Billing it as the world's most powerful automotive diesel, Audi AG's Motorsport division unveils a twin-turbocharged 5.5L DOHC V-12 with output "exceeding" 650 hp and a massive 812 lb.-ft. (1,100 Nm) of torque. The engine is intended for the all-new Audi R10 endurance-racing car scheduled to enter the famous Le Mans 24-hour race in June. This finally may be the appearance of the endurance-racing diesel sources intimated to Ward's more than two years ago, at that time suggesting the ...
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