Audi R8 LMS was launched back in the year 2009. It was a version for the circuit which he took as a basis the first generation of the sports. Last year at the Geneva motor show we were able to see the new R8 LMS, based on the second generation. Are two models that are very tied, as the competition takes approximately one 50% of the pieces that leads to the production, including the powerful V10 engine.
The news today comes to us is that, in its seven years of life, have already been produced 200 units of the Audi R8 LMS. Of the first generation were 136 units and are manufactured 64 of the current. The unit that marks the milestone has been produced in the plant, based in neckarsulm (Germany) and belong to the team, “Montaplast by Land-Motorsport”. It is currently leader of the championship ADAC GT Masters.
And is that the Audi R8 LMS has achieved quite a few wins in these years. His record amounts to 28 championships at the global level, 34 class headings, nine victories in endurance races of 24 hours and four victories in races of 12 hours. “The demand shows that both our product and our services are customer-focused and they are absolutely competitive“, said proud Stephan Winkelmann.
The second generation of the Audi R8 LMS also came with a few tweaks that improved. To start with is 25 kg lighter than its predecessor and has some new important as the opening rescue on the roof. The engine V10 FSI 5.2-liter has the capacity to develop up to 585 HP. Even if you already have sold 200 units, it is not all cheap, it costs 359.000 euros without taxes.
Source – Audi