Audi will put on the line S5 diesel engine to 342 horses

Audi поставит на линейку S5 дизельный мотор на 342 лошадки

Despite the Saga with disengaja, the Volkswagen Group continues to be very serious about diesel engines. So serious that is preparing to release a sports model with a diesel engine under the brand Audi.

According to unofficial information, the German automaker is interested in the production of diesel versions of the S5 Coupe, S5 Cabriolet and S5 Sportback, and it is part of the plan of Audi to reduce CO2 emissions across the range of their models.

According to rumors, we are talking about a 3 litre V6 engine with turbocharging, which equipped with a hybrid electric module. The same set on the model, developing 342 HP and 700 Nm of torque, working together with the 8-speed automatic and permanent all-wheel drive.

Note that the outgoing generation is equipped with a 3-liter gasoline engine 349 HP and 500 Nm, working with the 8-speed automatic, but exactly when will be a new S5 is unknown. Given the fact that Audi is already working on a new generation, perhaps we are talking about one or two years before the premiere.