Following on from our front page news....
Audi is taking TDI technology to a whole new level with the Audi Q7
V12 TDI quattro, the most powerful diesel-powered passenger vehicle in
its class. The V12 engine under the hood generates 368 kW (500 hp) of
power and 1,000 Nm (757.56 lb-ft) of torque from six liters of
displacement, enabling the big SUV to perform like a sportscar. The new
Audi Q7 V12 TDI quattro represents a combination of superior power and
efficient fuel consumption, an Audi hallmark. With its sporty chassis,
modified body and exclusive equipment, the Audi Q7 V12 TDI quattro is
the consummate high-performance SUV. quattro GmbH, a wholly owned Audi
subsidiary, is responsible for production and development of the
vehicle. Series production of the Audi Q7 V12 TDI will begin this year.
Audi, the inventor of TDI technology, is penning a new chapter in
the history of diesel engines with the Audi Q7 V12 TDI quattro. The
world's first V12 diesel engine in a series-production vehicle moves
this big, high-performance SUV with supreme confidence and composure.
On demand, the six-liter engine catapults the Audi Q7 from zero to 100
km/h (62.14 mph) in 5.5 seconds like a top-class sportscar. Speed is
electronically capped at 250 km/h (155.34 mph).