Powerhouses: Five-Cylinder Engines at Audi

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64693"] source: Audi AG Five-cylinder engine delivering 136 hp presented for the first time in 1976 in the Audi 100 Successful engine concept for series production and rallying Audi RS 3: modified five-cylinder engine with more torque Audi presented the first five-cylinder gasoline engine 45 years ago in the second-generation Audi 100. Enhancements and new developments followed with turbocharging, exhaust gas purification and four-valve tec...

2.5 TFSI: Audi’s Most Powerful Series Five-Cylinder

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="64466"] source: Audi AG The legend lives: the five-cylinder engine is an expression of Audi’s DNA Stronger character: the robust sound and characteristic firing order will give you goosebumps Audi RS 3: new setup for unmatched acceleration and top speed The five-cylinder engine has been an important component of Audi’s brand DNA ever since the first one was introduced in 1976. Even today, its characteristic firing order and unique sound ...

034Motorsport X34 Carbon Fiber Intake systems for the 2.5 TFSI EVO 8S Audi TTRS and 8V.5 Audi RS3

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55363"] source: 034Motorsport 034Motorsport is pleased to present our X34 Carbon Fiber Intake systems for the 2.5 TFSI EVO engine found in the 8S Audi TTRS and 8V.5 Audi RS3! These include the 4" Closed Top, 4" Open Top, as well as a full intake bundle containing the Lower Intake Box and Fresh Air Duct. Also available for customers which already have our 3" X34 intake is the Conversion Kit which comes with everything you need to convert your 3" i...

Official World Premiere of the KTM X-Bow GTX: First Glance of the Brand-New Carbon Racing Car

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="55020"] source: KTM Unique, spectacular design meets the most modern technological solutions Ground-breaking safety thanks to the combination of carbon monocoque and GT roll cage Sensational power to weight ratio of 1.98 kg through 1,048 kilograms and 530 hp Legendary Audi five-cylinder combines maximum performance and attractive downsizing The new KTM X-BOW GTX is officially unveiled. The full carbon fibre racing car from KTM...

Donkervoort D8 GTO-JD70: The First 2G Super Sports Car

[gallery link="none" columns="1" size="full" ids="48441"] source: Donkervoort Dutch sportscar maker Donkervoort has paid tribute to its founder’s 70th birthday with the world’s first 2G production car. The Donkervoort D8 GTO-JD70 has been tested beyond 2G of lateral acceleration (cornering performance) on its standard road tyres. Only 70 JD70s will be built – one for each year of founder Joop Donkervoort’s life, so far – and more than half have already been sold. Donkervoort has...

Ninth Victory In A Row: Audi 2.5 TFSI Engine Named “Engine of the Year” Once Again

[source: Audi AG] Five-cylinder continues winning streak in its displacement class Most powerful series-production five-cylinder featuring 294 kW (400 hp) and 480 Nm (354 lb-ft) of torque Head of Technical Development Oliver Hoffmann: “Icon of the Audi brand” Audi continues its winning streak at the “International Engine of the Year Awards”: For the ninth time in a row, the jury selected the brand’s 2.5 TFSI as the best engine in the 2 to 2.5-liter catego...

VW Group Shares 48-Volt Plans at Vienna Motor Symposium

Editor's Note: The Vienna Motor Symposium is where OE manufacturers go to share advancements in engine and motor technology. Audi's Volkswagen Group corporate parent is a regular in Vienna, and for 2018 they chose to share planning for widespread 48-volt architecture. Thusly, the press release below comes via Volkswagen. As is typical of such a large car manufacturer with shared architectures, it is worth reading between the lines here. For example, though very different in appearance an...