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Audi A5 2.0Tdi Sport Coupe Start Stop
posted on May 22 2009 by Kyle McWilton
10 Lucky customers will benefit from a lower monthly rental as a result of us negotiating a preferential discount from Audi and a negotiated reduction in bank interest rates. The Audi range of cars is far the biggest percentage of vehicles sourced and supplied by us, and being able to offer this Audi A5 2.0tdi Sport Coupe Start / Stop to our clients demonstrates just how strong our relationships are within the leasing industry.
You can contract hire this Audi A5 2.0TDi Sport Coupe Start / Stop either through a business or personally from just £329.99+ VAT per month. Other mileages and contract lengths availble for car leasing. The start-stop system realises its efficiency potential especially in urban traffic. It shuts down the engine once the car has come to a stop, the gear lever stands at idle and the driver releases the clutch pedal. Operating the clutch starts up the engine and brings it to its normal idle speed while the driver is still shifting gears. New start-stop system in the Audi A4 and other models.
To maintain functioning even at low temperatures, Audi combines the start-stop system with efficient battery technology and advanced energy management. During the warm-up phase, the start-stop system remains inactive until the engine oil becomes warmer and the exhaust gas cleaning systems reach their operating temperature faster. The driver can also switch off the start-stop system at any time by pressing a button.
Audi says that in the standardised driving cycle, the start-stop system lowers fuel consumption by about 0.2 litre per 100 km, and therefore reduces CO2 emissions by around 5 g/km. The new system is being used for the first time in the Audi A3 1.4 TFSI with manual transmission and in the Audi A4 and A5 with two-litre engines and manual gearshift. Other models will follow this year. Efficiency Program. From a parallel angle, the on-board computer with the efficiency program is an addition to the Audi Driver Information System. All consumption-related data appear in the centre display, with recommendations for efficient driving, since up to 30 percent of fuel consumption depends on the individual driving style.
The efficiency program continuously analyzes the energy consumption in the vehicle and gives the driver up-to-date tips for saving fuel, depending on the driving situation and driving style. The newly designed gearshift indicator signals to the driver when to shift, for optimal fuel economy: A large and colour-coded display indicates whether the right gear is engaged, or whether shifting would be practical for the sake of efficiency. As comfort features like air conditioning and seat heating also increase fuel consumption, a specially developed display in the efficiency program identifies the systems requiring extra energy and indicates their share from the fuel being consumed.
The energy recovery system already uses deceleration phases to convert kinetic energy (resulting from motion) into electrical one. When the car accelerates again, the battery directs the temporarily stored energy back into the vehicle, to relieve the alternator and thereby contribute to saving fuel.