Record: Audi RS 5 TDI competition concept drives to record time on the Sachsenring track
- Audi sets new lap record for cars with diesel engines
- Superior technology platform with 435 hp and 800 Nm (590.0 lb-ft)
- Electric compressor: overcomes turbo lag, enhances sprint performance
Audi has set a new record time on the Sachsenring for cars with a diesel engine. The Audi RS 5 TDI competition concept rounded the 3.6 km (2.2 mi) race course in a time of 1 minute 35.35 seconds. The technology platform draws its power from a 3.0-liter V6 biturbo TDI with 320 kW (435 hp) of power and 800 Nm (590.0 lb-ft) of torque. The highlight is an electrically driven compressor.