What Makes The Audi R8 TDI Le Mans A Sports Car?

Being immersed in the industry for quite some time now, one of the things that you would have to learn is to know just what makes a vehicle such? For example, what makes an SUV a sports utility vehicle? Or what makes a pickup a pickup?

For a sports car, this vehicle should have a body that is not only light in weight but is also rigid. According to experts, this should be so because the light weight allows the vehicle to go through high speeds and the the rigidity of the vehicle’s body gives the vehicle agility. And that is what Audi has given the Audi R8 TDI Le Mans. The car maker calls the body’s design that the Audi R8 TDI Le Mans has as the Audi Space Frame. This is made using aluminum and experts agree with Audi that this is the right material to be used in creating a sports car.

Of course, who else would have the right knowledge as per creating a real sports car? Audi is known as one of the best creators of sports cars and they have really gone through much so as to be able to create the Audi R8 TDI Le Mans and design the body that would make the vehicle move faster than most.

According the company, the bodyshell of the whole Audi R8 TDI Le Mans weighs only 210 kg and that is really light. Of course, to support the whole aluminum pieces used to create the body, Audi also used die casts to make the whole deal harder. The skeleton also has aluminum panels in it to make the whole body even stronger. The company also boasts that because of the shape and the materials used to create the body of the Audi R8 TDI Le Mans, the body is also able to create downforce.