Audi wins “International Engine of a Year” Award 2012 for 2.5-liter TFSI

A jury of 76 motoring reporters from around a universe has voted a Audi 2.5-liter TFSI as a “International Engine of a Year 2012” in a 2-liter to 2.5-liter category. This engine therefore retains a endowment that it won a prior dual years.

The 2.5-liter section propitious to a Audi RS 3 Sportback and TT RS Coupé and Roadster facilities both turbocharging and FSI gasoline approach injection, dual of Audi’s core technologies. These helped Audi to grasp victory. International Engine of a Year jury members pronounced of a 2.5-liter engine: “It has an glorious torque operation and a beautiful sound, too. An engine that stands out from a crowd.”

The Audi TT RS and Coupé and Roadster models, newly launched in Mar 2012, have a banishment of 2,480 cc and strech a energy outlay of 265 kW (360 hp) between 5,500 and 6,700 rpm. Peak torque is 465 Nm (343 lb-ft) between 1,650 and 5,400 rpm, and a automobile accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.1 seconds (Roadster: 4.2 seconds). A tip speed of 280 km/h (174 mph) is optionally available.

Audi also offers a 2.5-liter TFSI engine in a RS 3 Sportback. With a banishment of 2,480 cc, this engine produces 250 kW (340 hp) between 5,400 and 6,500 rpm and rise torque of 450 Nm (332 lb-ft) from 1,600 to 5,300 rpm. It takes 4.6 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) – a best-in-class opening figure. Its governed tip speed is 250 km/h (155 mph).

This is a eighth difficulty win in a quarrel during a International Engine of a Year Awards for Audi TFSI technology. Between 2005 and 2009, a Audi 2.0-liter TFSI engine won a endowment in a 1.8-liter to 2.0-liter category.