Monday, September 5, 2011
Porsche confirmed that there engineering work is progressing on a four-cylinder horizontally opposed gasoline engine, details of which were first revealed by Autoweek earlier this year.
The "looks" set to become an integral part of Porsche’s future model plans. Some suggest this to be offered on the third-generation Boxster and second-generation Cayman later on in their respective model cycles.
The two versions of the new engine are under development : a base 2.0-liter and larger 2.5-liter unit. The 2.5-liter unit is said to make up to 380 hp in its highest state of tune.