Audi RS5 model has two main advantages. Unlike the rear-wheel versions, the novelty is supplied exclusively with the inter axle Torsen differential, which divides the moment along the axles in a ratio of 40:60. In addition, the all-wheel drive RS5 model, whose body is mostly made of steel, weighs 1655 kg.
Audi RS5 of the second-generation can boasts of EA839 motor installed under the hood of the novelty; btw, EA839 is the engine from the Porsche motor line-up. The 2.9-liter V6 engine with a direct fuel injection and a pair of equal-sized turbochargers in the block collapse debuted on the Porsche Panamera hatchback. As for the output, it will make 450 horsepower and 600 Nm of torque. The previous RS5 model equipped by 4.2 V8 engine has the same power but lower thrust.
In Geneva at the Auto Show Audi Company has unveiled a modified RS3 hatchback. The new version is faster than Mercedes A 45 AMG model. The novelty will be delivered on markets this year. The German customers can get a car paying 54 600 Euros.
Audi Q8 Sport concept is a prototype of the production version with the same index. The show car has an interesting design as well as a technically upgraded package. It is different from the Detroit Q8 version by interior equipment. In addition, the Geneva Concept is a mild hybrid car supplied by and electric unit, and it is able to move at the blanked off ICE. The traction battery is 0, 9 kW/h.
New SUV can operate in three modes: EV (only on electricity), hybrid (combined mode) and battery hold (for the accumulation and preservation of battery power). As it was expected the car received AWD Quattro which provides the power generated by the hybrid installation to all four wheels. According to the Company, when cornering at extreme speeds, the system brakes the inside wheel, which further improves vehicle dynamics and stability. Alsp conceptual cross Audi Q8 Concept received a massive 23-inch wheels with 305/35 tires.
Finally the German car manufacturer Audi has officially unveiled a conceptual prototype of a new flagship SUV Q8 Concept the auto show in Detroit. Serial version of crossover will appear in 2018. Conceptual prototype Audi Q8 Concept is designed to give information on a future brand new full-size flagship SUV. Representatives of the German brand modestly noted that a prototype the same like the production vehicle, created on the concept base, will conquer the premium segment.
Even if we don’t see an abbreviation E-Tron in the title of Audi Q8 Concept, this logo is located on the front bumper of the novelty. It means that this is an electric car. Prototype Audi Q8 Concept is equipped with a hybrid power plant, which includes a 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged engine paired with an electric motor. All the installation is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and allows generating 443 horsepower and 700 Nm of torque.
Acceleration of flagship SUV Audi Q8 Concept from 0 to 100 km / h is 5.4 seconds, and its maximum speed is 250 km / h. Previously reported that the SUV consumes only 2.3 liters of fuel per 100 kilometers, making it one of the most economical cars in the world. The equipment of conceptual crossover includes a set of batteries located in the rear part of the car (17.9 kW / h).
In 2014, Audi presented the concept TT Sportback. The car had the front part of the German coupe but received a longer wheelbase. The result was an attractive 4-door model, which could become a competitor to Mercedes-Benz CLA. However, TT Sportback has not received the green light and was not put into mass production, and the manufacturer has decided to oppose sedan A3 to the CLA.