#4FACT - Titanium Exhaust Manufacturer @MyAkrapovic Has Made Exhausts for Audi Le Mans Racers Since 2009!
by, 03-01-2012 at 12:55 PM (3552 Views)
Titanium Exhaust Manufacturer Akrapovic Has Made Exhausts for Audi Le Mans Racers Since 2009.
When Audi pulled the covers off of its new R18 e-tron quattro Le Mans racecar last night, we noticed a new sponsorship decal on the car... that of Akrapovic, the manufacturer of lightweight titanium exhausts for exotics, motorcycles, etc. Given Audi isn't quick to put just any old decal on their racecars, we suspected Akrapovic had become a partner. Turns out they are.
Akrapovic first popped up on our radar when we had a chance to ogle their exhausts at the SEMA show in 2010. Since then we've loved watching them stick a toe in the Audi aftermarket with systems now for the R8 V10, S5 4.2 and TTS. Here's hoping they see a reason to do more since working with Audi Sport is about the best source of cred we can think of.
See more about Akrapovic at http://www.akrapovic.com
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