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Audi Plug-In Hybrids Available With Sweet Performance Upgrade

The new deal caters to the 50 and 55 TFSI e engines. For those people not common with the new naming conventions, this badge refers to its turbocharged gasoline 2.-liter 4-cylinder motor supported by a plug-in hybrid electric motor. In its typical condition, the 50 provides a blended electric power output of 295 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. This is bested by the 55, sending 362 hp and 369 lb-ft to the Quattro all-wheel-travel program. In the US, the Q5 Hybrid and A7 Hybrid only have the 55 TFSI e powertrains – there is no 50 TFSI e variant for these versions.

Thanks to the easy technological know-how of its in-residence formulated engine handle device, ABT was able to raise outputs to 419 hp and 406 lb-ft for the 55 TFSI e and 352 hp and 369 lb-ft for the 50 TFSI e. These motor enhancements, for which no updated efficiency figures are presented, are new from the tuning business but aerodynamic, suspension and inside revisions currently exist for these three models.