Top new engines

Subtitle: AEI editors highlight the most significant powerplants of the new year and beyond. Ferrari V8 : the new 4.5-L engine for the 458 Italia challenges turbo units on power and specific output. -- Ford V6 : significant changes to the Duratec 37 for the 2011 Mustang result in Camaro-beating power with 30-mpg efficiency. -- Hyundai 2.4 Theta II GDI : the company revs output of its four-cylinder family with its first application of gasoline direct injection. -- Porsche Turbo flat six : direct injection and special dry-sump lubrication boost power and torque of the latest 911 Turbo powerhouse. -- Toyota V10 : nine years in development by Toyota and Yamaha, the 9000-rpm engine for Lexus' new LFA supercar boasts an abundance of titanium and a unique counterbalancer system.

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  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Illustrations;
  • Pagination: p. 16-29 : ill.
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01153780
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University Transportation Library
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Apr 1 2010 11:05AM