IAA 2011: Audi A5 DTM

IAA 2011 Audi A5 DTM

The new 2012 Audi A5 DTM is the latest addition to the Audi Motorsport department and the new participant for the 2012 DTM season. The Germans showed their new cup racer at the the IAA 2011 today.

The Audi A5 DTM has a high-strength carbon fiber monocoque that is combined with a steel tube cage. The V8 engine with a power output of about 460hp will be adopted from the successful A4 DTM nearly unchanged. The proven six-speed transmission will continue to be used as well. Noticeable features to the 2012-generation of DTM vehicles are a larger rear wing and a reduction of the permitted aerodynamics components.

Expect to see the new Audi A5 DTM racer at the start of the first race in 2012.

Published: September 20, 2011 3:48 pm

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