Without any doubt, the original R10 was one of the most revolutionary cars in motorsports. It came 13 years ago and it was the first diesel-powered car to compete in Le Mans race. Not only that it competed, but it won, multiple times. These results left a huge mark in the history of motorsports, so it’s no wonder that this car became a legend so quickly. Its impact is so huge that even these days we can hear reports about the 2020 Audi R10, which is supposed to be some kind of a comeback of the iconic race car.
The R10 is out of use for years. It successfully competed for about five years and it was replaced by the R15. These days, we can find reports that suggest its re-launch. However, it is unclear whether we are about to see it in limited production, or it is going to take another shot in the competition. The first option seems more reasonable. For that occasion, the 2020 Audi R10 would come with lots of modifications. We have no doubt it would be based on the Audi R8 supercar. Of course, we would see further upgrades, both in terms of mechanics and aesthetics. In terms of aesthetics, this car would be particularly interesting. It would resemble the famous original and come with all that endurance bodywork that characterize racing cars of this type. Of course, count on new details as well, something that would follow the brand’s newest design language.
Racing cars usually don’t have anything particular to offer on the inside. They are completely naked, free of any feature that could add extra weight. Still, the 2020 Audi R10 would probably go on sale in limited numbers, so we count that there would be a bit of additional features, which would raise the comfort for a bit. What this exactly means, it is hard to say. It could mean new tech features, as well as some fancy work on the dashboard.
Probably the most certain thing about the 2020 Audi R10 would be a diesel engine. This pretty uncommon engine choice made this car a true legend. It featured a 5.5 V12 TDI engine, tuned to monstrous 650 horsepower. 0-60 in about 4.5 seconds and a max speed of 180 mph were the numbers that characterized this racing car. 13 years later, we can count on even more power and better overall performances.
2020 Audi R10 Release Date and Price
Despite all the reports, the 2020 Audi R10 is nothing more than a fantasy. We are pretty sure it won’t come. Therefore, we won’t speculate about the price and release date.
- Legendary endurance racing car
- Completely reworked
- Exotic diesel performances
- Definitely won’t come