Sunday 7 August 2011

Audi reveals new 1.8 TSFI petrol engine

German car marque, Audi has revealed its new 1.8 litre TSFI petrol engine. The use of turbocharging and direct-injection will give the 4-cylinder an excellent mixture of fuel economy and performance.

With a 1,798cc displacement, the new unit produces a rosy 170bhp (168PS/127kW) and a diesel-like 320Nm (236lb-ft) of torque. This allows for a 0-60mph (97km/h) sprint of 7.9 seconds with a top speed of 143mph (230km/h).

According to Audi, fuel economy has been improved by 21% to 49.4mpg (5.7l/100km) with CO2 emissions of 134g/km – over the previous engine -, allowing for best-in-class fuel economy and emissions. The new engine is also Euro6 compliant which comes into effect in 2015.

The 2012 A5 facelift will be the first Audi model to utilise the new

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