Tuning: Audi Q5 by ABT Sportsline

22 08 2008

ABT Sportsline are real masters in tuning SUVs, admirable efforts on the Audi Q7 and Volkswagen Tiguan are testaments to this actuality. Therefore it was only a stuff of time before the tuning house took on the all-new Audi Q5 and they have free the first facts today.

The Abt engineers have unnerved the book at the Q5‘s engine range with tuning for three of their different brawn units. Starting with the diesel offerings, the basis 2.0-liter TDI has been boosted by 20hp up to 190hp gratitude to the application of Abt Power, while the more powerful 3.0-liter TDI is treated to the Abt Power S kit which takes the ability crop up by a mammoth 70hp to 310hp. The 2.0-liter TFSI engine is also treated to the Abt Power upgrade bringing total brawn up to 240hp from 211hp.

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MTM Supercharged Audi RS6 with 702hp Engine (photo)

1 08 2008

Early MTM tuned many cars, especially remembers beast Audi RS4 (video). But Audi’s RS6 Avant with its 580 bhp 5.0-liter FSI twin turbo V10 engine is the most brawny car ever created by the marque and tuning specialist, Motoren Technik Mayer GmbH (MTM) from Wettstetten, Germany has got a performance focused tuning envelop which boost the performance of this super-prompt posting cart even more.

With electronic ECU modifications only, MTM engineers have boosted authority to 656 bhp at 6,180 rpm. On appeal from the purchaser, MTM can electronically legalize top haste in increments of each 279, 290 or 310 km/h. Torque grows to 785 Nm from the usual 650 Nm, allowing nothing to 100 km/h in 3.9 seconds (rank 4.6 sec) – vertebrae crushing warrant all for only 3,999 EUR.

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First images Audi A3 TDI Clubsport Quattro Concept

19 05 2008

Audi released the first official photos of the new Audi A3 concept before the wraps are taken off at the Lake Wörther Tour in Austria later this month. Think of the Audi A3 TDI Quattro Sports Club as a concept of small, racier, more feasible version of the Audi R8 V12 TDI concept shown in Detroit, with the possibility of the highest output diesel in the world.

Search past the DTM body inspiration and you get an improvement in the aluminum look at the oilburning jewel, which is below. The product 1968cc turbo 221 horsepower and 332 lb-ft torque, with an oh-so-low 1,750 rpm. The powers of a six-speed manual gearbox before it reached the ground, thanks to Audi Quattro all wheels. Audi claims that the A3 TDI Quattro Sports Club to 62 mi / h in 6.6 seconds and a speed of 149 mph. We believe.

Although the building can be a little higher, hears A3 seat less than 26mm of shares and walks to 20-inch wheels, in the form of bubbles actual wheel passages, the enlargement of the A3 motorway towards the front of 33 mm and 46 mm rear. Performance of the brakes on the front is supported by six-piston Bremszangen the cable ties 356mm discs from carbon ceramics, while the brakes are standard with steel. The interior, which means all the companies with a little rounded car show, including a low-tax, the buckets, the tax base made of aluminum, switch and go into a red button Start to part of the way. Audi has also with the concept with its Select Drive System, the response of the gas, exhaust sound, the power of management help, ESP settings magnetic and amortization races on the fly.

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Great Tuning Audi A4 3.0 TDI by Rieger

5 05 2008

Many other tuner as soon as possible in the new Audi A4 ( B8 ) bandwagon. Rieger fine-tuning is now showing off its latest creation in the A4 3.0 TDI‘s. Rieger has changed a lot of piecemeal A4, such as a re-design of the rear bumper of the characteristics of an integrated air-proliferation, side skirts and lip spoiler for the former. The wheels are special, and the 20-inch alloys.

To give the appearance of some of the A4 due to the competition, caps Rieger marry him redo some of the ECU’s for their hard work. Therefore, instead of 176 kilowatts from the turbo diesel engine, we now see a total of 219 kilowatts, with torque measuring stonking 610nm. Remember that the standards that vehicle, 500 nm, so this is a very significant Jump.

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New Audi S3 Sportback – More Power

25 04 2008

With the release of the facelifted Audi A3 is the route S3 Sportback in the head, with its 3-S3 brothers and sisters at the top of the food chain A3. The Sportback S3 uses the same re-engineering, direct-engine turbo 2.0 TFSI that the S3 production of 265 hp (195 kW) with 350 Nm of torque.

The body has slowed S3 Sportback slighty of 0.1 seconds 0-100 km / h in 5.8 seconds (3 doors S3 takes 5.7 seconds), but the 250 km / h maximum speed is also for the 3 – Door and Sportback versions. A six-speed manual gearbox with manual engine is the provision of torque, which is the standard quattro (all wheels) transmission.

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