New Audi R3 would replace the TT ?!

1 09 2008

Audi is readying this stunning new R3 sports car, a mid-engined little brother to the R8 supercar. Developing with mother positive Volkswagen, the Audi R3 could disembark in five living’ time, with four-cylinder dominance to take on the Mazda MX-5 but not enough mumble to tread on the toes of Porsche’s Boxster. The Audi R3 is a replacement for the stillborn R4.

Audi’s mid-engine R4 was pronounced stillborn this past year, but with Volkswagen bringing its own midship concept to the Los Angeles Auto Show, Audi might revive plans its own version to market in the next five years. The new R3 would effectively replace the TT, providing a better business case for VAG to produce a mid-engine platform and silencing critics that have constantly complained that the TT is merely a tarted up Golf.

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Audi Presented GT3 Sports Car with 500hp engine

28 08 2008

Audi presented new sport version of the R8, called GT3. It have Audi’s Quattro system in favor of a GT regulation rear-wheel drive transmission. The R8’s 500 horsepower is delivered via a newly urban six-zoom, sequential, sports gearbox. An adapted front end and a mega large GT-panache rear-wing keep the pursuit mode glued to the pursue.

Audi claims that the suspension almost exclusively uses components from the production line. As amazing as the sounds, think that the benchmark R8 is in detail a supercar, already based on contest technology.

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