Audi has just revealed their challenger for the ever-growing TCR International Series with their RS3 LMS as the entry-level model in the customer racing category. While the road going RS3 Sedan packs 400 horsepower from a 2.5-litre 5-cylinder, the LMS conforms to the TCR regulations and instead gets a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine delivering 330hp. The first customers will receive their cars starting in December this year ahead of the next season of the TCR International Series in 2017. The car obviously comes with the safety pack which includes; a FIA safety fuel tank, a racing safety cell, the PS3 safety seat, FIA safety nets on both sides of the seat and the same rescue roof-hatch found on the R8 LMS. The Audi RS3 LMS has a top speed of 240km/h and a 0-100 km/h time of 4.5 seconds.
Pricing starts at 99,000 euros (plus VAT) for the Club Sport version and 129,000 euros (plus VAT) for the TCR version with a sequential six-speed racing transmission.