Just a few days have passed since Audi introduced the new generation of sports versions of its Audi A6 and Audi A7 medium sized salons. We are talking about the Audi S6 and S7 TDI, which abandon the petrol engine in favor of diesel mechanics, a movement that now follows Audi S5, the sporty variant of the Audi A5, which says farewell to gasoline to have a high performance diesel engine. This is the new Audi S5 TDI.
the Volkswagen Group, against all odds still investing in diesel as one of its flag fuels, despite having suffered various setbacks in recent years as a result of questionable management of polluting emissions from their diesel engines. But despite investing heavily in electricity, has decided not to deviate from diesel, it uses for various sports versions like this Audi S5.
The Audi S5 also passes to diesel
the Audi S5 is possibly one of the most balanced models of the brand of the four rings if we put on a scale sports team, driving comfort and quality of workmanship. And it is that the German model, available in coupe, convertible and sportback bodies, So far, it was available with a 2.9 V6 petrol engine with 354 hp which pleased most gourmets.
Now, Audi has decided to replace this propeller, which is used by many models of the Volkswagen group (including, for example, the Porsche Panamera) of a diesel block with 3 liters of cubic capacity and six cylinders in V with a 48V micro-hybrid system and an electric drive compressor as an auxiliary element.
700 NM for the diesel engine in the Audi S5
Propeller off Audi S5 Offers 347 CV and 700 NM, numbers thanks to its Tiptronic automatic transmission with 8 speeds and its quattro quadro drive system allows you to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.8 seconds, 4.9 seconds for the Sportback body. Its average consumption is significantly reduced compared to previous versions powered by gasoline, homologous 6.2 liters / 100 km in the NEDC cycle derived from the WLTP values.
This propeller uses 48V technology to equip an instantaneous electric compressor, eliminating any power supply delay. In addition, a generator generator with the ability to use kinetic energy is added A Start-Stop system that is activated below 22 km / h also integrates a sailing system that can completely shut off thermal engine.
the Audi S5 will reach retailers from May 2019, which offers a very complete equipment with elements such as LED full headlight front and rear, front seats with electric adjustment and heating, Audi Virtual Cockpit system or S-suspension with sporty adjustment, with a price starting at € 65,300 for the German market.