Audi, luxury unit of Volkswagen and recipient of quality VW auto components like VW wipers--- is going to unveil five remarkable vehicles starting April 13 to April 22 at the 17th Auto Mobil International (AMI) which will be held at the new exhibition centre in Leipzig. These five vehicles are the following: Audi A5 and S5, Audi Q7 4.2 TDI and the eco-friendly Audi A3 1.9 TDI e and A4 2.0 TFSI e.
The said five vehicles will be the main attraction at the Audi press conference with Jorg Felske, Head of Sales Germany at Audi AG, at the AMI press day in Leipzig. For the debut of the Audi A5, a very special presentation is being prepared to showcase the success of the acclaimed Audi design language and thrilling driving dynamics combined with the generous refinement with the brand’s characteristic quality and sophistication.
The progressive design has been perfected in the A5 to ensure that its appearance is both dynamic and elegant. Its powerful FSI and TDI engines together with it’s entirely newly developed high-precision suspension, innovative, luxury-class equipment features place the A5 to the level of a modern grand tourer.
The Audi S5 completes the new model line with its supreme levels of sportiness. Its super extreme V8 FSI engine provides it with a dynamic edge that highlights its athletically accentuated design.
The A3 and A4 which are the latest additions to the Audi’s model lines will also be making their maiden German motor show debut. The A3 1.9 TDI e and A4 2.0 TFSI e are commended for the way they transform fuel into a propulsive energy. Audi’s proficiency in the field of direct injection technology results to powerful propulsion and a high degree of efficiency.
In addition, the A3 has been provided with the higher transmission ratios for 3rd to 5th gear while the A4 models are equipped with a manual gearbox with an additional, high-ratio 6th gear. The engine electronics have also been tuned to enhance fuel consumption. The rest of the new versions offer great everyday utility and provide a means of economical transport.
Further enhancements of these models allow customers to make use of fuel more efficiently. One common feature of the e models is the gearshift indicator. As the name suggest it indicates whether the next gear would be a better choice in the given situation. Such information is vital in choosing a fuel-saving driving style.
The e models provide outstanding, low fuel consumption figures as well as CO2 emissions. The A3 1.9 TDI e for instance records a mere 119g/km. And because it’s from Audi expect for these vehicles to achieve extremely high fuel ranges in excess of 1,000 kilometers per tank of fuel.
Another vehicle to be presented at the 17th Auto Mobil International is the Q7 4.2 TDI which is currently one of the most powerful SUV on the world market. It is equipped with a state-of-the-art eight cylinder engine that produces an output of 240 kW or 326 bhp and 760 Nm of torque. It also features a common rail injection and piezo injectors. The unadulterated power produced by the Q7 is not the only thing that makes this particular SUV to standout but more of its outstanding efficiency. The 4.2 TDI gets by on an average of just 11.1 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers traveled.
About Audi Audi AG is a German automobile manufacturer with its headquarters in Ongolstadt, Bavaria. It is one of the major subsidiaries of Volkswagen, Europe’s largest automaker since 1964. The Audi Company was founded in 1910 as the offspring of two companies namely the Auto Union and NSU.
The famous tagline of Audi in German is “Vorsprung durch Technik” which is quite difficult to translate in English. However there is a rigid translation of the tagline and it is stated as “Advancement through Technology”. A more accurate translation of the tagline is “Technologically a Step Ahead”. The American tagline of the Audi is “Never Follow” due probably to the amazing speed that Audi’s are known for.
Source: Benjamin Hudson