2017 Audi R8 LMS GT4 – New York Auto Show

Even the 2017 Audi R8 LMS GT4 is a new model from the manufacturer; it is actually an upgraded GT3 model which was the same version of the GT2 and so on. The key is in making the sporty car, adjusted to the NASCAR races and other types of the competition, but on the base of the classic sedan which people usually drive on the streets. So, if you want to know how the new model looks like, the information that it has over the 60% of similarities with the classic Audi R8 coupe should give you a clue.

Exterior

As we said, do not expect many differences from the R8 model in 2017 Audi R8 LSM GT4 but with details which should show the particularly rising purposes. It has the same front grille, with large mesh rhomboidal mouth, with the two also large and meshes air intake at the ends and thin LED front lights. All is on the wide and massive front end, with the plastic bottom as the protection. The sides of the car have rounded bumps over the wheels, which, together with the rounded roof lowered at the end makes the car more rounded and egg-like. The rear end not only that does not have any special details, besides the thin rear lights and rounded edges, but it has a sporty high plastic spoiler on the truck. Basically, it is the same car as R8 but with extra details to make the car sportier.

Interior

We are not sure how the inside of the car as 2017 Audi R8 LMS GT4 looks like at this moment, but we all know that we should not expect much in term of the comfort and high-technology. According to the photos we have, the all cabin details are adjusted to cars first intentions and that is speed driving and racing.

Engine

There is the huge difference between the 2017 Audi R8 LMS GT4 and its classic model. That is the engine option, which obviously cannot be the same as on the cars for the daily driving to the work. This time is it a V10 engine with 495 horsepower with the rear-wheel driving system and seven-speed dual clutch transmission, more powerful and capable of making the speed accelerations.

2017 Audi R8 LMS GT4 Price and Release Date

It is not announced when we should expect the new 2017 Audi R8 LMS GT4, but it is expected at the end of the year. The price range is also a mystery, and knowing that the last models cost from $145,000 for the first model in the series to the $415,000 for the last one, it will be hard to predict the real price, but it should be more than $400,000.

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