Audi R8 to gain 2.9-litre V6 entry model

500bhp 2.9 V6 engine

Recently revealed by Porsche in the new Panamera, Audi is set to introduce the new turbocharged V6 in four new performance cars, including a new R8 model

The Audi R8 will gain a new, entry-level version that’ll use a twin-turbocharged 2.9-litre V6 petrol engine recently unveiled by Porsche in the latest Panamera.

The 90deg unit will also be used in the RS4, RS5 and soon-to-be-confirmed RS Q5 models. It has been developed in a joint venture by Audi and Porsche as part of a new modular engine family known under the working title KoVoMo.

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Source:: Autocar