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Old 04-12-2012, 07:18 AM
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2012 Audi R18 e-Tron Hybrid Quattro - Test at Monza Circuit

I saw the new Audi LMP1 yesterday during a private test at Monza Circuit, in Italy. Unfortunately the weather wasn't good at all. And every year the car becomes more and more silent

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Old 04-12-2012, 11:28 AM
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You get quite some sound at the lower RPMs... it just sounds like a tractor
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Old 04-12-2012, 02:25 PM
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Great footage! I'm getting used to 500+ HP diesels being the sound of the future... is that jet-like whine from the system for the front wheels?
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Old 04-12-2012, 02:33 PM
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Great footage! I'm getting used to 500+ HP diesels being the sound of the future... is that jet-like whine from the system for the front wheels?
Have you heard them in person?
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Old 04-12-2012, 02:35 PM
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Yes... I was just at Sebring.
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Old 04-12-2012, 03:19 PM
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Wow, that really is whisper quiet.

But worth it if they win I guess.
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Old 04-12-2012, 04:53 PM
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I like this vid of his much better. Give me a screaming GT car any day over that cure for insomnia Audi.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=Z_G3kDuxcvI
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:34 PM
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Those brakes better not get too hot, the car will catch on fire lol
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Old 04-15-2012, 04:48 PM
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Audi R18 ultra Completes Monza Test + Photos Video - Blogs - VWVortex.com

Supposedly its not eTron.....just the Ultra...
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Old 04-16-2012, 02:41 PM
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Agreed. It looked like it said Ultra on that aerofin or whatever you call it
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Great footage! I'm getting used to 500+ HP diesels being the sound of the future... is that jet-like whine from the system for the front wheels?
Thanks!
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Old 05-10-2012, 09:29 AM
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Yes, I know it's just an Ultra. But at first time I thought it was the new e-Tron because during the test days at Sebring they said they had put a little red light around the headlights. I should have thought that the two e-Tron have the number #1 and #2 instead the Ultras have the number #3 and #4
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