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Audi A8 4.2 TDI

Audi has further developed the TDI engine continuously since its premiere in 1989. In 26 years, the brand with the four rings has since then continuously increased its lead and established numerous milestones.

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  • Diesel emissions: Individual customer information for Germany on Audi website

    Diesel emissions: Individual customer information for Germany on Audi website

    Every customer in Germany can find out quickly and easily about his or her Audi being affected by irregularities relating to the software used. The car’s chassis number only has to be entered on the website Customers can then immediately see whether the car is affected. In the coming week, this function will also be available in the worldwide markets via national Audi websites. Alternatively, customers can already find out whether their cars are affected through their Audi dealers or the national customer-support organization. In parallel, technical solutions are being prepared with which Audi models will be retrofitted. This service action will be presented to the responsible authorities later in October.
  • New generation of the Audi V6 TDI with 160 kW (218 hp) and 200 kW (272 hp)

    Power and efficiency: Audi presents new 3.0 TDI at Vienna Motor Symposium

    More powerful, more efficient and cleaner than ever: Audi presents the latest generation of its 3.0 TDI engine at the 35th International Vienna Motor Symposium May 8 and 9. The V6 diesel boasts innovative solutions in many fields of technology.
  • Audi A6 quattro

    A whole new level of efficiency: the new 3.0 TDI

    The 3.0 TDI that Audi uses in the A8 and now also in the Q7 is a thorough redesign. All that was carried over from the previous version of the engine are the 90 degree V, the cylinder spacing of 90 millimeters (3.54 in), and the displacement of 2,967 cc. All major components are new developments – from the cylinder block to the crankshaft and from the forged connecting rods and the aluminum pistons to the cylinder heads.

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