Does a Audi R8 five-cylinder is a very bad idea?

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The Audi R8 couldn’t get to mount a five-cylinder engine

The new Audi R8 will not equip a block V8. Although on other occasions he has spoken of the introduction of a V6, the latest rumors from Ingolstadt point to a possible version is powered by a engine five-cylinder turbo more economic for the access model.

this Is the 2.5 TSI from the RS3 although modified for the sporty

we Speak of the same block gasoline 2.5-liter TSI riding the Audi RS3 though redesigned for the sporty. The 367 HP that plays in the compact German would not be sufficient for the motor vehicle central even if we have in mind that your favor would have with a weight less.

In this case, or Audi modified the five-cylinder substantially to increase the power of inordinately or use electrification as a support for the accelerations. Does a Audi R8 2.5 TSI with turbo power? Or do a hybrid?

there is Already an Audi R8 e-tron powertrain 100% power composed by two motors which together offer 460 HP and 920 Nm of torque, but the big handicap this version is its high weight of 1,840 Kg. The size and arrangement of these engines is still a mystery, but one of them may be the ideal candidate to accompany the 2.5-liter TSI in this new adventure.

Outside as it were, the R8 V10 will continue to rise to the range of the sporty with up to 610 HP in your version together with the change S tronic system relationships and the Quattro.