Audi revealing sketches of upcoming units

Posted on Wednesday, 29 October 2008 , 13:10:23 byEmil

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Audi revealing sketches of upcoming units

Audi unveiled sketches of few of its upcoming units. This features: Audi A5 Sportback, the next Audi A7, the Audi A5 Convertible, the upcoming generation of Audi A8 and the Audi R8 Spider.

The A7 Audi will be unveiled next year, competing with units like the CLS by Mercedes, while the Sportback A5 is the less expensive variant of the A7 competing with cars like Passat CC.

R8 Spider model will be in 2009 on sale and will run with the same V8 4.2-litre engine, naturally aspirated, that's found on R8 and RS4 tin-top. The top output - 414 hp.

The next generation of A8 will be unveiled next year in the fall. At the date of the introduction it will have a 4.2 FSI making 372 hp plus a 4.2 TDI having 340 hp. The firm in 2010 will add also two 6-cylinder (gasoline / diesel) having 3 liters and a V10 later. The W12 one could be now dropped in the favor of the hybrid variant.