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The new Audi SQ5 TDI: Twin-turbo V6 diesel with 313 hp

In and with a 24 Hours of Le Mans, Audi is presenting a new tip indication of a recently revised Q5 indication array – a Audi SQ5 TDI. Boosted by dual turbochargers, a 3.0 TDI produces a muscular 230 kW (313 hp) and 650 Nm (479.42 lb-ft) of torque between 1,450 and 2,800 rpm. The Audi SQ5 TDI will hurl into dealerships in a initial entertain of 2013 and is a initial S indication in a story of Audi with a diesel engine.

The absolute TDI, that displaces 2,967 cc, uses a twin-turbo pattern in that a dual turbochargers are connected in array around a flap. Cylinder conduct cooling, a timing and lift of a intake cam shafts, a pistons, their oil-jet cooling and a piston pins have been specifically designed for a high-performance concept. The common rail complement develops as many as 2,000 bar of vigour and injects as many as 8 shots of fuel into a cylinders per cycle. The 3.0 TDI biturbo has a good sound. This sound is serve modulated by a sound actuator in a empty complement – a loudspeaker in brief side channel.

The Audi SQ5 TDI sprints from 0 to 100 km/h (62.14 mph) in 5.1 seconds; tip speed is 250 km/h (155.34 mph). Fuel expenditure is on normal only 7.2 liters per 100 km (32.67 US mpg). Innovative thermal management, a start-stop complement and a regulated oil siphon all minister to this tip figure. A quick and smooth-shifting eight-speed tiptronic and quattro permanent all-wheel expostulate with torque vectoring send a energy of a muscular V6 diesel to a road.

The electromechanical energy steering in a Audi SQ5 TDI is supportive and rarely efficient. The competition cessation lowers a automobile physique by 30 millimeters (1.18 in). The customary 20-inch wheels underline a 5 parallel-spoke pattern and are propitious with 255/45 tires. Audi offers discretionary wheels measuring 21 inches in diameter. The black stop calipers on a front spindle competition S badges. The discretionary Audi expostulate name complement can be stretched on ask to embody a energetic steering complement with a steplessly non-static steering ratio.

The many eye-catching pattern cues are a gold gray single-frame grille with a galvanized double bars in an aluminum-look finish, a roof spoiler and a mutated bumpers. The high-gloss package and a aluminum-look extraneous mirrors intensify a area around a windows. Audi offers a new tip indication in a clear outcome paint finishes Estoril Blue or Panther Black. The physique includes a high suit of ultra-high-strength steels, creation it really light, protected and rigid.

As is customary for an S model, a interior has black trim and exudes a sporty elegance. The headlining is optionally accessible in lunar silver. The power-adjustable competition seats come customary in Pearl Nappa leather/Alcantara. Leather upholstery in a choice of 4 colors is accessible as an option. Brushed aluminum inlays are standard. Options embody Carbon Atlas, Piano finish and a new Aluminum/Beaufort timber black trim panels.

The instrument dials are gray and embody a 3D-design S badge, a needles are white and a pedals and change paddles have an aluminum-look finish. Additional visible highlights in a interior are a S rigging push knob, a S badges on a doorway sill trims, a start symbol and a specially-shaped steering wheel, a S acquire shade and a lighting package. Luggage ability is as many as 1,560 liters (55.09 cu ft), creation a SQ5 TDI a ideal automobile for sporty and active customers. It is also an scarcely absolute towing vehicle, with a rated towing ability of adult to 2.4 metric tons (5,291.09 lb).

The Audi SQ5 TDI will hurl into dealerships a initial entertain of 2013, with prices starting during €58,500. Customers can also select to have it versed with Audi’s state-of-the-art assistance and infotainment systems as good as Audi bond services.

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