Porsche adds to its range of engines, a new block V8 Twin-Turbo.
These days Porsche and many other brands are showing their distinct novelties for the sector in the Symposium of the Engine for Vienna 2016 which is held annually in Italy. An event that with the passage of years, is gaining in media attention due to the fact that each time more, are the people who put it as the first factor of purchase, the performance, consumption and emissions of the engine equipped by the car in which they are interested.
In this case, Porsche has shown one of the major surprises that leaves us with this event. new V8 engine Twin-Turbo. An engine that we will see in the new generation of the Porsche Cayenne and the Panamera Turbo, and that, as we know, is very similar to the engine 3.0 V6 Turbo used by the Audi S4, although with a whole series of modifications to become an engine for the models of the signing of Stuttgart.
however, Porsche has not given many details about its new V8 engine Twin-Turbo, seems to be that you will be with the technology of cylinder deactivation as well as a so-called mode “half-engine”. The mode activate at low speeds to to reduce the fuel consumption by up to 30%. In addition, the engine would also have been designed by engineers with the purpose of being able to adapt to numerous systems with Start&Stop as well as for “applications” hybrid.
Depending on the model (front-wheel drive or rear) to where we are, the new engine V8 Twin-Turbo Porsche can be associated both to a gearbox eight-speed automatic as a dual clutch and five relationships.
As we say, the first models of Porsche to release this new block will be the next generations of the Cayenne and the Panamera Turbo. In this latter case, the V8 Twin-Turbo will produce a power of 541 HP and a maximum torque of 770 Nm. Will come to occupy the position of the current V8 4.8 Twin-Turbo and, yes, in addition to being more powerful, will offer fuel consumption and emissions further reduced.