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Next generation McLaren road cars debut

March 2017 will see the launch of a second generation McLaren Super Series which builds on performance benchmarks achieved by the first generation M838T engine. The new 4.0 Litre M840T, V8 engine is powered by a twin-scroll turbocharger which has been designed to help reduce lag and improve durability.


Audi launches new V6 bi-turbo

At the recent Geneva Motor Show, Audi launched their new 2.9L TFSI V6 bi-turbo, for the RS 5 Coupé. The turbocharged petrol engine will provide more efficient combustion and increased engine efficiency to achieve a top speed of 174mph!

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‘Super Series’ McLaren road cars debut

McLaren has revealed details of a second generation ‘Super Series’ which builds on performance benchmarks achieved by the first generation M838T engine. The new 4.0 Litre M480T, V8 engine is powered by a twin-turbocharger which has been designed to help reduce lag and improve durability. [Source: Engine Technology International, Mar’16]


New Light-Duty Diesel Options for US Market

In 2018 Ford will introduce a new 3.0L diesel engine to the F-150 pickup truck range, with GMC also following suite with a 1.6L turbo-diesel engine for the Terrain SUV. Light duty pickup trucks and SUVs accounted for 63% of sales in 2016, and these additions of new clean diesel options are set to boost […]


Turbochargers topping the list!

For the first time in history Wards top 10 best engines does not include a V8. “Automakers see downsizing, turbocharging and electrification as key strategies for delivering no-compromise powertrains that also are fuel-efficient, and this year’s list clearly affirms that strategy,” says WardsAuto Senior Content Director Drew Winter. [Source: The truth about cars, Dec 16]


New ‘Evo’ Petrol Turbo Engine for Volkswagen Golf

2017 will see a number of changes to the Golf range, including an updated TSI engine. The new turbocharged petrol direct-injection will be available in the ‘1.5 TSI Evo’, as well as a BlueMotion version. [Source: Engine Technology International – Nov’16]

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Chevrolet Cruze set to be first to achieve 50mpg in US

The new Chevrolet Cruze is their first diesel powered hatchback to be available in North America, and could also be the first non-hybrid this century to reach 50mpg on the highway, promoting a positive message to the US market about diesel engines. [Source: Automotive News, Oct,16]

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