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06/06/13
Ingolstadt
Sports

Audi at Le Mans: active safety in focus

Audi at Le Mans: active safety in focus
The passive safety of a car protects the driver against injuries in an accident and helps absorb impact energy. But active safety has long been gaining importance in racing as well. Modern assistance systems such as the ones used in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro defuse dangerous situations in the preliminary stages.
  • Digital rear-view mirror eliminates blind spot
  • LED headlights with matrix-beam principle define new standard
  • Additional functions on the steering wheel as a valuable strategic tool

Two more weeks until the Le Mans 24 Hours celebrates its 90th anniversary. The passive safety of a car protects the driver against injuries in an accident and helps absorb impact energy. But active safety has long been gaining importance in racing as well. Modern assistance systems such as the ones used in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro defuse dangerous situations in the preliminary stages.

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