Audi R18 TDI n° 1 Monza 2011 Test r. Capello.
The R18 TD is a car prototype, designed by Audi in Lmp1, 2011 according to the 24 hours of Le Mans and the Endurance World Championship.
This is a car Coupe, choice made by Audi after the rule changes which entered into force in 2011.
The car, designed with the goal of a drastic weight reduction in every single area, reaches 900 kg regulations through the use of weights. The carbon monocoque frame is made of a unique, very lightweight solution and also often very safe.
The gearbox is a 6-speed transmission, electrically operated, constructed with extensive use of carbon fiber composites. The full LED headlights are. The diesel engine is 6 cylinder 120°, 3.7 liters; 64 litre capacity fuel tank. A single Turbo and exhaust pipe, placed below the fin. The power is 540 hp with restrictors regulations, and top speed of about 335 km/h.
At Monza, very fast circuit like Le Mans, teams often perform tests in preparation for the 24 hours.