Monday, September 5, 2011

The New four cylinder Engine of Porsche

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.
Porsche's classic horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine that has just been upgraded for service in the new 911, the new four-cylinder unit uses a combination of light pressure turbocharger induction and piezo guided direct injection.

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.