Audi R8 will get a V6 engine

He made his debut in the new-generation Porsche Panamera, a twin-turbo V6 engine capacity of 2.9 liters will fill up the power scale supercar Audi R8. Block index 90deg will also be used on models RS4, RS5 and Q5 RS. The new "engine" was developed jointly by Audi and the Porsche, as part of a new family of modular engines, known under the working title KoVoMo, said the publication Autocar.

Turbo V6 will replace the old petrol "aspirated» Audi – V8 4.2 liter. Guide Ingolstadt brand has decided to abandon it for two reasons – the high costs of modernization and linking to markets such as China, where the size of the automobile tax depends on engine size.

Under the hood of the latest Porsche Panamera 4S aforementioned V6 develops power of 434 hp at 5650 rev / min and 550 Nm of torque in the range of 1750 – 5500 rev / min. It is noted that the minor changes, for example, by increasing the turbo pressure, the engine will be able to give out more than 500 hp and 675 Nm.

The latest versions of RS-models of Audi, is equipped with atmospheric V8 engine capacity of 4.2 liters, have a capacity of 444 hp and 425 Nm of traction. Representatives of Audi Autocar reported the publication that the new V6 will be offered in different variants boost.

Audi R8 is available in Russia in the coupe body. Price "dvuhdverki" starts from 11 to 200 000 rubles. The supercar is equipped with a gasoline engine FSI V10 volume 5.2 liters capacity of 610 hp and 560 Nm. It accelerates the R8 to the first "hundred" in 3.2 seconds and to a top speed of 330 km / h.

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