No rear window? Race-bred digital rear-view mirror delivers crystal-clear image


Audi's success with diesel hybrid sports cars at the 24-hour Le Mans race this year was due in part to keeping an eye on competitors running behind it despite the car having no rear window.

The high-tech solution employed at Le Mans, and soon to be used in the high-performance Audi R8 e-tron debuting at the end of this year, is an intelligent camera/monitor system dubbed the "digital rear-view mirror."
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