Audi R18 Le Mans Prototype

  • 2012 Audi R18 ultra and e-tron quattro LMP1 race car

    Over the past few years, Audi has become increasingly interested in developing a range of all-electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars under its e-tron brand name. Earlier this week, we told you that its all-electric A3 e-tron test program had officially launched in the U.S. Now the German automaker wants to build on its previous e-tron race technology, entering a specially-built prototype car into one of the world’s most well-known races. As MotorAuthority confirms, the rumors we heard earlier this year are true: Audi has unveiled a new race car -- the R18 e-tron quattro -- and intends...

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