Audi Achieves Pioneering Feat With E-tron Quattro Four-wheel Drive

Audi Achieves Pioneering Feat With E-tron Quattro Four-wheel Drive

Trendsetter Audi: four-wheel drive also established in LMP1 sport New development of e-tron quattro four-wheel drive system for 2014 34 years of four-wheel drive expertise in production and motorsport Audi has set another trend in motorsport. After the brand revolutionized rally racing with quattro four-wheel drive in the nineteen-eighties and significantly shaped touring car racing with this system in the nineties, four-wheel drive has been making its way into LMP1 sports prototypes as well. The Audi R18 e-tron quattro now aims to extend ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ with a system featuring…

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Audi R18 e-tron brings new lighting technology to Le Mans

Audi R18 e-tron brings new lighting technology to Le Mans

Audi brings new lighting technology to Le Mans WEC, DTM and GT sport in focus again in 2014 Development Board Member Dr. Hackenberg: “Motorsport accelerates our developments” Head of Sport Dr. Ullrich: “A year full of challenges is awaiting us” Ingolstadt, 2013-12-18 – At the world premiere of the new Audi R18 e-tron quattro, Audi unveiled another technical highlight of its new LMP1 sports car in Ingolstadt on Wednesday night. In 2014, the brand with the four rings will be running with laser light for the first time in the Le Mans…

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Audi completes Le Mans preparations

Audi completes Le Mans preparations

Audi completed its preparations for the most important endurance race of the year with a test in France that was largely held in rain. Two weeks before the Le Mans 24 Hours, Audi Sport Team Joest set up the long-tail version of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro for the high-speed track onon the eight-hour test day.

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Audi at Le Mans: Advantage through efficiency

Audi at Le Mans: Advantage through efficiency

Six more weeks until the Le Mans 24 Hours celebrates its 90th anniversary. Since 1999, Audi has shaped the world’s most important endurance race like no other automobile manufacturer. Eleven victories in 14 events – the technological milestones set by Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm are unrivaled in Le Mans history.

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Andrè Lotterer (D), Benoît Tréluyer (F), Marcel Fässler (CH) © Audi[/caption] Read More