Ferrari has the best engine of the year: and has been awarded the International Engine of The Year 2016

The new edition of the awards International Engine of The Year has left us with an aftertaste very Italian, very Ferrari better. This selection of the best engines of the year according to a jury composed by 63 specialists in the world of the engine, has led to Ferrari and the 3.9 V8 Twin-Turbo 670 HP Ferrari 488 GTB to be awarded with 4 awards, three specific categories and in the most important category as best engine of the year 2016. Even so, what if we figured out what engines have been rewarded with the International Engine of The Year 2016.


Long absences and a few surprises in this edition 2016. The victory of Ferrari is well-deserved, but there are mechanics who have passed too unnoticed

awards International Engine of The Year 2016 have 12 categories, offering individual prizes as displacements, specific awards to more efficient engine, high-performance motor or engine more new, and a global prize that will turn the mechanical awarded the best engine of the year. This year, 2016 the maximum recognition has gone to the engine 3.9 V8 Twin-Turbo Ferrari 488 GTB, an engine which has served as a relay to the engine 4.5-liter V8 maximum power of 605 CV of the Ferrari 458 Speciale and the most recent Ferrari 458 MM Speciale, and that we should not confuse with the engine 3.8 V8 Twin-Turbo Ferrari California T with which it shares features, but with several differences.

International Engine of The Year 2016 (Global)

Engine Points
Ferrari 3.9 V8 Twin-Turbo (Ferrari 488 GTB) 331
BMW 1.5 Hybrid (BMW i8) 278
Porsche Boxer 3 litre Turbo (Porsche 911) 268
PSA 1.2 PureTech Turbo (Peugeot and Citroën) 180
Ford 1.0 EcoBoost (Ford) 157
Mercedes-AMG 2.0 Turbo (Mercedes-AMG A45, CLA 45 and GLA 45) 136
Ferrari 6.3 V12 (Ferrari F12 tdf) 107
Audi 2.5 TFSI (Audi RS3, the RS Q3 and TT RS) 94


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In the rest of categories, the awards 2016 have been pretty scattered. In the category of engines below 1000 cc, the prize has been for the engine Ford 1.0 EcoBoost, one of the pillars of the current range of Ford. In the category of 1 to 1.4 liters, the winner has been the 1.2 PureTech that used Peugeot and Citroën in models such as the Peugeot 2008 and the Citroen C4 Cactus. Climbing a step more, in the category , 1.4-to 1.8-litre found as the winner of the block of the 1.5-liter Turbo BMW used in hybrid configuration in the BMW i8. In the category of 1.8 to 2 litres the winner has been the 2.0 Turbo Mercedes used in models such as the Mercedes-AMG A45 with a power up to 381 HP.

sending us squarely in the categories of more displacement, is found as in the section of 2 to 2.5 litres the winner has been the block 2.5 TFSI Audi used in models like the Audi RS3 or Audi TT RS. In the category of 2.5 to 3 liters the winner has been the new block Boxer shorts 3-liter Turbo Porsche, premiered by the new Porsche 911. 3 to 4 liters the engine award-winning has been the engine 3.9 V8 Twin-Turbo Ferrari (one of the 3 awards in this edition). In the category of awards to engines of more than 4 liters of displacement, the prize has gone to another Ferrari engine, the new 6.3 V12 maximum power of 780 CV the Ferrari F12 tdf.

To close the round of accolades, the International Engine of The Year 2016, which include 3 separate categories that reward the engine more “green”, the most innovative and the highest performance. A year more, the electric motor of the Tesla Model S and Tesla Model X has been done with the award to the engine more “green”. For his part, engine-3.9 V8 Twin-Turbo Ferrari has also been done with the prizes motor most innovative and best high-performance motor with its 670 HP.

More information: UKIPME