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4th-Generation Audi A8 Powertrain Information Leaked

The current Audi A8 has been around for more than 5 years, and the next generation of the Audi flagship sedan (D5 A8) is set to be announced at the end of 2017. Today some of the 4th-gen Audi A8 powertrain options information is leaked.


Here are what we have known at this moment:

– Turbo diesel 3.0L V6, max output: around 286hp with 457 lb-ft of torque
– S8 will be using the twin-turbo 4.0L V8 engine, output raised to 588hp and 590 lb-ft (upped from current S8’s 520hp and 481 lb-ft)
– A hybrid S8 is also possible, with twin-turbo V6 + electric motor
– A new 6.0L W12 will replace the current 6...

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Audi SQ7 with Diesel V8 Electric Turbocharger

Last year, we have reported that Volkswagen has been working on the electric turbocharger for a while. Now, it looks like VW is going to put this new technology in both gasoline and diesel engines.

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Above Image: the 2016 Audi Q7

According to Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, Audi’s CTO, the upcoming Audi SQ7 will use a brand new diesel V8 engine, with twin electric turbochargers. Audi names this to be “E-Boost”.

By using electric motors to spin up the turbo’s turbine without help from the exhaust gas, the electric turbocharger theoretically has zero turbo lag and it responses to your throttle input instantly...

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Updated 2016 Audi A6 Got Good Result in IIHS Small Overlap Test

For those who are in the market of buying the Audi A6, if the bigger discount on the 2015 model seems tempting to you, you may want to think twice now, since the 2016 model has some fundamental enhancements which you should seriously consider.


You may have already known major changes in the 2016 A6 are in:

– Upgraded engine output (2.0T: 220hp => 252hp, 3.0T: 310hp => 333hp)
– Minor tweaks to the exterior styling
– Better graphic chips for the LCD display

However, there is at least one more critical improvement made to the 2016 model: the front-end and passenger cabin structure are strengthened, and are more stiff to achieve the “Good” rating in the latest IIHS small ove...

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Live from Geneva: The All-New 2016 Audi R8 (39 HD Photos)

The 2016 model year of the Audi R8 has been completely redesigned. We have provided detail information including specification in last week’s report.


Today we bring you our latest live photo gallery from the Geneva auto show. You can see every detail of the new R8, please enjoy.

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Live from Geneva: Audi Prologue Avant Concept

For details about the Audi Prologue Avant concept, please see our previous report.


Now we bring you the latest live photos from the Geneva auto show.

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