40 years ago: Audi introduces its first straight-five engine
1970s / 1980s / 1990s / Audi / German

40 years ago: Audi introduces its first straight-five engine

Audi’s first-ever straight-five engine was an evolution of the Golf’s four-cylinder. Continue reading

25 years ago: Audi introduces TDI turbodiesel engine
1980s / 1990s / 2000s / 2010s / Audi / German / Volkswagen

25 years ago: Audi introduces TDI turbodiesel engine

Audi is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Turbocharged Direct Injection (TDI) diesel-burning engine. The TDI mill was introduced to the public under the hood of the Audi 100 (pictured) at the 1989 edition of the Frankfurt Motor Show. Audi was not the first manufacturer to offer a direct-injected turbodiesel engine – that honor goes … Continue reading