Subscribe:
Chilton’s Repair:
Sponsored Ads:
Car Charger:
Sponsored Ads:
AutoBarn.com:
Auto Europe:
SuperTune Auto Parts:
CROW ENTERPRIZES SFI Red 1-Layer 1-Piece Auto Competitive Racing Suit Sz M
$29.99 (1 Bid)
End Date: Thursday Mar-23-2017 19:51:37 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

Fitting Adapter NPT 1/8" Female Metric M12X1.5 Male Replace auto meter 2277 _5P
$8.98
End Date: Tuesday Apr-11-2017 10:46:15 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $8.98
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

B&M 80641 Universal Auto / Automatic Trans Aluminum T-Handle Shift Knob
$28.48
End Date: Thursday Apr-13-2017 21:32:49 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $28.48
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

MOTORCYCLE AND AUTO VALVE LAPPING COMPOUND 600 GRIT
$9.25
End Date: Tuesday Apr-11-2017 11:07:05 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $9.25
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Pyrotect Ankle Top Auto Racing Shoes SFI 5 Black 8 Men's
$45.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Mar-23-2017 20:10:34 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

B&M 80642 Universal Auto / Automatic Trans T-Handle Shift Knob (BLACK)
$23.25
End Date: Monday Mar-27-2017 20:57:37 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $23.25
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

RaceQuip 351003 Medium 1-Layer Black Auto Racing Driving Gloves Nomex SFI Rated
$39.95
End Date: Tuesday Mar-28-2017 14:27:36 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $39.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

Auto Metal Direct 400-3567 Steel Floor Pan - Full 1967-69 Camaro/Firebird
$377.99
End Date: Thursday Mar-30-2017 14:49:03 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $377.99
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

ATM-2268 Auto Meter 1/8" NPT Female to 16mm x 1.5 Male Metric Gauge Adapter
$13.95
End Date: Wednesday Apr-19-2017 20:06:46 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $13.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

RaceQuip 351006 X-Large 1-Layer Black Auto Racing Driving Gloves Nomex SFI Rated
$39.95
End Date: Tuesday Mar-28-2017 14:27:46 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $39.95
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

PostHeaderIcon Drivetribe Takes A Spin In The Audi R18 LMP1: Video

Prototype racers are on another level. The technology and engineering that goes into these machines is simply baffling, making them not only unbelievably fast, but incredibly reliable as well. These aren’t some point-and-squirt drag racers that need a complete engine overhaul every 1,320 feet. Don’t get me wrong – I have massive respect for Top Fuel cars, but compared to an endurance prototype, you could call them a little… delicate. After all, competitors in the top class of the World Endurance Championship are expected to run at 200 mph for hours on end, all while dodging traffic through variable track conditions. Audi knows all about that kind of action, as evidenced by its dominating performance in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, in which the Four Rings has collected a record-setting 13 wins in the past 17 years. But now, Audi has decided to exit the WEC to instead focus on Formula E, leaving us with this – the R18 LMP1. Drivetribe recently had a go behind the wheel, and documented the experience with this 8-minute, 11-second video.

After a little history and background, Drivetribe’s Jethro Bovingdon gives us a break down of the specs, from the diesel hybrid powerplant and AWD system, to the materials and suspension under the skin. Bovingdon then straps into the fighter jet-like cockpit, fires it up, and puts it around Audi’s test track in Neuburg, Germany.

Understandably, Bovingdon doesn’t go 10/10’s, but getting an insider’s perspective and hearing about the experience is a treat nonetheless. “Even on a freezing day on treaded tires, it beats a GT3 car on slicks for braking and cornering, and accelerates in the lower gears like a P1 GTR running nitrous,” Bovingdon explains enthusiastically. “It’s simply the purest, most exciting driving experience I’ve ever had.”


Comments are closed.

