Audi Sport used the Goodwood Festival of Speed to unveil their latest creation R8 LMS GT2. 2020 Audi R8 LMS GT2 is all set to compete in the new GT2 class from the year 2020. This newest version of Audi R8 claims to be most powerful customer race car ever offered by Audi Sport. Powering the 2020 Audi R8 LMS GT2 is naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10 engine that offers a commendable 630hp (470kW). The major reason behind it is the new exhaust system. With the new 2020 Audi R8 LMS GT2, Audi joins the likes of Porsche to commit itself to GT2 Class. This class aims to fill be the gap between existing GT3 and GT4 classes.
GT2 race cars are designed to offer less downforce than the GT3 cars. They are scheduled to make their racing debut in Europe and North America by next year. 2020 R8 LMS GT2 comes with significant wider bodywork than the production version of R8. It features a new front bumper, a huge rear wing, and a roof-mounted air intake for the engine. Audi claims that 55 percent of the new GT2 racer is shared with road-legal R8.
During the unveiling, CEO of Audi Sport GmbH said that 2020 Audi R8 LMS GT2 is an ideal sports car for classic fielding in races and also suitable for Track Days and event at Race Resorts. In recent times, it has enjoyed increased popularity among customers worldwide. Most version of Audi R8 LMS is now available for sale. Price of the 2020 Audi R8 LMS GT2 starts from €338,000 excluding VAT. We have attached few images of the new Audi R8 LMS GT2, do tell us what you think about Audi’s latest creation.