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Audi A4, Audi A5, Audi Q5: All coming with new 8-speed transmission

Audi Q5

Besides the Audi Q7, also the Audi A4, the Audi A5 and the Audi Q5 will receive the new 8-speed transmission.

The new ZF-sourced 8-speed automatic, which will be called Tiptronic, will replace the 6-speed transmission in quattro-equipped vehicles with the 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. Those vehicles include the A4 2.0T quattro sedan and avant and the A5 2.0T quattro coupe and cabriolet. All Q7 and all A8 models will get the ZF 8-speed automatic as well.

The 2011 Audi Q5 will also get a 2.0L TFSI engine for 2011. The engine makes 211-hp and a peak torque of 258 lb-ft. It will also be paired with the ZF 8-speed automatic.