International Engine of the Year 2016 are the most important competition in terms of mechanical at the global level. Also well-known in our country as prizes to the best engine of the year, are chosen by an extensive panel of judges, formed by 62 journalists from 31 different countries. In the edition of this year we will have a clear winner: V8 biturbo engine of 3.9 liters used in the sporty Ferrari 488 GTB.
This mechanism, also used by the Ferrari California T, has taken the award for best engine of the year, but also of his category for the front, the engine prestacional and the new engine. In total four awards for one of the first turbo of the history of the Italian brand. In other categories we will see how Ford repeats in engines less than one liter and the 1.5 turbo of the BMW i8 (best engine of the year past) have a place in the list.
Best Engine of the Year 2016
In the top category gets the prize V8 biturbo engine of 3.9 liters of the Ferrari 488 GTB and California T. This mechanism achieves nothing less than 670 HP and 760 Nm and catapult the 488 GTB from 0 to 100 km/h in 3 seconds. Get dethrone so the 1.5-litre, 3-cylinder, of the BMW i8, which won in 2015, and this year is in the second position. Closes the podium the new engine turbo six-cylinder and 3.0-liter Porsche, equipped in the new range of 911.
Engines Less than 1 liter
In the category of smaller engines, Ford repeated a victory another year with his Ecoboost 999 cubic centimeters. This engine that delivers from 100 to 140 HP is equipped in various models of the range, from the Ford Fiesta to the Mondeo, passing by the Tourneo. Behind him is another three-cylinder turbo with the same cubicaje, but made by Volkswagen. It is used in models best-sellers such as the Audi A1, SEAT Ibiza or vw Polo.
Engines of 1 to 1.4 liters
PSA back to win in the category of between 1 and 1.4 litres for their 1.2 turbo three-cylinder. A mechanical of the that you can enjoy in models of Peugeot such as the 208, or in some Citroën as the C4 Cactus between other models of PSA. Behind him stood the 1.2 three-cylinder turbo source BMW, which is used for the MINI One. He’s still the 1.4 TFSI hybrid of the Audi A3 e-tron and Volkswagen Golf GTE.
Engines of 1.4 to 1.8 liters
In this category is made with the award which was engine of the year 2015. The 1.5 turbo three-cylinder hybrid used by the BMW i8 had to appear somewhere and here we are. It is still another engine of the German mark, the 1.5 turbo used in models of the Series 1, Series 2 and even by MINI. The third place is for the 1.8 TFSI Audi, which is mounted on the Audi A3, SEAT Ibiza Cupra or Volskwagen Polo GTI.
Engines of 1.8 to 2 liters
Mercedes-AMG repeats as winner of this category. Your engine turbo 2-liter four-cylinder engine remains a benchmark. We will find this powerful engine of 360 HP in the compact models from Mercedes-AMG, that is to say, A 45 AMG, CLA 45 AMG and GLA 45 AMG. Sneaks another four-cylinder, the 2.0 TFSI Audi, which is used for model performance as the Audi S3, Audi TT or SEAT Leon Cupra.
Engine 2 to 2.5 litres
Another Audi is the winner in the category of 2 to 2.5 litres. The 2.5 TFSI is the seventh year that occupies the top of this category, we are not surprised considering that is mounted in the Audi RS3 and the RS Q3. Is the new engine turbo four-cylinder and 2.5-liter Porsche, which has been released by the 718 Boxster S. In the third position the 2.3 Ford EcoBoost that appears in the new Focus RS.
Engines of 2.5 to 3 liters
The winner in this category is the second-ranked engine of the year 2016. The new engine turbo Porsche with six cylinders and 3.0 liters has been released for the new 911 and is the winner. The engine twin-turbo V6 3.0-liter of the BMW M3 and M4 (last year’s winner) achieves a second position, and we agree, because we have already tested. As a curiosity it is also used for the exclusive M4 GTS.
Engine 3 to 4 liters
Past the threshold of 3 liters is the territory of Ferrari. The V8 biturbo engine of 3.9 liters of the Ferrari GTB also wins in this category. Follow the V8 biturbo 4.0-liter Mercedes-AMG, used by the AMG GT or C63 AMG. After we find the already classic boxer engine of four liters riding the sporty Porsche 911 GT3 RS.
Engines of more than 4 liters
For engines with more than 4 litres, it returns a Ferrari in the list, in this case the exclusive F12tdf with its powerful engine V12 6.3-liter. Behind him is the V10 of 5.2 liters made by Audi that is present in the Audi R8 and also Lamborghini Hurricane.
category motor green those engines more focused on the care of the ecology. Here will highlight the electrical mechanics of the Tesla Model S and Model X. Behind them the engine of the year 2015, the 1.5 three-cylinder of the BMW i8. After it sneaks into the list the mechanical hybrid T8 of the Volvo XC90 and S90.
Among the new engines is re-crowning the engine twin turbo Ferrari V8 3.9 liter, absolute winner of the contest. We are still the engine two liters hybrid nombrábamos before Volvo. Closes the list the engine six cylinders and 3.0 liters Porsche, the first turbo its history.
we Close the list with the high-performance engines. As you can imagine the mechanics of the Ferrari 488 GTB turns out to be the winner. In second place we have the other engine of the ‘cavallino’, the V12 6.3 who won in your category. In the third place there is also no surprises, and place the 4.0-liter boxer Porsche 911 GT3 RS.
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