From Tuesday to Thursday next week (February 21 to 23) Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz will be preparing for the new DTM season during joint tests at Portimão (Portugal). For Audi, this will be the final test before the homologation of the new Audi RS 5 DTM on March 1. Mattias Ekström is going to perform the rollout for Audi at Portimão on Monday afternoon and handle the first of the three test days on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the two DTM rookies, Loïc Duval and René Rast, will be sharing the job of testing. On Thursday, Jamie Green is going to take over the prototype which Audi uses to test components of the new RS 5 DTM. The 2017 DTM season will open at Hockenheim on May 6/7. Tickets and fan packages can be ordered online at audi.com/dtm.
Further information about the official fuel consumption figures and official, specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the “Guide to fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electricity consumption of new cars,” which is available free of charge from all sales outlets and from DAT (Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH), Hellmuth-Hirth-Strasse 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, Germany (www.dat.de).