The Audi Type R started production in 1927 as a successor to the Type M. The vehicle had an eight-cylinder in-line engine with 4.9 litres of displacement. It developed 100 PS (74 kW; 99 hp) Over a three-speed transmission which drove to the rear wheels. The car had two leaf-sprung solid axles and four wheel hydraulic brakes. Although the new car was much more efficient and cheaper than its predecessor, it still found little support. An overall 145 copies were produced.


Production 1928-1932
Engine 8 Cylinder, 4 Stroke
Bore x Stroke 80 mm (3.1 in) x 122 mm (4.8 in)
Capacity 4872 cc
Power 100 PS (74 kW; 99 hp)
Top Speed 120 km/h (75 mph)
Empty Weight 2,300 kg (5,071 lb) (Chassis)
Electrical 12 Volt
Wheelbase 3,620 mm (142.5 in)
Track Front/Rear 1,540 mm (60.6 in)/1,450 mm (57.1 in)
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