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Audi R8 LMS GT4 is a Racer for Amateurs

by Shane McGlaun
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Audi has unveiled a new car aimed at drivers in amateur racing series. The car is called the Audi R8 LMS GT4 and it looks beautiful. It doesn’t hurt that it has a lot in common with the road-going Audi R8 V10 Coupe.

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The track car is made with more than 60% of the parts from the street-legal R8 Coupe. It’s also produced at the same Böllinger Höfe factory in Germany. The GT4 makes 495 hp, but that could change after the car is approved for racing.

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Audi hasn’t listed all of its features, but it’s clearly got additional aerodynamic and cooling enhancements for the track, including a big wing out back, and a large air intake on the hood. It also appears there’s a roll cage inside the cockpit.

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The first customers buying the car will take delivery before the end of the year. Audi will also offer a complete service, parts, logistics, and support program those racing the R8 LMS GT4.

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