Would you buy a diesel Audi S5?

Of course the torque is amazing
by Greg Potts | Apr 20, 2019
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Remember when the Audi S5 coupe was launched with a stonking great 4.2-liter V8? We do. And that makes today a sad day, because arriving later this year will be an S5 TDI. Boo.

That’s right, just a week after Audi announced that motorists in Europe would only be able to buy a diesel S6 or S7, it is now giving us the option of filling up with the same kind of fuel after buying an S5.

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Audi is clearly backing diesel power, even if the markets aren’t. The new S5 will get Ingolstadt’s 3.0 TDI V6 engine, which will be connected to a 48-volt mild hybrid system to give 342hp and an annoyingly impressive 699NM of torque.

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