS also came with some tweaks that improved it. To start is 25 kg more light that his predecessor and has some novelty important as the opening of rescue in the ceiling. The engine V10 FSI of 5.2 liters has the ability of develop until 585 CV. Although 200 units have already been sold, it’s not anything cheap, it cost 359,000 euros without taxes.