Diesel Cars

 
2014 Audi A7 3.0 TDI competition

Audi Celebrates 25 Years Of TDI Diesel Technology

It was at the 1989 Frankfurt Auto Show that Audi showed off its TDI technology for the first time. TDI is the name Audi—and Volkswagen—uses for its electronically-controlled diesel engines with turbocharging and direct-injection technologies. The technology was first showcased in a... read more

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2015 Bentley Flying Spur V8

Bentley Gets Plug-In Hybrids First, Then Diesels

Like other luxury car brands, Bentley isn't immune to the political pressures of the environmental movement. With various regulations coming into effect over the next few... read more June 16, 2014 by


 
Audi RS 5 TDI concept

Audi Previews Electrically-Driven Turbo In RS 5 TDI Concept

We first heard Audi was working on an electrically-driven turbocharger back in 2012, but now the automaker has revealed an engine fitted with the technology in a new concept... read more May 28, 2014 by


 
2015 Volvo V60 Polestar

Future Polestar Volvos To Offer Diesel And Hybrid Options

Volvo's Polestar performance brand doesn't have the heritage of BMW M or Mercedes-AMG, but what it lacks in history it makes up for in style, performance and plenty of bright... read more May 13, 2014 by


 
2015 Volkswagen GTI

2015 Volkswagen Golf Priced From $18,815, 2015 GTI From $25,215

The seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf is almost ready for its showroom debut, and we can confirm that the car will be priced from $18,815 including VW’s standard $820... read more May 13, 2014 by


 
Volkswagen DSG dual-clutch transmission

VW R&D Boss Confirms 10-Speed DSG, 236-HP Diesel Four

Volkswagen R&D boss Heinz-Jakob Neusser used this month’s Vienna Motor Symposium to reaffirm his company’s plans to introduce a 10-speed DSG dual-clutch... read more May 12, 2014 by


 
Audi 3.0-liter TDI turbodiesel V-6 engine

Next-Gen Audi 3.0-Liter TDI Delivers 272 HP And 442 LB-FT

Audi used this year’s Vienna Motor Symposium in Austria to debut its next-generation 3.0-liter TDI turbodiesel V-6, which should start appearing in the... read more May 8, 2014 by


 
Trident Iceni

Trident Adds New Bodystyles For Diesel-Powered Iceni Sports Car

If you have a penchant for diesel performance, then British sports car startup Trident may be worth a closer look at. Established in 2005 by Phil Bevan and Daniel Monaghan... read more April 29, 2014 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD

VW Golf GTD U.S. Sales In Jeopardy: Report

With hot-hatchback performance and diesel fuel economy, the Volkswagen Golf GTD seems to offer the best of both worlds. Yet U.S. drivers may not get the chance to find out... read more April 18, 2014 by


 
Size Matters 2 screencap.

Size Matters 2 Trailer Promises Big-Rig Mayhem: Video

Mike Ryan and his insane modified Banks Super Turbo Freightliner race truck are back for more vehicular mayhem. The professional stunt driver and racer has produced a sequel... read more March 12, 2014 by


 
2015 Audi A3 1.6 TDI ultra Hatchback

Audi launches first road-going Ultra model, a diesel A3

For the 2012 motorsport season, Audi introduced an enhanced version of its R18 Le Mans prototype dubbed the R18 ultra. Unlike the R18 e-tron quattro that was also introduced... read more August 5, 2013 by


 
Volkswagen GTD (Euro spec)

2015 Volkswagen GTD Preview Drive

It’s the fastest, most powerful GTD ever—capable of getting to 60 mph in less than seven seconds, and hitting a top speed of 143 mph, yet returning more than 40... read more June 28, 2013 by


 
Volkswagen XL1 plug-in diesel hybrid

2014 Volkswagen XL1, The 261-MPG Car, Debuts

Less than six years after promising the world a car capable of returning a fuel economy of 1.0 liter of fuel burned per 100 kilometers driven, roughly equivalent to an insane... read more February 21, 2013 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTD Revealed Ahead Of 2013 Geneva Show

Following the launch of the MkVII Golf in Paris last year, Volkswagen has revealed one of the car’s first variants, the sporty Golf GTD. The diesel-powered hot hatch is... read more February 21, 2013 by


 
2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition

Jeep Pondering A Diesel-Powered Wrangler: Report

Atop the wish list for many Jeep Wrangler owners is one simple request: build our beloved, go-anywhere SUV with a diesel engine option. Not only would a diesel Wrangler offer... read more February 12, 2013 by


 
Trident Iceni Grand Tourer

Diesel-Powered Trident Iceni Grand Tourer Revealed

It’s been a while since we last heard from British sports car manufacturer Trident, the company behind the unique Iceni diesel-powered sports car. Today, however, the... read more August 23, 2012 by


 
 

 
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