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Audi RS6 Nokian Tyres Sets New Ice-Speed Record

Sunday, March 17th, 2013
Audi RS6 Nokian Tyres Sets New Ice Speed Record Picture

Audi RS6 Nokian Tyres Sets New Ice Speed Record Picture

What is the fastest car on ice? The answer is the Audi RS6 driven by an intrepid driver from Finland Janne “Iceman” Laitinen.

Reported by Carscoop, Saturday, March 16, 2013, a car driven by Laitinen successfully flew over the sea ice frozen Gulf of Bothnia, near the city of Oulu, Finland, with a speed of 334.7 km / h.

This achievement is also somewhat special. Because Guinness Book has a requirement, ie track into a printed record of the natural ice should not be given a chemical that is not too slippery.

Additionally, tires used to be sold commercially and have received permission to use the streets of the country where the record was made.

Audi RS6 Nokian Tyres Sets New Ice Speed Record Laitinen Picture

Audi RS6 Nokian Tyres Sets New Ice Speed Record Laitinen Picture

The car uses a V10 engine-powered 580 hp, assisted with quattro four-wheel drive system. The tires used to use nail sprinkles ultra-low profile product of the development of Finnish company Nokian Tyres.

This new record beats the previous record, also held by Laitinen and Nokian tires a Bentley, with a speed of 331.6 km / h in 2012.

Tires are used to achieve this new record is the latest nail studded tire Nokian, the Hakkapeliitta 8, which is designed to balance the lateral and longitudinal grip.

The fact that can record, Nokian said the car is running more than 93 meters per second, and each of indentations touch the ice as much as 43 times per second.

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