This year's 24 Hours of Le Mans is going to be particularly interesting from a technological standpoint.
We have Audi bringing the R18 e-tron Quattro with a turbodiesel V6 and a flywheel hybrid system, Toyota with a gas engine, battery electric hybrid and of course Highcroft Racing with the amazing DeltaWing.
Highcroft's prospects just got a huge boost with official factory backing for the project now coming from Nissan. Nissan will power the radical new race car with a turbocharged, direct injected gasoline inline four producing 300 hp. While that is maybe half the power of the other top LMP1 cars, the key to Deltawing's performance will be the fact that it has half the weight and half the aerodynamic drag of cars like the Audi and Toyota. Nissan and Highcroft will run some demonstration laps with the Deltawing at Sebring this Thursday.
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