Powered by a twin-turbocharged 5.5L V12 diesel engine, the 2008 Audi R10 TDI is set to “compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans on 14/15 June 2008.” Video after the break. Click here for first picture in gallery.

For the first time since entering endurance racing exactly ten years ago Audi now contests a European based sportscar series as a factory team. “Previously the European fans have only been able to see the R10 TDI in action at the 24 Hours of Le Mans,� explains Head of Audi Motorsport Dr Wolfgang Ullrich.

[via Seriouswheels]