|Sucks to be you, environment!|
It is an extremely dirty fuel, even in modern days when you compare it to their petrol counterparts. Even shiny new machines will still belch out a load of black soot under full throttle. While soot is hardly poisonous, it is one of the main reasons why our cities have such poor air quality. Also, a diesel powerband is quite poor. There are very little revs to play around with, and the power starts to die before you even go near the redline.
So it's pretty hard to make a diesel car sexy or exciting. But that hasn't stopped companies like Audi from trying...
Take a look at this RS5 with some stickers on it. It has a 4.2L N/A engine pro-
Bear with, because this new diesel that Audi is showcasing has something called an 'e-booster'. Don't worry, that is definitely much more exciting than it sounds; the e-booster is best described as an electronic supercharger. So to recap, this Audi is twin-turbocharged and supercharged all rolled into one V6 oil burner. Nice.
|Diesels, Y U No Rev?|
If only the big cheeses could make diesels sound sexy now...
Audi, Thank You For Making Diesel Tempting Reviewed by Jack Cooper on 16:33 Rating: