Audi reveals Nurburgring 24-hour endurance R8
The stock bumpers have also been replaced with new widebody pieces that resemble the units from the V12-powered R8 TDI Le Mans concept. This includes the new carbon and Kevlar front apron, oversized intakes and high-mount exhaust pipes.
Unique features include a lightened chassis, which weighs in at just 2,755 pounds, an oversized GT wing at the rear and an aggressive diffuser.
The 36th ADAC Zürich 24-hour race will take place on the weekend starting on the 24th of this month at the Nürburgring-Nordschleife in Germany. Other recent announcements includes Volkswagen with its new Scirocco race car as well as Lexus with its upcoming LF-A, Opel with its Astra OPC and even supercar manufacturer Gumpert, which will race a new hybrid version of its Apollo.