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Audi reveals R8 LMS ultra

Audi R8 LMS ultra

The Ingolstadt-based automaker Audi introduced this week the R8 LMS ultra which is basically an evolution of the R8 LMS GT3. It comes with a new bonnet, improved underbody aerodynamics and a larger rear wing. Other than that, it has been fitted with carbon fiber reinforced plastic doors, wider Michelin tires and enlarged side blades.

Audi R8 LMS ultra

As for the interior, not much has changed except for the inclusion of a new PS1 safety seat that according to Audi manages to provide “perfect protection and clearly surpasses the mandatory minimum requirements.”

Audi R8 LMS ultra

The Audi R8 LMS ultra is motivated by a V10 5.2-liter engine that generates 562 hp (570 PS / 419 kW). It has been equipped with updated Bilstein dampers, a revised transmission and an optimized cooling system, along with a new exhaust system.

Audi R8 LMS ultra

The first delivers of the car are expected to start in March next year for a starting price of $446,050.

Source: Audi via WCF