Honda confirmed that their models produced in Brazil will have the turbo engines of Earth Dreams series. Mercosur thrusters arrive in the coming months to equip a first step to Fit, City and Civic.
E n the context of a specialized press event held in Brazil, Honda officially announced the arrival in the region of the line thrusters Earth Dreams , in combinations of three-cylinder 1.0 liter 4-cylinder engine and 1.5 liters of displacement.
The thrusters will be adapted to function in flex mode, ie it can also be used with ethanol. The three-cylinder 1.0 turbo engine developed an output around 140 horsepower and will be responsible for giving life to the Honda Fit and Honda City, replacing the current 1.5-liter 4-cylinder, 120 hp of force.
The new turbocharged engines give life to Brazilian Honda in the coming months.
This engine uses the VTEC system with VTC (Variable Timing Control) and direct injection fuel and not only achieved more power and torque than the 1.5-liter naturally aspirated which replaced, but also improve from the standpoint of efficiency . Moreover also it arrives in the Mercosur variant 1.5-liter engine Earth Dreams turbo , which will boost the new generation Honda Civic will debut in a short time and that will also be produced in Brazil.
The series engines Earth Dreams offer an evolved VTEC system, which has reduced friction , low-inertia turbocharging and highly responsive, and direct injection technology fuel, which strikes a balance between high power and torque that is above atmospheric engines and at the same time giving it a excellent fuel economy .
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