What first impression you get the first time you look at the 2012 Audi A5 DTM? For us, we are more than ready to rip off the race circuit. We don’t know if this is a coincidence because the introductory of the 2012 Audi A5 DTM race car is at the same time with the introductory of 2012 Mercedes –Benz AMG C-Coupe DTM which we will cover it up for you tomorrow.
The 2012 Audi A5 DTM race car is based on the recently just unveiled the facelifted A5 which is intended to replace the old Audi A4 DTM. So, if the 2012 Audi A5 DTM is the new race car, what does the German automaker have done in order to be able to compete with other contenders especially the three-pointed race car?
Being a race car does not mean the2012 Audi A5 DTM has no preparation at all. The 2012 Audi A5 DTM race car is powered by a V8 unit which has been converted into racing-based engine. How about the power? The 2012 A5 DTM is ready to go round the race track in 455 horsepower. But it can’t be done without the chassis which made from the carbon fiber monocoque and high-strength steel for the roll cage.
To make the 2012 Audi A5 DTM has little resemblance with its road-going A5, the German automaker dresses the race car with massive wing, huge splitter at the front and other parts and pieces to provide more downforce. Ah, if only this 2012 Audi A5 DTM race car sells for public. Can you imagine what will happen if we drive this race car on the public road? One thing for sure: the police forces will do whatever they can to apprehend the man behind the 2012 Audi A5 DTM race car.