, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp 28–31 | Cite as

Audi R10 — First diesel heads for Le Mans

Research and Development


The inventor of “TDI” will become the world’s first car manufacturer to fight for overall victory with a diesel engine in the famous Le Mans 24-hour race. The Audi R10 is powered by a 5.5-litre, twelve-cylinder biturbo TDI engine. The V12 power plant is manufactured completely from aluminium.


Diesel Diesel Engine Racing Engine Aluminium Crankcase Lower Specific Consumption 
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