Two new V6 engines for Audi Q8February 19, 2019
Audi is expanding the range of engines for its luxury Q8 SUV, adding two versions of the V6 engine. In European stores, customers can already order the top model of the Q family with TFSI 3.0, as well as a more powerful version of the TDI 3.0.
Audi Q8 55 TFSI is equipped with a six-cylinder engine with a displacement of 3.0 liters with direct injection. The power of this motor is 250 kW (340 hp). In a wide range from 1370 to 4500 rpm, it develops a maximum torque of 500 Nm. Thanks to this turbocharged engine, the Audi Q8 accelerates from 0 to 100 km / chza in 5.9 seconds. Its maximum speed is electronically limited to 250 km / h.
The second engine is an additional version of the three-liter diesel engine. It gives a power of 170 kW (231 hp), and also develops a large torque of 500 Nm, which is available between 1750 and 3250 rpm. From the start, the Audi Q8 45 TDI accelerates to 100 km / h (in 7.1 seconds and has a maximum speed of 233 km / h.
All engines in the Audi Q8 work in conjunction with a hybrid system that can reduce fuel consumption to 0.7 liters per 100 kilometers. Its most important components are a lithium-ion battery and a starter-generator (BAS), which provide the main 48-volt system with electricity. When slowing down, BAS allows you to recover up to 12 kW of energy and feed it into the battery. At speeds from 55 to 160 km / h, the Q8 can move up to 40 seconds with the engine off when the driver releases the accelerator. Then BAS restarts the six-cylinder engine. The start-stop system works from 22 km / h.
Both versions of the Q8 include Tiptronic eight-speed and quattro permanent all-wheel drive. Standard equipment includes 19-inch wheels with 265/55 R19 tires. Also in the basic equipment is a suspension with damping control and dynamic control system Audi drive select.
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