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04/12/99
Ingolstadt
Sports

Audi unveils ultra flat coupe

Audi R8C
Audi R8C, Presentation Le Castellet

Three weeks after the successful test of the new Audi R8R at the 12 Hour Race of Sebring/USA, Audi has now unveiled the closed version of its racing car. Having been developed within six months, the Audi R8C shares many components with its sister car R8R. „We have been able to realize a certain form of a platform strategy“, explain Audi’s head of Sport Dr Wolfgang Ullrich. „Engine, transmission, brakes and rear suspension of the coupe have been derived from the roadster. Monocoque, bodyshell and front suspension have been newly developed.“

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