The 2012 R8 LMS Ultra has obtained new doorways produced of CFRP (carbon fiber reinforced plastic) together with high-energy absorbing new crash foams, a brand new PS1 safety seat produced by Audi, plus an up-to-date transmission, evidently addressing fat, basic safety, and handling.
As far as mechanical updates are worried, the R8 LMS Ultra is still driven by a 5.2 liter V10 motor which provides a total of 570 HP, however the firm has now put in a fresh exhaust system equipped with race catalytic converters to assist increase the engine’s features. There's also an optimized cooling procedure, a bigger engine oil cooler, and transmission fluid cooler which were extra, although the oil cooler for your steering hydraulics that had been set up for the front is now located while in the vehicle’s mid-section as well as air vents are enlarged.
Aerodynamics for your Audi R8 LMS Ultra ended up also addressed with a wider front hood outfitted with supplemental louvers, a new rear wing, as well as a new front plate with optimized diffusion underneath the front conclude. The chassis possessesbeen recently up to date in quite a few techniques and also the automobile now sits on 12" front wheels engrossed in Michelin tires.
The 2012 Audi R8 LMS Ultra has become available for a selling price of 329,900 euro (about $445,000 with the recent trade prices). Deliveries will commence in March 2012.