Infiniti VC-T: the engine of variable compression is ready to be produced

Infiniti VC-T

The new engine of variable compression VC-T of Infiniti is ready to be produced in series.

More than two decades of development has taken Infiniti to be able to get to this point. And is that the well-known premium brand has unveiled the first engine variable compression of its history. And yes, it is ready to be produced. The new engine VC-T of Infiniti is described by the company as one of the internal combustion engines most advanced ever created. And while his official presentation will take place at the end of September during the Paris motor show 2016 we can already take a look at the first details and images.

With four-cylinder and a turbocharger, this petrol engine VC-T will be a big change for Infiniti, so says Roland Krueger, President of Infiniti Motor Company, for a few official statements:

“this Is a revolutionary step in the way towards the optimization and the efficiency of the internal combustion engine. With this technological advancement can offer the performance of engines of large displacement, but, at the same time, have a great efficiency in consumption and emissions is concerned”.

Infiniti VC-T

The new engine VC-T of Infiniti will be officially presented at the Paris Salon 2016.

the ingenuity of the technology of the new engine VC-T of Infiniti lies in its ability to “transform” without problems and raise/lower height to reach the pistons. As a result, the displacement of the engine changes and the compression ratio can be vary anywhere between 8:1 and 14:1. Automatically and depending on the requirement of driving time the engine is adapted to offer the maximum performance or efficiency.

And is not the only advantage (efficiency) that provides the VC-T developed by Infiniti. The brand stresses that has reduced considerably the levels of noise and vibration. In addition, the engine is much lighter and more compact than the engines of conventional technology comparable.

As we have said at the beginning of the article, the staging of a new engine VC-T-Infiniti will take place during the Paris Salon 2016 the 29th of September. It will be then when we know the rest of the details about this interesting engine that, without a doubt, we must follow very closely.