Audi R10 – Review & Car Specs

The Audi R10 is known as a famous sports racing car. It was in the LMP1 class of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race and other similar endurance-based races. The car was first unveiled in late 2005. It would go on to win both the 12 Hours of Sebring as well as the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the year 2006.

The Audi R10 is esteemed for being the very first diesel-powered car to win such events. It is known for being the most expensive car project ever to be taken up by Audi Motorsport. The R10 project is rumored to cost Audio around fifteen million dollars per year.

Audi R10

The Audi R10 supersedes the previous model, the Audi R8, which had won the Le Mans race five times ever since the year 2000. It managed to earn a reputation as one of the world’s most successful racing cars.

It was necessary to develop a new model in response to the ACO’s official reduction of the Configuration’s restrictor size as a means of making such races increasingly competitive.

While the Audi R10 bears a certain resemblance to the model it succeeds in, it also features a brand new design.

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Audi R10 Car Specifications

Power 650 bhp / 485 KW
Torque 1100 Nm / 811 ft lbs
BHP/Liter 118 bhp / liter
Power to weight 0.7 bhp / kg
Chassis/body carbon fiber monocoque with fully stressed Configuration
Suspension (fr/r) double wishbones, coil springs over dampers, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion, power-assisted
Brakes vented carbon fiber discs, all-round
Gearbox X-Trac 5 speed Sequential
Drive Rear-wheel drive
Weight 925 kilo / 2039.3 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4650 mm (183.1 in) / 2000 mm (78.7 in) / 1030 mm (40.6 in)

Video of Audi R10