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TDI Tech: The New Audi 1.4 TDI Engine

posted by on 14 July 2014 in Audi News

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The new 1.4 TDI follows the two-liter four-cylinder engine as the second engine in the Volkswagen Group’s modular diesel engine platform (MDB). The three-cylinder unit is designed as a transverse engine and will enter volume production shortly. It has a displacement of 1,422 cc. The stroke of 95.5 millimeters (3.8 in) is taken from the 2.0 TDI; the bore has been reduced from 81.0 to 79.5 millimeters (3.2 to 3.1 in). Cylinder spacing is 88.0 millimeters (3.5 in). More…

TDI Tech: Development

posted by on 14 July 2014 in Audi News

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Turbocharging, fuel injection and emissions control are the three main drivers for the development of TDI engines. The engineers are working continuously to further reduce fuel consumption, increase power and torque, and improve running smoothness.
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TDI Tech: 25 Years of Audi TDI

posted by on 14 July 2014 in Audi News

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“25 years of TDI mean a quarter-century of progress, efficiency, dynamics and power,” says Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board of Management of AUDI AG, Technical Development. “We look back on this time with pride. For the TDI, which Audi brought to the market before any other carmaker, is today the world’s most successful efficiency technology. It thus made a big contribution to our brand’s upward positioning in the premium segment of the market.” More…

In Detail: New Audi RS 7

posted by on 14 July 2014 in Audi News

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The Audi RS 7 Sportback, the dynamic top-of-the-line model, has also been subtly modified. This dynamic five-door coupe has new headlights, striking design details and even more impressive infotainment. Its 4.0 TFSI still boasts 412 kW (560 hp) of power and 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft) of torque for breathtaking driving performance paired with astonishing fuel efficiency. More…

In Detail: New Audi S7

posted by on 14 July 2014 in Audi News

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The new Audi S7 Sportback is a finely toned athlete: 331 kW (450 hp) and 550 Nm (405.7 lb-ft) of torque between 1,400 and 5,700 rpm. It sprints from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in just 4.6 seconds and reaches an electronically governed top speed of 250 km/h (155.3 mph) without breaking a sweat. Its combined fuel consumption is 9.3 liters per 100 kilometers (25.3 US mpg) – for a CO2 equivalent of 215 grams per kilometer (346.0 g/mi). More…

Audi A7 3.0 TDI competition: 25 Years of Audi TDI Tech

posted by on 14 July 2014 in Audi News

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Impressive power and sports car driving performance – Audi is celebrating the 25th anniversary of TDI technology with a dynamic special edition model. The Audi A7 Sportback 3.0 TDI competition makes its potential clear – it delivers 240 kW (326 hp), combined with a powerful 650 Nm (479.4 lb-ft) of torque, and accelerates from zero to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 5.1 seconds.
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U.S. Spec Audi SQ5 Marks 6 Millionth quattro Model

posted by on 13 July 2014 in Audi News

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Jubilee at Audi: The six-millionth Audi with quattro drive rolls off the production line at the Ingolstadt plant today – only about one and a half years after the five-millionth quattro. Audi will deliver the jubilee car, an Audi SQ5* in monsoon gray metallic, to a family in the United States. This new production record demonstrates the global success of Audi quattro. Since the original quattro, the first Audi with permanent all-wheel drive in the year 1980, this technology has conquered the roads of the world. With approximately 170 quattro versions, the brand with the Four Rings offers the biggest selection of all-wheel drive vehicles amongst the premium manufacturers. More…

New Audi TT Mk3 from 35,000 Euros in German Market

posted by on 10 July 2014 in Audi News

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As of this moment, the new Audi TT is available for purchase at German market Audi dealers. The base price is 35,000 euros. Deliveries of the coupe begin this autumn – standard with the new Audi virtual cockpit. More…

Awards for Audi in June 2014

posted by on 9 July 2014 in Audi News

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J.D Power China: Audi provides the best purchase experience Audi offers Chinese new-car buyers the best service and therefore tops the China Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) in the category for premium brands for the fifth year in a row. The brand with the four rings increased its lead over its competitors and again performed very […] More…

Audi Encounter Magazine Wins Gold in the Best of Corporate Publishing Award

posted by on 6 July 2014 in Audi News

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Two gold awards and seven more nominations demonstrate the outstanding quality of Audi publications. In addition to the Encounter magazine, the app for Audi’s Annual Report also took first place amongst 700 submissions. More…

“Dual Training” at Audi Brussels: Successful Conclusion of Pilot Phase

posted by on 2 July 2014 in Audi News

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The first trainees to complete the course are now starting work as production plant technicians Other participants will continue their training to become maintenance technicians Michael Schmid, Head of Human Resources at Audi Brussels: “Our employees’ specialist knowledge is one of Audi’s most important resources.” Audi Brussels is reaping the first fruits of its “Dual […] More…

Groundbreaking: The Audi RS 5 TDI concept

posted by on 18 June 2014 in Audi News

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V6 TDI with electric charger generates 283 kW (385 hp) and 750 Nm Outstanding sprint performance: 0 – 100 km/h in four seconds Board Member for Development Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg: “48-volt systems and electric turbocharging are important technologies for the future” The RS 5 TDI concept technology study is powered by an enhanced-output V6 […] More…