In a dramatic 24 hr race, the R18 TDI clinched the victory

Four regional premieres, the new Audi Q3, and the legendary Le Mans race car – the Audi R18 TDI: Audi gears up to pack the Qatar Motor Show with excitement.

Taking centre-stage is the Audi R18 TDI, a closed coupe that showcases technologies that will mark the next generation of Audi products. the R18 TDI has been specifically developed for the Le Mans 24 Hours, where it clinched the top honours at one of the most thrilling and dramatic 24-hour races in history. Since its debut in 1999, Audi has won the top endurance race ten times.

Jeff Mannering, Managing Director of Audi Middle East, sheds light on Audi’s highlights at the show: “The Audi R18 TDI sets the tone for what’s to come at Qatar Motor Show. The competence in ultra lightweight design, engine technology and connectivity solutions that comes from motorsport translates directly into our production vehicles, including every model that you will see on the stand at the Qatar Motor Show.”

The much-awaited Audi Q3, which made its regional debut at Dubai Motor Show in November, will again find pride of place in Qatar. The brand’s smallest SUV will be available in Audi showrooms across the Middle East from the second quarter of 2012.

For those of you in Doha at the time, the Qatar Motor Show is being held at the Doha Exhibition Centre in West Bay from 25-28 January 2012.

Le Mans race car and four Audi premieres at Qatar Motor Show was last modified: February 23rd, 2016 by Sudeep Koshy

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