The new Audi SQ5 TDI SUV is now official, the vehicle is powered by a 3.0 V6 TDI engine that produces 347 horsepower and 516.3 lb-ft of torque.
This new SUV comes with some impressive performance that includes a 0 to 60 miles per hour time of just 5.1 seconds and it comes with an electronically limited top speed of 155 miles per hour.
As well as the 3.0 litre diesel engine it comes with an electric powered compressor which with with the turbo to increase power.
The 3.0 V6 TDI engine in the new Audi SQ5 TDI combines instant and supreme power with high efficiency. 255 kW (347 hp) and 700 Nm (516.3 lb-ft) – this massive torque is available continuously across a broad range from 2,500 to 3,100 rpm. The V6 diesel accelerates the sports SUV to highway speed in 5.1 seconds on its way to an electrically limited top speed of 250 km/h (155.3 mph). In the NEDC it consumes between 6.6 – 6.8 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers (35.6 – 34.6 US mpg), corresponding to 172 – 177 grams of CO2 per kilometer (276.8 – 284.9 g/mi). The SQ5 TDI is certified according to the Euro 6d-temp emission standard.
Audi has systematically refined the drive concept from the full-size SQ7 TDI* for the new SQ5 TDI. The 48-volt main electrical system includes an electric powered compressor (EPC) and a mild hybrid system. Energy is stored in a compact lithium-ion battery with an electrical capacity of 10 Ah located beneath the luggage compartment floor. An AC/DC converter connects the conventional 12-volt electrical system.
You can find out more details about the new Audi SQ5 TDI over at Audi at the link below, it launches this summer and prices start at €67,750.