Sports car 2018-2019 Audi R18 e-tron Quattro born again before the new racing season, becoming more and more technologically perfect. The company’s new product called the most sophisticated racing car ever created it. The prototype was subjected to total modernization in connection with the start of the new technical regulations Series Le Mans Prototype (LMP1 category). Hybrid sports car became more economical.
The new requirements at the same time give developers more freedom, but presented with a lot of restrictions. The main purpose of the regulations of the year clearly explained the head of 2018-2019 Audi Motorsport Wolfgang Ullrich. It reduces it to that show a good lap time is now necessary with minimal energy consumption. Standards concerned the transmission, engine, body, aerodynamics and safety.
Engineers have taken the challenge and created an even more high-tech car. According to regulations, the width of LMP1 race car is reduced by 10 centimeters, but in this case the height is increased by 20 millimeters, nullifying the benefits of aerodynamics by reducing the width. But experts with all the tasks handled by promising on the final version of the prototype further reduce curb weight from the current 915 to 870 kilograms.
Powerplant 2018-2019 Audi R18 e-tron consumes 30 percent less fuel than the previous version. Engine V6 TDI, rotating rear axle, combined with an electric motor in the front. Highly complicated system to the limit. In particular turbocharger internal combustion engine has got a specific converter exhaust thermal energy into electrical energy. Stored charge uses an electric motor on the front axle when accelerating or some innovative electric compressor.
Security has become a race car even better. The monocoque of carbon fiber is now able to withstand higher impact loads, it has also undergone modernization suspension. Now 2018-2019 Audi R18 e-tron Quattro is equipped with a unique laser lights. Laser light is monochromatic. Initially blue radiation beam passes through a special linzu- fosforestsent, whereby it becomes uniformly white. The manufacturer hopes for the speedy implementation of this technology in their production cars. Meanwhile, BMW is already endowed with laser headlights newest sports car i8.