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Old 11-18-2008, 12:55 PM   #1
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Default Audi S5 to drop V8 for supercharged V6

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Canít say we didnít see it coming. According to an Audi source that spoke with InsideLine, the next Audi S5 will carry a V6 instead of a V8 following in the footsteps of the recently launched 2010 Audi S4. Audi will swap the current 354-hp 4.2L V8 for the same supercharged 3.0 TFSI V6 producing 333-hp from the S4.
According to an Audi spokesperson the new engine gets nearly the same horsepower and more torque than the gas-guzzling V8. It will also improve fuel-efficiency of the S5 by 30 percent.



The source also said that the next Audi S6 will drop its V10 for a twin-turbocharged of the 4.2L V8 previously used in the S4 and S5. The V10 will be left to the high-performance ĎRSí lineup and the V10 R8 due out next year.
InsideLine says that the supercharged V6 from the 2010 S4 may even find its way into the Audi R4, a baby version of the R8 currently in the works.
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http://www.egmcartech.com/2008/11/18...percharged-v6/
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Old 11-18-2008, 01:03 PM   #2
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This disappointed. I lvoed the sound of the S5's V8. I am all for forced induction, but sometimes you just want a big ole eight cylinder!
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Old 11-18-2008, 01:58 PM   #3
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4.2 tt...like the gumperts
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Old 11-18-2008, 06:48 PM   #4
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woulda liked to seen a return to twin turbos but an s/c is better than no forced induction
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Old 11-18-2008, 07:21 PM   #5
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Hopefully the smaller engine will shave some weight and improve handling. That to me is an improvement. Screw that horsepower/p-nis wars.
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