Audi and Porsche to work together on new V6 and V8 engines


New jointly developed V6 and V8 engines will appear in a number of upcoming vehicles from Volkswagen Group brands

Audi has entered a joint engineering programme with Volkswagen Group sister company Porsche to develop a new range of turbocharged V6 and V8 petrol engines, Autocar can reveal.

The engines are based around a common 90deg architecture and are planned to feature a common 500cc individual cylinder capacity, giving the new V6 an overall displacement of 3.0 litres and the new V8 4.0 litres.

Set to replace Audi’s and Porsche’s current V6 and V8 petrol units, the engines will feature gas-driven turbochargers …read more

Source:: Autocar