Audi 4x4


2002 May: The TDi (turbo-charged, direct-injection, diesel) version of the Audi 'Allroad' (4x4) was launched in Australia.
2002 TDi
2002 Audi Allroad station wagon
Loa 4810mm, width 1852mm, height 1551mm, wheelbase 2757mm, track 1574mm/ 1585mm
Engine 2.5, V6 diesel, turbo-charged, 4-valves/cyl, DOHC
Capacity 2496cc, bore 78.3mm, stroke 86.4mm, c.r. 18.5:1
Power 132kW at 4000rpm, torque 370Nm at 1500rpm - 2500rpm
(Also petrol 2.7-litre, twin-turbo, 5-valves/cyl, 184kW)
5-speed tiptronic, full-time 4WD with Torsen centre diff', low range (1.54:1)
Suspension indep/ indep, air height-adjustable, brakes disc/ disc ABS/ EBD
Tyres 225/55 R17W, fuel tank 70L
Price 2.5 TDi $88,500 (5/2002)
2006: The huge, VW Toureg inspired, Audi 'Q7' 4x4, 3.6 V6 petrol au$87K (2009), 3.0 TDI V6 au$89K, or 4.2 V8 petrol au$123K, 7-seats optional, 2300kg.
2008: The mid-sized Audi 'Q5' 4x4, as unveiled in 2008, 2 to 3.2 litre petrol or diesel engines. A face-lift as introduced for 2013, and the 3.2 engine reduced to 3-litres, supercharged.
2011, June: Audi began production of the smaller 'Q3' SUV (~VW 'Tiguan'), at the SEAT factory in Martorell, Spain, < 1500 kg, with two 4-cyl. petrol and one 4-cyl. TDI engine options.
Audi Q3 TFSI, 2-litre turbo petrol, au$47K, auto +$2K; to au$56K; diesel from au$45K (6/2012).

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