Audi modifies designation of its models

Audi modifies designation of its modelsThus, each model will now be designated by two digits representing the specific power of each of them (reference value in kW), mentioned alongside engine technology (TFSI, TDI, g-tron or e-tron).

The cylinder capacity will therefore be replaced by a two-digit number corresponding to a power range in kW. In this way, Audi prepares the ground before the democratization of the electric in its range, kW being used for both thermal and electric engines.

The changes will start with the new generation of the Audi A8 in autumn 2017. The first to change will be the two six-cylinder engines, the 3.0 TDI with 210 kW which will be designated: “Audi A8 50 TDI” and 3.0 TFSI with 250 kW designated “Audi A8 55 TFSI”.

It is not clear why Audi has decided to adopt this new strategy. It is unlikely that the demand came from the owners. At least, everything will soon be forgotten and we will be used to it after a few months.

Audi modifies designation of its models

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