Images from the upcoming Audi R8 LMS 2016 in RaceRoom Racing Experience have been revealed, leaving fans to wonder if the long awaited release of the car is just around the corner... Originally announced back in August last year, the 2016 specification R8 LMS is the latest GT3 challenger from German manufacturer Audi and represents the latest breed of GT3 specification machinery. Built to strict regulations and available to purchase by customers throughout the world, the new R8 LMS has proven to be a popular and successful GT racing car in multiple championships at both International and local level, going on to achieve success with victory most recently coming at the 24-hour race at the Nürburgring last weekend. Much teasing of the car has been done on social media and various forum message boards since the announcement last year, however with Sector3 now having released a sizeable batch of in game screenshots it appears that a release might not be too far away. Joining other latest generation GT3 cars in the form of Mercedes, BMW, McLaren and the yet to be released Corvette, fans are eager to get themselves behind the virtual wheel of one of the most successful current GT cars in the world. Stay tuned to RaceDepartment for more information on when the car is expected to be pushed live in game soon! Audi R8 LMS 2016 Specs: Vehicle type: GT3 sports car Chassis: Audi Space Frame (ASF) in aluminium-CFRP hybrid construction with stressed steel roll-cage, bodywork parts from CFRP and aluminium Engine: Audi V10 Displacement: 5,200 ccm Power: up to 430 kW (585 hp) Torque: over 550 Nm Drive system: rear-wheel drive Gearbox: 6-speed sequential Dimensions: 4,583/1,997/1,171 mm Minimum weight: 1,225 kg Fuel tank capacity: 120 l RaceRoom Racing Experience is a free to play simulation exclusive to PC with additional content available to purchase via the in game RaceRoom Store. Check out the RaceRoom Racing Experience sub forum here at RaceDepartment for all the latest news and discussions with regards to the simulation. Take part in our awesome Racing Club, download a setup or just hang out and chat about the game with your fellow fans of the title. It’s all here at RaceDepartment.com! Keen to try out the 2016 spec Audi R8 LMS in RaceRoom? Do you like the modern style GT3 cars? Which other GT3 car would you like to see added to R3E? Let us know in the comments section below!