“International Engine of a Year”: ||Audi 2.5 TFSI engine is once again best in class

Posted on 21. Jun, 2017 by in Audi Canada

“The five-cylinder has been indelibly related to a Audi code for over 40 years, and we continue to labour and rise it,” pronounced Peter Mertens, Member of a Board of Management for Technical Development during AUDI AG. “Last year we presented a Audi TT RS (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.5 – 8.2*; total CO2 emissions in g/km: 194 – 187*), a indication in that a newly developed, aluminum five-cylinder is creation a debut.”

The judges praised not usually a superb opening of a five-cylinder engine, though also a singular sound in particular. Its evil tinge is rarely suggestive of a Group B convene engine of a 1980s. The stream five-cylinder is 26 kilograms (57.3 lb) lighter than a prototype unit, essentially due to a switch to a lightweight amalgamate crankcase. This enabled a Audi developers to serve optimize a spindle bucket placement for softened handling.

The 2.5 TFSI is accessible in a TT RS Coupé RS (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.4 – 8.2*; total CO2 emissions in g/km: 192 – 187*) and TT RS Roadster RS (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.5 – 8.3*; total CO2 emissions in g/km: 194 – 189*), and also powers a RS 3 Sedan (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.4 – 8.3*; total CO2 emissions in g/km: 191 – 188*) and RS 3 Sportback (combined fuel expenditure in l/100 km: 8.4 – 8.3*; total CO2 emissions in g/km: 192 – 189*). With 400 hp and 400 Nm (295.0 lb-ft) of torque, a engine is a many absolute prolongation five-cylinder on a tellurian market. The engine accelerates a RS 3 Sportback from 0 to 100 km/h (62.1 mph) in 4.1 seconds. Standard tip speed of both models is a governed 250 km/h (155.3 mph), that can be optionally increasing to 280 km/h (174.0 mph).

The endowment for a “International Engine of a Year” has been presented annually given 1999. An general row of 65 motorsport reporters name a best engines of a year in a series of opposite categories. This is a thirteenth time that Audi has won a globally eminent prize. 

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