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Along the new 1.0 TFSI revolutionary engine, Volkswagen also unveiled the opposite gasoline engine in power and capacity: the 6.0 liter W12 unit, expected to debut on the future Bentley Bentayga, Bentleys`s first SUV.
 
The next generation W12 TSI presented at this year's Vienna Motor Symposium merges two combustion methods that have to date been used in parallel – Audi's FSI direct injection and Bentley's TMPI multi-point injection – were combined, together with other new or optimised systems and components, to form the TSI process.
 
The engine is also equipped with dual fuel injection with high pressure direct and low pressure manifold injection, twin-scroll biturbo charging, individual cylinder bank deactivation (on the left in the direction of travel), engine management with two controllers as well as a start/stop system that reduces fuel consumption and emissions. 
 
The technological elements used make the new W12 TSI ”the most economical twelve-cylinder engine in the luxury car segment” with CO2 emissions of less than 250 g/km at a power of 608 hp (6,000 rpm) and a maximum torque of 900 Nm (between 1,500 - 4,500 rpm).
 
Depending on the vehicle model, the 6.0 liter twelve-cylinder engine delivers acceleration values of 0 to 100 km/h in less than four seconds and top speeds of over 300 km/h.



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