Gregoire Blachon, owner of Boxeer LLC, is dedicating the entire month of June to testing at Pike’s Peak. Last year, he was 1-second shy of the diesel hill climb record, and this year he’s returning in his VW Bug equipped with a triple-turbo, 4-cylinder, 2.0L TDI VW engine. Check it out!
In 2006, Audi became the first manufacturer to win what is arguably the world’s toughest endurance race with diesel power. This year marks the 10th anniversary of this achievement. Today, the TDI engine is more efficient than ever before and part of a highly complex diesel-hybrid powertrain.