2019 Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo at Paris Motor Show Redesign, Spy Shots, Price, & Release Date

2019 Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo at Paris Motor Show Redesign, Spy Shots, Price, & Release Date – Audi has pulled the includes off its 2019-spec R8 LMS GT3 racer at the Paris Motor Show, debuting a facelift with all-new Evo bodywork and enhanced powertrain factors for gentlemen drivers. In all, the Ingolstadt brand has modified the sportscar rival for increased drivability, aimed at its large buyer racing program. The devilishly altered front fascia and splitter are explained to give more regular, foreseeable downforce that simplifies the airflow to the rear end, boosting heat evacuation attributes for the R8 LMS GT3’s sharp-biting brakes.

Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo Changes
Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo Changes

“In developing the evolution of the car, we’ve set even greater focus on our consumers and their demands,” explained Chris Reinke, head of Audi Sports buyer racing. “The pre-design stage for the second evolution of our recent model generation concentrated on many discussions using our crews.”

Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo Specs
Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo Specs

Power output figures continue to be unchanged from the car’s naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V-10. Unlike its Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Evo brethren, the Audi has maintained it straightforward in the terminology of engine adjustments to keep trustworthiness. Still, it generates a healthy estimation of 580 horsepower and up of 400 pound-feet in the torque division. The transmission, however, is dealt with to collection revisions in efforts of enhancing longevity. Recently designed products pearly whites strengthened bearings, and a more robust clutch reduce down on restore intervals by 50 percentage, once again making it easier to very own and run for privateer racing programs.

Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo at Paris Motor Show
Audi R8 LMS GT3 Evo at Paris Motor Show

As for the Evo body kit, it will be available for recent owners of existing R8 LMS GT3 models at a cost of 28,000 euros ($32,000). This gives for an easy retrofit that literally brings along with it the better aerodynamics and altered look of the recently released model. Prices for the complete 2019 model year shebang timepieces in at 398,000 euros ($460,000) plus taxes. Even though this may appear high-priced, it’s a reasonably affordable option for those looking to get into IMSA’s WeatherTech series or the World Endurance Championship.