German Automakers Fight

January 5, 2013 at 9:27 am

Audi has decided to upgrade its five-cylinder petrol turbo 2.5 engine to compete with the two-liter turbocharged core prepared for “Mercedes” by the studio AMG. We always knew that German automakers are strongly competing with one another, and it seems that they are not going to rest even during New Year holidays!

Audi RS3 Engine

Audi RS3 Engine Photo

“Our five-cylinder engine has a great future – said Riley, the representative of quattro GmbH company. – However, the characteristics that we see from the engine AMG, are incredible for a two-liter “four”. They are normal for a racing car, but is it good for the usual serial motor that needs to work in a variety of conditions? However, competition is competition. That’s what makes this business so interesting. ”

Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG Engine

Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG Engine Pic

In Audi company it is intended to increase the power and torque of its “five”, and to bring the engine to comply with environmental standards of “Euro-6″, which will come into force in September 2014. What will be the finished engine like is not yet specified. “Four” for AMG, is expected to develop about 350 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque. According to some sources, hatchback Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG with its unit can pass the N?rburgring six seconds faster Audi RS3.

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