Audi is going full attack on the diesel front in the US with four new models coming to the LA Motor Show: the Audi A6 TDI, the Audi A7 TDI, the Audi A8 TDI and the Audi Q5 TDI. Great news!
All of the models in question will be making room for Audi’s 3.0-liter V6 turbocharged diesel under their hoods. The powerplant makes some 240 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque, and is estimated to return 24 miles per gallon city and 36 mpg highway when installed in the A8. The Q7 is good for 19/28 city/highway mpg.
The A8 TDI will be the first of the new diesels to become available in the 2014 model year, with that executive sedan being offered for sale in the spring of 2013. The A7, A6, and Q5 TDIs will roll into dealerships in the fall of next year, and the Q7 TDI is, of course, on sale right now for a stating price of $52,000.