Audi Considering Hypercar, Codename: 'Scorpion'

When it comes to supercars, Audi has itself covered with the R8 models, but what about a hypercar? The R8 may compete with Ferrari on a 458-level, but what about something to take on LaFerrari? According to sources, such a car is in the works. Under the codename "Scorpion," this hypercar will feature technologies brought over from Audi's electric propulsion and motorsport divisions. From Audi's R18 e-tron LeMans racer, the Scorpion will receive the 3.7-liter turbodiesel V8, albeit, in altered form. That engine will power the rear wheels while the front wheels will be powered by some form of hybrid or KERS system, though little has been specified on the latter. Aside from that, little is known about the car. We'll be sure to bring you more news as it becomes available.

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