Audi vs Merc in DTM war
Two wide-bodied leviathans do battle in Frankfurt ahead of 2012 season debut…
Posted: 27 Oct 2011
Internally codenamed ‘R17', its lower and wider than its A4 predecessor, sports a full carbon fibre body together with a steel cage that apparently sets new standards in safety. And there can be no denying Audi's pedigree when it comes to keeping oversteery-crashy drivers alive: witness McNish and Rockenfeller's brutal R18 Le Mans crashes. They both walked.