2009 Audi R15 TDI Pictures, Specifications, and Information

Fast-Autos.net


Home - Makes - Audi - 2009 Audi R15 TDI

2009 Audi R15 TDI Pictures, Specifications, Information

Follow fastautosnet on Twitter

specifications information


General Information
Vehicle Type: 0-door convertible, race car
Price: $---,---
Miles Per Gallon: --/-- mpg
Drivetrain
Configuration Mid Engine/RWD
Engine: Turbocharged V10
Displacement: ---- cc
Horsepower: 600 bhp @ ---- rpm
Torque: 775 lb-ft @ ---- rpm
Max RPM: ---- rpm
Transmission: 6-Speed Sequential
Dimensions
Weight: ---- lbs
Height: --.- in
Length: ---.- in
Width: --.- in
Wheelbase: --.- in
Track: f: --.- / r: --.- in
Performance
0-60 mph: --.- sec
0-100 mph: --.- sec
Quarter Mile: --.- sec @ --- mph
Top Speed: --- mph
Lateral Acceleration: .--g
Braking, 60-0 mph: --- ft
Slalom Speed: --.- mph
Nürburgring Lap Time: --.- minutes
AUDI AG is the world’s first automobile manufacturer to develop a "second” generation diesel racing sports car. Audi aims to underline its supremacy and consolidate its expertise in car technology once more at the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans with the all-new Audi R15 TDI. The 24 Hours of Le Mans is particularly suited for this: Efficient and economical cars are especially required for the French endurance classic. Lightweight construction, environmentally friendly drive concepts and well-thought out aerodynamics are the focus of attention at Le Mans just as they are during the development of production cars. For this purpose the regulations intentionally give the engineers plenty of freedom.

Audi Sport fully exploited this creative freedom and put a new LMP1 race car on the track that differs significantly from all previous Le Mans sports cars. "The R15 TDI has many detailed technical solutions never seen before on a sports prototype,” explains Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich. "To a certain extent we followed entirely new routes.”

Highly efficient TDI engine

The heart of the R15 TDI is a newly developed V10 TDI engine producing more than 600 hp, with a maximum torque output in excess of 1,050 Newton meters and which reflects the latest version of the TDI Technology invented by Audi. The power unit is more compact and lighter than the twelve-cylinder engine used in the preceding R10TDI model. The specific fuel consumption and associated CO2 emissions could also be reduced. Innovations in the turbo-charging and fuel injection areas simultaneously ensure improved engine response. The R15 TDI is also equipped with a new generation of even lighter diesel particle filters.

The new sports car’s aerodynamics, which play a particularly important role at Le Mans, are extremely refined. Like the DTM 2008 championship winning Audi A4, the airflow around and through the car was optimized with CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics). Included among the many innovative detail solutions which can be spotted at first glance are a rear wing suspended from the top and a high nose.

Innovative vehicle electrical system concept

The vehicle electrical system in the Le Mans sports car is entirely new: A lithium-ion battery, as found in some hybrid vehicles, is used for the first time. It is lighter than the conventional battery and supplies a higher voltage.

The headlights fitted to the R15 TDI also benefit from the higher power. At Le Mans, Audi competes for the first time with a low beam unit comprised entirely of light emitting diodes, which represents the next generation of Audi LED technology for road cars.

Innovative approaches

Numerous innovative approaches are also hidden in the chassis and suspension of the diesel sports car. Due to the aerodynamic concept the front and rear suspension have been raised. Thanks to a longer wheelbase and the optimized vehicle weight the R15 TDI is significantly more agile than its predecessor.

Audi is the only automobile manufacturer to have won the famous 24 Hours of Le Mans with a diesel car. "With the R15 TDI we have created the base to be in a position to win also in 2009,” says Head of Audi Motorsport Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich.

photos
Image Credits: Audi

AC Condenser For 2005-2011 Volkswagen Jetta 2006-2009 Rabbit With Drier picture

AC Condenser For 2005-2011 Volkswagen Jetta 2006-2009 Rabbit With Drier

$59.39



Engine Splash Shields Front for Audi Q5 SQ5 2014-2017 picture

Engine Splash Shields Front for Audi Q5 SQ5 2014-2017

$82.94



Turbocharger Actuator - 2.0 TDI, 170 BHP for AUDI, SKODA, VW, TURBO 53039700207. picture

Turbocharger Actuator - 2.0 TDI, 170 BHP for AUDI, SKODA, VW, TURBO 53039700207.

$75.00



Radiator Support For 2015-2020 Audi A3 Quattro S3 A3 Plastic With Steel Sedan picture

Radiator Support For 2015-2020 Audi A3 Quattro S3 A3 Plastic With Steel Sedan

$128.69



Rare Audi Sport fabric banner w/ grommets - Audi R15 TDI 20' x 7' picture

Rare Audi Sport fabric banner w/ grommets - Audi R15 TDI 20' x 7'

$1250.00



FOR AUDI VW SKODA 1.9TDI 2.0TDI GT15 BV39 KP35 Turbo Oil Feed Fitting M10x1.0MM picture

FOR AUDI VW SKODA 1.9TDI 2.0TDI GT15 BV39 KP35 Turbo Oil Feed Fitting M10x1.0MM

$12.99



Engine Overhaul Rebuild Kit For VW Porsche Audi A6 Q5 Q7 3.0 TDI Diesel CKV CRC picture

Engine Overhaul Rebuild Kit For VW Porsche Audi A6 Q5 Q7 3.0 TDI Diesel CKV CRC

$860.00



H&R 15-19 for Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen S/SE/SEL/1.8T/TDI MK7 Super Sport Sp... picture

H&R 15-19 for Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen S/SE/SEL/1.8T/TDI MK7 Super Sport Sp...

$265.57



New Bumper Cover Fascia Front for Audi Q5 2013-2017 AU1000197 8R0807065GRU picture

New Bumper Cover Fascia Front for Audi Q5 2013-2017 AU1000197 8R0807065GRU

$514.84



FWD Front & Rear Wheel Hub Bearing Assembly for 2007-16 Volkswagen Tiguan CC Eos picture

FWD Front & Rear Wheel Hub Bearing Assembly for 2007-16 Volkswagen Tiguan CC Eos

$131.92




Contact | Copyright Information | Privacy Policy & Terms of Use