SuperTune Kit:
Auto Auctions:
2014 Ford Mustang Base Convertible 2-Door 2014 FORD MUSTANG PREM CONVERTIBLE V6 PONY LEATHER 25K #326504 Texas Direct Auto
$17,980.00
End Date: Saturday Mar-25-2017 17:04:16 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $17,980.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible 2-Door 2014 CHEVY CORVETTE CONVERTIBLE LT 7SPD REAR CAM 31K MI #122344 Texas Direct
$40,000.00 (23 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Mar-29-2017 18:45:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $46,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2003 Ford Mustang Base Coupe 2-Door 03 Ford Mustang white Pony package Leather Clean Fax Low Miles
$1,525.00 (13 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Mar-30-2017 5:18:42 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $3,999.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2013 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 2013 FORD MUSTANG GT PREMIUM 5.0L 6SPD LEATHER 20'S 13K #284331 Texas Direct
$25,480.00
End Date: Monday Mar-27-2017 17:05:51 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $25,480.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1968 Ford Mustang 2 DOOR CONVERTIBLE 1968 MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE 302 AUTO LOADED SOLID METAL BEAUTIFUL CANDY APPLE RED
$14,601.00 (6 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Mar-30-2017 5:34:47 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1996 Chevrolet Corvette Base Coupe 2-Door 1996 Chevrolet Corvette, 14k actual miles! TRADES/OFFERS?
$8,100.00 (9 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Mar-29-2017 11:56:07 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS Coupe 2-Door 2015 CHEVY CAMARO 2SS AUTO LEATHER NAV HUD 20'S 10K MI #203941 Texas Direct Auto
$28,980.00
End Date: Wednesday Mar-29-2017 17:24:46 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $28,980.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Z51 Convertible 2-Door 2014 CHEVY CORVETTE STINGRAY Z51 2LT CONVERTIBLE NAV 8K #131224 Texas Direct
$33,000.00 (27 Bids)
End Date: Monday Mar-27-2017 17:12:51 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $52,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2015 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door Ford Mustang GT
$24,100.00 (11 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Mar-29-2017 16:34:03 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $29,500.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2013 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Coupe 2-Door 2013 FORD MUSTANG BOSS 302 5.0 6-SPD RECARO 19'S 9K MI #254934 Texas Direct Auto
$10,350.00 (26 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Mar-28-2017 19:15:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $33,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2014 Ford F-150 FX4 2014 FORD F150 FX4 - 4X4 - CREW CAB - 5.0L V8 - LOW MILES - EXCELLENT CONDITION
$25,200.00 (67 Bids)
End Date: Friday Mar-24-2017 18:00:36 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2014 Porsche Cayman S Coupe 2-Door 2014 PORSCHE CAYMAN S SPORT CHRONO PREM PDK NAV 34K MI #191640 Texas Direct Auto
$1,625.00 (15 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Mar-29-2017 16:35:08 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $51,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1994 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 1994 Ford Mustang GT Coupe 2-Door 5.0L 5 speed
$860.00 (19 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Mar-29-2017 18:33:59 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2001 Ford Mustang Base Convertible 2-Door 2001 Ford Mustang Base Convertible 2-Door 3.8L
$780.00 (22 Bids)
End Date: Tuesday Mar-28-2017 9:26:14 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1950 Ford Other 2 DOOR SEDAN 1950 2 Door Sedan
$8,750.00
End Date: Friday Mar-24-2017 15:22:37 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $8,750.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2015 Ford Other Pickups XLT - 4 DOOR 2015 FORD F650 XLT DIESEL TRUCK - SUPER NICE TRUCK - SHOWROOM CONDITION
$84,600.00
End Date: Thursday Apr-13-2017 12:15:00 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $84,600.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2015 Ford Mustang GT Premium Coupe 2-Door Roush Stage 2 Mustang
$36,000.00
End Date: Friday Mar-24-2017 3:07:37 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $36,000.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2014 Ford F-150 2014 FORD F-150 STX SPORT CREW 5.0L V8 20" WHEELS 24K #F72770 Texas Direct Auto
$1.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Mar-30-2017 18:45:39 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $26,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1968 Chevrolet Chevelle 2-Door Coupe 1968 Chevelle SS396 4 speed Matching numbers highly Optioned Real deal
$15,100.00 (37 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Mar-29-2017 21:01:39 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1972 Chevrolet Camaro Base Coupe 2-Door 72 Camaro Track Day Car/Street Legal/Race Car
$7,700.00 (7 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Mar-26-2017 16:01:43 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

2014 BMW 5-Series Base Sedan 4-Door 2014 BMW 550I XDRIVE AWD M-SPORT SUNROOF NAV HUD 32K MI #Z34856 Texas Direct
$12,100.00 (17 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Mar-29-2017 16:46:34 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $41,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2007 Ford Mustang Base Coupe 2-Door 2007 Ford Deluxe
$6,988.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Thursday Mar-30-2017 10:08:47 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $7,988.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2011 BMW 3-Series Base Sedan 4-Door 2011 BMW 328I AUTO LEATHER SUNROOF BLUETOOTH ALLOYS 50K #851069 Texas Direct
$4,750.00 (37 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Mar-26-2017 13:00:16 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $15,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1993 Ford Mustang Coupe 2 Door 1993 Ford Mustang LX 5.0 Foxbody Coupe
$5,900.00
End Date: Monday Mar-27-2017 13:40:28 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $5,900.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Coupe 2-Door 2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z-28 AC
$45,500.00
End Date: Wednesday Mar-29-2017 19:00:55 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $45,500.00
Buy It Now | Add to watch list

1966 Ford Mustang 2 door coupe 1966 Ford Mustang GT Collector Car
$7,600.00 (9 Bids)
End Date: Monday Mar-27-2017 15:19:12 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $15,000.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2014 BMW 6-Series Base Sedan 4-Door 2014 BMW 650I XDRIVE GRAN COUPE AWD M SPORT NAV HUD 33K #371361 Texas Direct
$1.00 (6 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Mar-29-2017 16:49:12 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $47,980.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

1969 Ford Mustang Base Fastback 2-Door 1969 Ford Mustang Base Fastback 2-Door 5.8L Mach 1
$27,000.00 (0 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Apr-2-2017 8:04:45 PDT
Buy It Now for only: $34,000.00
Buy It Now | Bid now | Add to watch list

2016 Ford F-150 KING RANCH FORD CREW CAB KING RANCH 4X4 ECOBOOST 4X4 LEATHER CUSTOM LIFT WHEELS TIRES NAV
$38,101.00 (9 Bids)
End Date: Wednesday Mar-29-2017 13:05:00 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

1969 Chevrolet Corvette Base Convertible 2-Door 1969 Chevrolet Corvette High Option Convertible 2-Door SHOW CAR-NUMBERS CORRECT
$23,099.99 (38 Bids)
End Date: Sunday Mar-26-2017 19:33:15 PDT
Bid now | Add to watch list

Dietrich Web Consulting