Das Touring Meister
Posted: 20 May 2010
Despite the presence of four doors and what looks like a boot, this is pretty much a single-seater in drag. The regulations have barely changed over the past few years, and DTM is meant to deliver the maximum spectacle for the fans with, if not minimum, then at least predictable outlay for the teams involved. But this doesn't make DTM the province of some German-accented hillbillies. The chassis consists of a tubular spaceframe, with a carbon-fibre composite safety cell integrated within it. The front and rear crash structures are also carbon-fibre, so although smashes are routinely explosive, the driver is extremely well-protected.