Audi has won the Le Mans 24 Hours eight times with TDI power, since 2011 with a V6 TDI engine
At the symposium held at the Vienna Hofburg Congress Center on May 7 and 8, Audi presented powertrain technology innovations and provided insight into racing. Prof. Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Board of Management, Technical Development, AUDI AG, explained the development of diesel technology in his speech ‘Audi at Le Mans – The Success Story of the TDI.’ In 2006, Audi was a pioneer and the first manufacturer to celebrate victory in this 24-hour race with diesel technology. In total, Audi TDI engines have won the French classic eight times. In the past three years, the diesel engines have been combined with an electrified front axle in the Audi R18 e-tron quattro hybrid race car.
Further information about the official fuel consumption figures and official, specific CO2 emissions of new passenger cars can be found in the “Guide to fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and electricity consumption of new cars,” which is available free of charge from all sales outlets and from DAT (Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH), Hellmuth-Hirth-Strasse 1, 73760 Ostfildern-Scharnhausen, Germany (www.dat.de).