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miura: the world’s first production car equipped with a transverse central - rear mounted v12 engine

Miura: the world’s first production car equipped with a transverse central - rear mounted V12 engine

In 1966, the Lamborghini V12 engine firmly established itself as an all-time legend when it was mounted transversally in a rear-mid position on the P400 Miura: the vehicle for which the term “supercar” was coined. Everything revolves around the Miura in the latest chapter of the V12 engine’s story, which has powered iconic cars for almost 60 years and come to epitomize the cornerstones of Lamborghini’s DNA: technological innovation, vision and engineering expertise. 2022 is the year of th

infiniti takes honorable prize home. details here!

INFINITI takes honorable prize home. Details here!

INFINITI’s VC-Turbo variable compression power unit gets Grand Austrian Automobile Award in the category “Environment” given by Automobile, Motor and Bicycle Association of Austria (ARBÖ). Honored for setting new standards and new benchmark in the field of efficiency and technology, INFINITI was also recognized as the star of the show. The experts of the automobile club have also honored the premium automobile brand for introducing the world the first production-ready engine with variable com

the advantages of boxer engine design

The Advantages of Boxer Engine Design

It is said that “boxer engines” get their name from the way that the pistons move. The pistons move horizontally, in an opposing, side-to-side manner sort of like two boxers punching at each other. Over the years, this unique design has been used from everything from Volkswagons, Porsches to Subarus and BMW motorcycles.  Boxer engines are an elegant engine design and offer natural advantages for automotive design engineers.  Let’s take a closer look at these unique engines. Engine balance

vauxhall's new large diesel engine

Vauxhall's New Large Diesel Engine

A new Vauxhall master piece power train will be unveiled in the "Insignia" and "Zafria Tourer" series at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, which will be live from 4-th to the 19th of October. A brilliant 2.0 litre diesel engine that is great to drive in long distance travel. Very smooth and quiet, you soon start forget it is even a diesel one. Impressive torque of 400Nm (295 lb-ft) is available from 1,750 to 2,500rpm, and maximum power of 170PS is accessed at just 3,750rpm with 14 per cent more

2014 engine of the year - results [images]

2014 Engine of the Year - Results [images]

Ford managed to scoop the International Engine of the Year Award for third consecutive time. The “star” is again the three-cylinder 1.0 liter EcoBoost engine which was recently updated. It now produces 140HP (103 kW) and is able to accelerate the new Fiesta from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.0 seconds. The engine is also super-economical – 4.5 liters / 100 km (52.3 mpg US or 62.8 mpg UK) on combined cycle with CO2 emissions of 104 g/km. The engine managed to gather 351 points from the jury putting i

Seat Leon Cupra by JE DESIGN

JE Design introduce the new renovated Seat Leon Cupra. The entire new body kit consists – from spoiler, side skirts, rear skirt, centre diffuser and rear wing. The price of the body kit is 1554 Euro, but it worth every single cent. The car is also equipped with LED-daytime running lights (additional 299 Euro), which complete the aggressive sporty look of the vehicle. JE Design took care about the performance too. The 2.0 litre TFSI engine is boosted all the way up to 285hp and 385N/m of t

A New Model Year - A New Range Of Additions And Enhancements From Volvo

A new model, new engines and new engine technologies are the key additions to the Volvo range for the 2010 model year, all of which offer enhanced drivability, lower CO2 emissions and improved fuel consumption. Volvo C30, S40 and V50 The Volvo C30 SportsCoupe, S40 saloon and V50 Sportswagon DRIVe models now all feature the intelligent new Start/Stop function which brings CO2 emissions down to 104 g/km and improves fuel consumption up to 72.4 mpg. The sports-inspired R-DESIGN specification an

Ecoboost Technology: Direct Injection Is Cool

Direct injection is one of the cool technologies that makes Ford’s new EcoBoost engine possible. The all-new engine delivers better fuel economy and reduced emissions as well as improved performance and engine refinement gives it a cool all its own. With an estimated, class-leading 355 horsepower, the 2010 Lincoln MKS with EcoBoost is expected to deliver best-in-class highway fuel economy of 25 mpg. With its premium EcoBoost engine, the new Lincoln will deliver more power and better highwa

Red-Hot Torture: New Ecoboost Engine’S Turbochargers Glow In Durability Testing

It’s difficult to get the twin turbochargers in the new Ford EcoBoost V-6 engine too hot under the collar.  Not that Ford engineers didn’t try. Working to ensure the long-life reliability of the dual-turbo, direct-injected engine, Ford put the new engine through a barrage of torture testing. One of the key areas of testing focused on the two turbos – key weapons in the EcoBoost strategy to deliver the performance of a V-8 with the fuel economy of a V-6.  Would their reliability match the

Nissan NV200 Offers Best In Class Cargo Efficiency

Nissan Motor Co. Ltd, announced today that its all-new NV200 compact van will offer best in class cargo efficiency when it goes on sale in 2009. Nissan’s engineers have made it possible to combine large cargo space (NV200 will offer the possibility to load up to 4.1 cubic metres) with the exterior dimensions of a compact segment van. The NV200 will also offer the possibility to maximise cargo space utility. The smart cargo floor layout allows accommodation of a standard Europallet between the

Ford Hits Vital Co2 Targets

Ford's latest C-MAX MPV delivers the lowest CO2 emissions in its segment.  Engineering developments to Ford C-MAX 1.6 TDCi models have resulted in emissions of just 119g/km of CO2. As a result vehicle excise duty (VED) for these models reduces immediately from £120 to £35.  There will be a further reduction to £30 from April 2009, when new VED bands come into force.  The official European Drive Cycle combined fuel consumption figure for these models is improved to 62.8mpg*. C-MAX is one of

Renault launches new alliance v6 dCi engine

The Renault-Nissan Alliance unveiled its brand-new V6 dCi diesel engine in the Laguna Coupé at the Paris Motor Show, in October. This engine is the first diesel V6 engine developed and produced by the Renault-Nissan Alliance. It will equip top of the range vehicles to meet the growing worldwide demand for engines that are powerful and yet fuel and CO2 efficient.   The Alliance cooperation has made it possible for both Renault and Nissan to offer a state-of-the art premium powertrain to their cus