Volkswagen is working on a diesel four-cylinder powertrain producing 275 horsepower of the output
This year, the Volkswagen automaker has announced developing of the new diesel engine, which will work with the ten-speed DSG gearbox as well. According to the carmaker, that engine will allow reducing the CO2 emissions by 25percent in four years.
The new powertrain is based on the 2.0-liter four-cylinder TDI unit, which can produce the power of 243 horsepower and the torque of 369 lb-ft. However, owing to updates and new technologies, the new engine will be able to issue the output of 275 horsepower as well.
The new unit is equipped with the special start/stop system, which control a driver’s behaver and allow to economy the fuel consumption.
Moreover, Volkswagen promises the new ten-speed DSG gearbox will work better and faster than the previous transmission. Due to it, the powertrain will produce the torque of about 405 lb-ft.
In addition, the auto manufacturer used lightweight materials including the technology borrowed from the racecar Polo R WRC.
As Volkswagen said, that new engine will be used in new models focused on the European market: SUVs such as Tiguan/Touareg and both Passat, CC.
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