New engine family will be developed along with Porsche.
Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg, head of technicaldevelopment for Audi, promises a slew of new RS high-performance models “topping almost everyvehicle range”. Speaking to Car & Driver, Hackenberg said that thehigh-performance cars would be spread across the range of Audi models, withthe first expected to be an RS3 hot-hatch, seen here in spy pics. The company is also planning a newengine family, which will be jointly developed by Audi and Porsche and used in both company's future models.
The upcoming RS models and many other Audiofferings will be based on the next MLB platform, MLB Evo, which will make itsdebut on the next-generation Q7 SUV, planned for arrival by the end of 2015.