Audi S5 to get new V6 mild-hybrid diesel engine

Having launched a new mild-hybird diesel engine on its S6 and S7 earlier this month, Audi is now set to supply the identical motor on the smaller S5. In some markets, this new 350hp mild-hybird diesel motor will substitute the the turbocharged V6 petrol engine.

The engine, which shall be accessible within the S5 Coupe and S5 Sportback, is similar three.Zero-litre TDI V6 diesel with a 48V mild-hybrid system and electrically-powered compressor, which produces 350hp and 700Nm of torque.

The diesel engine permits the S5 Coupe to attain Zero-100kph in four.8secs, whereas the five-door Sportback is Zero.1secs slower. Each fashions are electronically restricted to 250kph.

In comparison with the S5 petrol, the diesel S5 is round 4hp down when it comes to energy although torque is up by about 200Nm. Audi additionally claims the brand new unit consumes 19 p.c much less gas than the earlier petrol model.

As with the petrol mannequin, the diesel S5 shall be supplied with an Eight-speed computerized gearbox, together with everlasting all-wheel-drive and a self-locking centre differential.

The three.Zero-litre TFSI petrol engine will proceed to be supplied within the S5 in some markets outdoors of Europe, like India. The India-spec Audi S5 Sportback, which retails at Rs 72.43 lakh (ex-showroom, India), is powered by the 354hp/500Nm, 2995cc V6 turbo-petrol motor.

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