The Top 5 Fastest Diesel Cars

Audi R8 TDI Le Mans

Unveiled as a concept car in 2008, this powerful diesel engined Audi uses a 6.0 litre V-12 Turbocharged Direct Injection, which sprays atomized fuel directly into the main combustion chamber of each cylinder to reach a top speed of 202 mph! With an acceleration rate of 0-60 mph in under 4.2 seconds, one would be wise not to challenge one of these beauties to a race.

Porsche Panamera Diesel

In May of 2011, Porsche added a diesel engined option to its line of 4-door luxury sedans called the Panamera. The most fuel efficient vehicle in Porsche's lineup, it utilizes an Audi 3.0 litre V6 turbodiesel engine which reaches a top speed of 160 mph and can accelerate from 0-60 mph in under 6.8 seconds.

Audi A6 3.0 TDI Quattro

Launched in 2012, the Audi A6 3.0 TDI Quattro features a turbodiesel engine that Audi redesigned from the ground up, achieving a 55 pound drop in weight compared with the previous model's engine. The redesigned turbodiesel engine will launch this lovely executive sedan from 0-60 mph in 6.1 seconds and can reach top speeds of up to 155 mph.

BMW 5 Series M550d xDrive F10

The BMW N57 3.0 litre turbocharged inline-6 diesel engine in this high performance vehicle will take it from 0-60 mph in 4.9 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph. To maximize power, the M550d uses 3 BorgWarner turbochargers to provide a quick initial boost and more power and torque at higher RPM's!

Jaguar XF 3.0d V6 Auto

As a response to the popular BMW 535d, Jaguar rolled out the XF 3.0d in 2008 and was awarded Car of the Year from "What Diesel?" magazine. With a finely tuned 8-speed ZF gearbox, the XF hits a top speed of 155 mph and accelerates from 0-60mph in 5.9 seconds.

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