The latest developments twelve-cylinder engine VAG is called W12 Twin Turbo 6.0 TSI . The drive will be offered in models Audi, Bentley and Volkswagen , with powers around 600 horsepower .
H ace a few days met the newly twelve-cylinder propeller W12 6.0-liter TSI of the VAG group. The engine was presented in the context International Vienna Motor Symposium and after more than 13 years of research and development, it becomes the twelve-cylinder more efficient to date .
The new TSI engine W12 models will debut in Audi, Bentley and Volkswagen.
The arrival of this new engine configuration twin-turbo also marks the definitive normally aspirated versions offered so far bye.
is the new W12 is more efficient than ever, achieving significant improvements in fuel consumption, because the dual injection system, supercharger twin-scroll turbo system start and stop Start & Stop , a system for reducing energy losses related to attrition and selective deactivation of up to half its cylinders.
The first model to debut this new technology will be the first SUV Bentley called Bentayga at the time of its launch will be offered only with W12 TSI 6.0 in powers to depart from 600 hp with 900 Nm of torque .
But also the W12 TSI could offer more power in the next Audi A8, Volkswagen Phaeton and Bentley Flying Spur . Moreover VAG ensures that the drive is ‘track-ready’ , namely that in the future could be used in a car competition .
At a later stage will be room for the 12-cylinder engine in the Audi Q7 , but not less than two or three year term and specifically for USA because they believe it would not be feasible marketing in Europe.