Audi RS5 equipped with a 3.0-liter 385-horsepower diesel engine

June 4, 2014 at 11:20 pm

Experimenting on the possibility of replacing obsolete atmospheric 4.2-liter engine sports coupe RS5, Audi has unveiled a concept version of the new biturbodisel.

Audi RS5 side image

Audi RS5 side image


Six-cylinder engine equipped with the traditional turbine operating on exhaust energy, and innovative turbo charger that uses electricity. The premiere took place at the auto show in Leipzig, and was timed to coincide with the 25th anniversary of power train line TDI.

Audi RS5 back Pic

Audi RS5 back Pic

The 3.0-liter diesel engine develops 385 horsepower and 750 Nm of torque. Get rid of the effect turbo tank and achieve low fuel consumption allows new electric turbine operating in the range of 1250 to 3000 rpm. Average fuel consumption of the engine is equal to 5 liters per 100 kilometers. Despite the fact that the engine weighs 192 kg, he is able to disperse all-wheel drive cars equipped with an eight “automatic” to the first hundred in less than 4 seconds and a maximum of up to 280 km/h (electronically limited to blame). Gasoline RS5 accelerates to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds and its “maximum speed” is limited to 250 km/h. This prototype can be a harbinger of the first diesel model in a line of RS and it is possible that it will take place next year.

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