New engines from Audi
In october will be an important conference at the Aachen Politechnic School, where the main german auto-makers will be presenting their engine innovations. BMW will present its new 3.0 liters bi-turbo engine, while Porsche will explain the Variable Turbine Geometry system of its new 911 Turbo.
Audi will present two new engine that are not yet in production: a 4 cylinders, 1.8 liters Turbo-FSI and a 2.8-liters V6 FSI with variable valve lift - ValveLift.
The is a downsized version of the 2.0 TFSI, which would get its space in the Audi engine line-up thanks to the fact that the 2.0 TFSI si gaining more power (the output is between 240 and 270 hp).
The second engine should be the first production engine with the variable valve lift system present in the Audi Roadjet Concept. The engine of the Roadjet was a 3.2 V6 FSI with ValveLift, with 300 hp at 7,000 rpm and a maximum torque of 243lbs-ft at 4.500 rpm.