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Audi joins a handful of automakers that were honoured for its power units

By PetrolHead on 12 Jun 2013

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Audi joins a handful of automakers that were honoured for its power units. The Audi 2.5-litre TFSI won the Engine of the Year title under the 2.0-litre to 2.5-litre category for the fourth year running.

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The first iteration of this legendary five-cylinder engine impressed the motorsport world with its performance and unmistakable soundtrack - powering iconic cars like the original Audi quattro and Sport quattro S1. Now its legacy continues in the TT RS Coupe and Roadster, featuring two Audi core technologies - turbocharging and FSI petrol direct injection.

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The 2.5-litre TFSI unit will also power the RS Q3 with 310bhp and delivering a fuel economy of up to 32.1mpg on a combined cycle, thanks in part to a Start-Stop system and a regulated oil pump that only supplies lubricant when needed. Efficiency does not hinder performance as the RS Q3 takes just 5.5 seconds to hit 100km/h before reaching its restricted top speed of 250km/h.

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The Audi TT RS plus Coupe and Roadster models have a displacement of 2,480 cc and a power output of 360bhp with peak torque rated at 465Nm, enabling a century sprint timing of 4.1 seconds for the Coupe and 4.2 seconds for the Roadster with a top speed of 280km/h.

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International Engine of the Year jury members said, “The Audi TT RS is one of the most engaging smaller sports cars on the market. The sound and power of the throbbing, off-beat engine makes you feel like a Group B rally driver every time you get behind the wheel.”

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This is the ninth category win in a row at the International Engine of the Year Awards for Audi TFSI technology. Between 2005 and 2009, the Audi 2.0-litre TFSI engine won under the 1.8-litre to 2.0-litre category.

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PetrolHead
Written by PetrolHead
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