Audi R18 e-tron quattro 

  • built in Germany
  • 2014
  • 3.7L
 
The TDI engine invented by Audi is still the most efficient drive in the world,” says Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich.
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To compensate for the additional weight of the hybrid system the subject of lightweight design and construction was the focus throughout development of the 2011 Le Mans race winning R18 TDI.
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Data points Key details of the Audi R18 e-tron quattro

Engine size

R18 e-tron quattro
3,700 cc
Mazda 787B
2,622 cc
Jaguar XKR
4,196 cc

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9
Dec

Audi R18 e-tron quattro

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“In our opinion, it provides the optimum balance between efficient energy use, size, weight, energy conversion efficiency, responsiveness, drivability and a favorable operating strategy – combined with durability, which is the basic prerequisite for success at Le Mans.
For instance, the cubic capacity of the V6 TDI power plant was increased from 3.7 to four liters in order to further optimize the engine that had already been very efficient.
10
Dec

Audi R18 e-tron quattro

www.supercars.net
After a corner, the rotational energy of the flywheel is transferred to the front wheels up to a 500 kJ maximum amount according to the regulations.
To compensate for the additional weight of the hybrid system the subject of lightweight design and construction was the focus throughout development of the 2011 Le Mans race winning R18 TDI.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Audi
Type of car Race car
Year 2014

engine

Displacement 3,700 cc
Cylinders V6
Fuels Gas

transmission

Drivetrain 4WD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Unknown
Rear brakes Unknown
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