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Shanghai: Audi TT GT4 concept debut at DTM race

By SYF77 on 08 Dec 2010

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On the occasion of the DTM race in Shanghai, the German automaker presented the concept of a GT4 car based on the TT sports coupe.The Ingolstadt-based automaker has yet to release the full engine specifications but it did note that the GT4 is equipped with a TFSI engine delivering about 340 hp. The direct-injected powerplant is linked to an a S-tronic transmission with a differential lock. The racing package also includes a modified production suspension with adjustable dampers plus 9.5 x 18 inch light alloy wheels.

The front apron, rear apron and the rear wing are sourced from the production Audi TT RS while the hood, doors and trunk lid are made of CFRP (Carbon fiber-reinforced polymer). The windows are made of plastic. Being a racecar, the GT4 also gets a roll-cage, a safety-optimized fuel tank along with a host of other modifications.

The racer will set buyers back for about €120,000. Even so, Audi says that the TT GT4 is an affordable option for potential customers with the company not only targeting Europe but also the Asian market.

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I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



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