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Audi racing a diesel at Le Mans next year!!!

Discussion in 'Diesel forum' started by tubtub, Dec 13, 2005.

  1. tubtub

    tubtub Member

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    Yup, it's true - do a Google for Audi R10.
    Looks like I'll be heading for La Sarthe next June /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/woohoo.gif
     
  2. god_thats_quick

    god_thats_quick Numptie of the highest order

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    will they manage to make an engine that doesn't sounds like a bag of spanners then... I wonder... well I'll be there watching (drinking) to find out!
     
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    650BHP from a TDI !!! & a fantastic looking engine.

    I think a small bet may be in order
     
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    cheers, all they had to say was 5.5 litre v12 biturbo, that will be one to watch for keep it up audi
     
  6. auroan

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    I get a feeling with 1100 newtom metres of torque there gonna go through transmission like santa goes through mince pies.

    Still would love to see all those petrol based cars get the arse handed to them by a diesel !!!!
     
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    god_thats_quick Numptie of the highest order

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    can I see the gearbox from the veryon being used for something... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/noidea.gif
     
  8. dummi

    dummi smoking a6

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    can I see the gearbox from the veryon being used for something... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/noidea.gif

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    good point
     
  9. god_thats_quick

    god_thats_quick Numptie of the highest order

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    will be funny to see a "mere diesel" over take all the porsche's / ferrari's and spykers etc. next year though!
     
  10. tubtub

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    It's more likely to win on economy being able to go further between pit stops - like wot I does in my TDI. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
     
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    It's more likely to win on economy being able to go further between pit stops - like wot I does in my TDI. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

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    Aye, I've heard Audi expects it to stretch to 25 laps between pitstops instead of 17 for petrol based engines.

    Should give about 4 laps in the 24 hours. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
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    will be funny to see a "mere diesel" over take all the porsche's / ferrari's and spykers etc. next year though!

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    Mere diesel indeed, just u watch.
     
  13. god_thats_quick

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    [ QUOTE ]
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    will be funny to see a "mere diesel" over take all the porsche's / ferrari's and spykers etc. next year though!

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    Mere diesel indeed, just u watch.

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    I plan too with lots and lots of beer... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif

    ps... it doesn't sound like an oil burner from what I've heard, until they're turning it off anyway.
     
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    Their is a write up about it in this months Evo. Its a good read. The car sounds awesome, if it matches up on the track it will surely carry on the domination where the R8 left off.
     
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