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12/13/05
Ingolstadt/Paris
Sports
Audi competes with diesel sports car at Le Mans

Audi R10
Tom Kristensen, Audi R10
  • Audi R10 world premiere in Paris
  • V12 TDI engine produces over 650 hp
  • First test successfully completed

AUDI AG is once again one step ahead of the opposition: The inventor of ‘TDI’ will become the world’s first automobile manufacturer to fight for overall victory with a diesel engine at the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans. The all-new Audi R10, which was unveiled on Tuesday in Paris, is powered by a totally new 5.5-litre, twelve-cylinder bi-turbo TDI engine, which is extremely quiet and economical.

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