The new Audi Turbo Direct Injection (TDI) Technology has broken several international records. Audi manufacturers have come up with some of the fastest and most powerful of the diesel-powered cars. Audi A2, A4 and A8 are a few of the Audi TDI Engine models released in the market, recently. This has also broken, several British and international speed records.
The records were mostly set by an A4 1.9 TDI, an A2 1.4 TDI and an A8 3.3 TDI at Millbrook in England. Tony Goodwin and Angus Hamilton are experienced British speed record drivers who drove all these three vehicles. They qualified in all the1500-2000cc (A4), 1100-1500cc (A2), and 3000-5000cc (A8) diesel classes. They set 39 British and 11 international records. Average speeds were109.21 mph for the A2, 128.94 mph for A4 and 149.72 mph for the A8.
Audi is well recognized as a leader in design, development and also sale of diesel powered engines. More than 50% of all vehicles sold every year are diesel powered. Audi is a leading brand among them. Audi TDI Engine is the right combination of efficiency with sportiness and superior amount of luxury. Audi TDI protects all resources and suits all sorts of future cars.
Audi is planning to produce the cleanest of diesel engines in the world. Audi Q7 TDI 3.0 is popular for its very low emission level. This technology (Audi A3 TDI® 2.0) was initially being available in the USA. Clean diesel power is beyond just an engine technology. It also provides ample opportunity to reduce dependence on foreign oil, helps countering global warming.
It has been 20 years since Audi TDI is making the experience of driving a diesel car exceptional. Audi has always been the pioneer in the operation of turbocharged diesel engines with direct injection. There are several reasons why Audi TDI is perfect for high performance and efficiency. But, there are several other reasons too. Superior performance on all levels is the priority of all Audi TDI engines. It is judged in real world environment. TDI has proved its superiority in all categories including, public opinion.
The video above shows how the TDI engine is assembled and tested in the factory.
The first TDI engine was released in 1989. Its demand only increased among diesel car lovers. Later on, Audi Company needed to equip half of its manufactured cars with this amazing technology. After all, half of the new cars manufactured in Europe are diesel-powered.
Below is the video of the R10 TDI engine that is sure to raise your senses.
The modern Audi TDI engines use three different types of injection systems: radial-piston injection pump in the six-cylinder engines, pump-injector in the three and four-cylinder units and common rail in the flagship Audi 3.3-litre eight-cylinder unit.
The production figure reflects the success of innovative TDI technology. 260,000 Audi cars get equipped with TDI engine every year, which is approximately 40 percent of the overall production.
The modern new clean diesel TDI variants are widely accepted around the world, mainly due to their unique characteristics. These characteristics also include outstanding performance, low-emissions output, high fuel-efficiency and low-maintenance. A3 TDI 2.0, Q7 TDI 3.0, R10 V12 TDI are the examples of a few really good Audi TDI Engines.