The TDI (turbo direct injection) turbodiesel V-10 for Volkswagen AG’s all-new Touareg SUV and Phaeton sedan – both VW flagships in their class – comes to market claiming the title of the world’s most powerful passenger-car diesel. Volkswagen’s all-new V-10 turbodiesel displaces 5L and produces 313 hp and 553 lb.-ft. of torque. Displacing 5L, the SOHC V-10 turbodiesel develops 313 hp at 3,750 rpm and a thunderous 553 lb.-ft. (750 Nm) of torque at 2,000 rpm. Aside from its ...

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