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2012 Audi A5 DTM Racer

Mercedes are not the only ones who presented they new DTM competitor for 2012. Audi have also unveiled their 2012 DTM Racer which is based on the facelift version Audi A5 and comes as a replacement for the current competitor that used a platform from the A4\

The 2012 Audi A5 DTM uses a V8 engine rated at 455 horsepower along with a carbon fiber monocoque chassis and a steel roll cage. The engine is mated with the same 6-speed sequential gearbox used in the previous season.

At the exterior the 2012 Audi A5 DTM Racer comes with a series of motorsport specific body parts that are crucial in providing the necessary downforce at high speeds. These include a massive rear wing, a modified front bumper featuring side winglets, and wheel arch extension that cover the special race tires.

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