The Audi R8 LMS GT4 stands for production-based auto racing. The race automobile that is directly derived from the road-approved Audi R8 Coupé V10 is effective, supplies a high degree of safety yet continues to be cost-effective in terms of purchasing cost and also price of possession. It is the optimal race car for amateur advocates, entirely according to the spirit of the GT4 policies continuing a great cars custom in which remarkable road-going sports cars were a preferred base for GT racing more than half a century back.
As Quattro four-wheel drive is prohibited in the GT4 class, Audi Sport makes use of a 7-speed double-clutch transmission integrated with rear-wheel drive. Two electrohydraulically run wet-type multi-plate clutches ensure quickest shifting events without tractive force disturbance. A mechanical limited slip differential is made use of on the back axle.
The suspension of the road-going variation showcasing dual wishbones on all four wheels uses best prerequisites for racing. Rebound and also compression adjustable racing-specific dampers and springtimes, as well as adjustable stabilizers, complete the suspension system. A new steel disc braking system with modified brake calipers in combination with the production-level ABS control system makes sure optimum deceleration. Special brake cooling air ducts at the front as well as back warranty braking security additionally in racing. For the steering system, Audi Sport has actually taken on the hydraulic rack-and-pinion unit from the GT3 model, albeit with an electrically operated pump. Even with the cost benefits provided by the 5-hole cast lightweight aluminum wheels, they have been specially made for competing objectives. Audi Sport additionally offers a tire pressure warning system as an option.
In terms of passive safety and security, Audi Sport once more establishes high requirements. In addition to common equipment such as a fire extinguishing system, safety nets for the chauffeur and crash foam in the doors, Audi Sportexceeds the minimum demands in many locations. The Audi Sports consumer racing PS3 safety seat represents the most current advancement of the PS1 version. It is typical devices in the GT4 version along with the Audi consumer auto racing models for GT3 and also TCR racing. The safeguard is affixed to the seats for maximum connection, and also the 6-point harness represents the GT3 criterion. The longitudinal change of the seat incorporated with the axial and height change of the guiding wheel are optimally matched for chauffeurs of varied body height. A roofing hatch helps with rescue operations complying with an accident. To minimize the tons acting on the chauffeur's spinal column, the helmet can be eliminated up and a Kendrick Extrication Device applied. Inside the vehicle, the steel security cage is placed at six points to the Audi Space Frame (ASF) showcasing an aluminum-CFRP mixed-material building and construction, plus there are 2 links to engine bay dental braces. The FT3 safety fuel cell is filled up utilizing a dripless rapid-refueling system for auto racing.
In the ergonomically created cockpit, the vehicle driver could turn on and change different driving functions using the guiding wheel as well as the center console. The main multi-function screen within the chauffeur's sight, as well as an information logger, create transparency with respect to operating problems and data evaluation.
The body components are mainly similar to those of the manufacturing vehicle yet have actually been optimized to sustain the racing auto's the rules of aerodynamics and thermal administration of the air conditioning and also braking systems. The GT4 race vehicle is very closely oriented to the manufacturing design. Its framework is produced at the very same production facilities as one of its road-approved siblings. As a result, there are synergies for the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in regards to manufacturing and the Group-wide pool of components in addition to service and also upkeep - straight profiting the clients.
The Audi R8 LMS GT4 represents production-based racing. The race vehicle that is directly originated from the road-approved Audi R8 Coupé V10 is effective, provides a high degree of security yet continues to be economical in regards to acquiring price and cost of ownership. It is the suitable race cars and truck for amateur campaigners, totally in accordance with the spirit of the GT4 guidelines continuing a great cars practice where fascinating road-going cars were a popular base for GT competing for the majority a century back.
As Quattro four-wheel drive is restricted in the GT4 class, Audi Sport makes use of a 7-speed double-clutch transmission incorporated with rear-wheel drive. 2 electrohydraulically run wet-type multi-plate clutches ensure shortest moving events without tractive pressure disruption. A mechanical restricted slip differential is used on the rear axle.
The suspension of the road-going variation showcasing dual wishbones on all four wheels provides perfect requirements for racing. Rebound and also compression adjustable racing-specific dampers and also springtimes, as well as flexible stabilizers, complete the shock absorber. A brand-new steel disc stopping system with customized brake calipers in the mix with the production-level ABS control system ensures optimum deceleration. Special brake air conditioning ducts at the front and also rear warranty braking security likewise in racing. For the steering system, Audi Sport has embraced the hydraulic rack-and-pinion system from the GT3 design, albeit with an electrically run pump. Even with the cost advantages provided by the 5-hole cast lightweight aluminum wheels, they have actually been particularly created for competing purposes. Audi Sport also offers a tire stress warning system as an option.
In regards to passive safety and security, Audi Sportagain sets high requirements. In addition to typical tools such as a fire extinguishing system, safeguard for the vehicle driver as well as collision foam in the doors, Audi Sportexceeds the minimum demands in numerous locations. The Audi Sport client racing PS3 safety seat stands for one of the most recent evolution of the PS1 design. It is typical tools in the GT4 design in addition to in the Audi client auto racing versions for GT3 and also TCR racing. The safeguard are connected to the seats for optimal connection, and also the 6-point harness represents the GT3 criterion. The longitudinal adjustment of the seat combined with the axial and also elevation change of the steering wheel are optimally fit for motorists of varied body height. A roofing system hatch promotes rescue operations adhering to a crash. To reduce the loads acting on the vehicle driver's spinal column, the helmet can be gotten rid of up as well as a Kendrick Extrication Device applied. Inside the car, the steel safety and security cage is mounted at 6 indicate the Audi Space Frame (ASF) featuring an aluminum-CFRP mixed-material building and construction, plus there are two connections to engine bay dental braces. The FT3 security fuel cell is filled using a dripless rapid-refueling system for racing.
In the ergonomically developed cockpit, the driver could activate and also readjust various driving features through the steering wheel as well as the facility console. A main multi-function screen within the driver's sight as well as an information logger create openness relative to operating conditions and data evaluation.
The body elements are mostly the same to those of the manufacturing cars and truck but have actually been enhanced to support the race cars and truck's aerodynamics as well as thermal monitoring of the air conditioning and stopping systems. The GT4 race vehicle is closely drivened to the manufacturing model. Its chassis is created at the same manufacturing facilities as the among its road-approved brother or sister. As a result, there are synergies for the Audi R8 LMS GT4 in regards to production and also the Group-wide swimming pool of parts in addition to solution and also upkeep - directly benefiting the customers.