Recently, Audi launched R8 RWD and now Audi Sport has unveiled revised R8 LMS GT4. 2020 Audi R8 LMS GT4 borrows around 60 percent of its component from the production version of R8. The Audi R8 got a facelift one year ago and is eager to build on the success of its predecessor that claimed 17 titles worldwide. Timing of the launch is perfect as private buyers can use it to participate in different events hosted around the world. It ranges from standalone 24-hour races at Nürburgring and Dubai, to LMS Cups in Asia and Australia. Currently, there are 27 opportunities on five different continents in Africa, Asia and America.
2020 Audi R8 LMS GT4 features few visual updates that is inspired by the production version. As specified by regulations, 2020 Audi R8 LMS GT4 comes with naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10 engine with over 488hp (495 PS) and over 550 Nm of torque. Generated output is transferred to the rear wheel through a seven-speed, dual-clutch transmission with paddle shifters. Total weight of R8 LMS GT4 stands at 1,460 kg. One of the innovations in the 2020 Audi R8 LMS GT4 race car is it allows driver to adjust ABS braking and traction control systems.
This system consists of eight different settings that depends on the weather, track conditions, trip grip, and other factors. To achieve this, they will have to use two rotary switches that are mounted in the center of the steering wheel that is derived from GT2 variant. This 2020 Audi R8 LMS GT4 will be assembled at Neckarsulm where street-legal version is also assembled.