Audi Sport premieres new R8 LMS GT2
July 10, 2019driversclub
The model has taken take centre stage at the event and is sure to go down well with the assembled masses of petrol fanatics. Audi Sport has blown away the crowds at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed with the premiere of the marque’s new R8 LMS GT2.
Most powerful version to date
Oliver Hoffmann, CEO of Audi Sport, stated: “This sports car, with its emotive high-performance V10 engine, marks the top end of our customer racing program. “The legendary event at Goodwood is the ideal venue for unveiling such a fascinating sports car.”
This year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed lived up to it’s name with a selection of new releases sure to excite petrol heads.
Indeed, the new GT2 is the most powerful version to date of the Audi R8 LMS. It has been created for the 2020 GT2 race class in Europe and North America and will also be available for private owners.
Coming with a hefty price tag of just over £303,000, the new Audi R8 LMS GT2 is now available for order, with first deliveries scheduled for December this year.
Mr Hoffmann concluded the new GT2 is set to become the “backbone of GT racing for decades” to come.
This is not the only new model Audi have announced recently, the German automotive powerhouse revealed new options for their Vorsbrung and Black Edition models earlier this year.
Steve Clarke, marketing manager at Drivers Club News, comments: “Audi is really coming out all guns blazing at this year’s Festival of Speed. It’s such an exciting event and one that lovers of all high-performance race cars will not want to miss.”
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