Audi launches first diesel S in brand's history: SQ5 TDI of 313 horsepower!
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Audi presented at the 24-hour race at Le Mans SQ5 TDI model, a high performance version of the Q5 SUV. This means That Audi launched the first Audi S car in history with a TDI engine. Audi move was predictable, since rival BMW Performance Automobiles launched M range, or, in other words, M diesel.
S Q5 Audi TDI will reach showrooms in the first quarter of 2013 and have under the hood of a turbocharged diesel turbo 3-liter V6 that develops 313 horsepower (hp) and maximum torque of 650 Newton-meter (Nm) between 1,450 to 2,800 revolutions per minute (rpm).
Fuel injection pressure is 2,000 bar and, combined with the V6, produces a pleasant sound, says Audi. In addition, there is an exhaust actuator on a valve, which changes the sound and feel to be more sporty.
The car accelerates from 0-100 km / h in 5.1 seconds and reaches a top speed of 250 km / h.
Unlike a regular Q5, TDI has SQ5 body lowered by 30 mm. The car has 20 inch tires (255/45) and other optical differences: aluminum inserts and sporty appearance.
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