Hear no diesel. See no diesel. Smell no diesel.
“Great for economy but bad for
ecology.” A common enough complaint with
diesels. Believe it or not, though, they actually emit 25% less carbon dioxide
than a petrol engine with a catalyst. Despite this, we at Volkswagen
have not been idle. The fruits of our labours are there
for all to see.
Or rather, not see. For with the arrival of our ‘environ ment dieselcof fumes there is scarcely
a trace. How so? By equipping our new 1.6
litre engine with a turbo charger. Turbo-charging increases the air flow to the combustion chambers, making for (you guessed it) better
Fire, so to speak, without smoke. Our new diesel is also equipped with an oxidation catalyst. It snuffles 50% of smelly stuff called polycyclic
hydrocarbons. As for the effect of all this on we’re only too happy
come clean. Compared to our previous diesel slouch itself), you get 10% more
And 11% more power. Wunderbar, you say. But what of
noise element. Come now, we’re talking about Volkswagen diesel. Which, $rit) its own quiet way, says all. Umwelt Diesel SALES 01.486 8411
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