These are the best engines of this year: long Live the V8 biturbo!

gala International Engine of the Year rewards, each year, in the best engines within 8 different categories, differentiated by displacements of: up to 1 litre, 1 litre and 1.4 litres, between 1.4 and 1.8 litres, between 1.8 and 2 litre, between 2 and 2.5 litres, between 2.5 and 3 litres, between 3 and 4 litres and 4 litres. And, in addition, awards to motor green, motor renewal of the year, electric motor and better motor all.

That prize is that which has been Ferrari with its V8 biturbo engine of 3.9 liters, mounted exclusively on the 488 GTB and its version Spyder. This engine straight out of the factory in Maranello, has taken the overall prize ahead of the 6-cylinder turbo Porsche, or the hybrid system mounted in the BMW i8.

The jury, composed by international journalists on the engine, have in mind, and it scores on performance, the car’s handling, consumption, or sound. Without more, we show the various categories and their winners.

Best engine of the year (Award for all)

Manufacturer Engine Some models that incorporate Score
Manufacturer Engine Models that mount Score
Ferrari biturbo V8 3.9 liter Ferrari 488 GTB and Spyder 251 points
Porsche 6-cylinder turbo 3-liter 911 Carrera and variants 216 points
BMW Hybrid, 3-cylinder, 1.5 liter + electric i8 151 points
Audi 5-cylinder turbo 2.5-liter Audi RS3 and Audi TT RS 139 points
Ford 3 cylinder turbocharged 1 liter Fiesta and Focus (among others) 136 points
Tesla Electric Model S and Model X 135 points
PSA , 3-cylinder turbo 1.2-liter Peugeot 208 and Citroën C3 (among others) 131 points

New Engine of the Year

Manufacturer Engine Some models that incorporate Score
Manufacturer Engine Models that mount Score
Honda V6 3.5-liter + electric Honda NSX 143 points
Mercedes 4-cylinder diesel 2-liter Class E 116 points
FCA twin-turbo V6 2.9-liter Giulia QV 115 points

Engine Green of the Year

Manufacturer Engine Some models that incorporate Score
Manufacturer Engine Models that mount Score
Tesla Electric Model S and Model X 202 points
BMW , 3-cylinder, 1.5 liter + electric i8 143 points
GM Electric Chevrolet Bolt 105 points

Electric Motor of the Year

Manufacturer Engine Some models that incorporate Score
Manufacturer Engine Models that mount Score
Tesla Electric Model S and Model X 325 points
BMW Electric i3 212 points
GM Electric Chevrolet Bolt 169 points

Engine of the Year up to 1 litre

Manufacturer Engine Some models that incorporate Score
Manufacturer Engine Models that mount Score
Ford , 3-cylinder, turbo-999 cm3 Fiesta and Focus (among others) 254 points
Volkswagen , 3-cylinder, turbo-999 cm3 AudiA1 and Volkswagen Golf (among others) 241 points
BMW 2-cylinder 647 cm3 i3 REX 123 points

Engine of the Year between 1 and 1.4 litres

Manufacturer Engine Some models that incorporate Score
Manufacturer Engine Models that mount Score
PSA , 3-cylinder turbo 1.2-liter Peugeot 208 and Citroën C3 (among others) 239 points
BMW , 3-cylinder turbo 1.2-liter MINI One 154 points
Volkswagen 4-cylinder turbo TFSI 1.4-liter Golf and Polo (among others) 115 points

Engine of the Year between 1.4 and 1.8 litre

Manufacturer Engine Some models that incorporate Score
Manufacturer Engine Models that mount Score
BMW , 3-cylinder, 1.5 liter + electric i8 157 points
BMW , 3-cylinder turbo Series 1 and Series 3 (among others) 128 points
Audi 4-cylinder TFSI 1.8-liter Polo GTI and Golf (among others) 103 points

Engine of the Year between 1.8 and 2 litre

Manufacturer Engine Some models that incorporate Score
Manufacturer Engine Models that mount Score
Porsche 4-cylinder boxer turbo 2 liter 718 Boxter and 718 Cayman 182 points
Mercedes 4 cylinder turbo 2 litre A45 AMG and CLA45 AMG (among others) 176 points
Audi 4 cylinder turbo 2 litre Audi TT and Golf GTI (among others) 164 points

Engine of the Year between 2 and 2.5 litres

Manufacturer Engine Some models that incorporate Score
Manufacturer Engine Models that mount Score
Audi 5-cylinder turbo 2.5-liter RS3 and TT RS 357 points
Porsche 4-cylinder boxer turbo 2 liter 718 Boxter S and 718 Cayman S 276 points
Ford 4-cylinder turbo 2.3-liter Focus RS 172 points

Engine of the Year between 2.5 and 3 litres

Manufacturer Engine Some models that incorporate Score
Manufacturer Engine Models that mount Score
Porsche 6-cylinder turbo 3-liter 911 Carrera and variants 310 points
BMW 6-cylinder biturbo 3-liter M3 and M4 135 points
FCA twin-turbo V6 2.9-liter Giulia QV 114 points

Engine of the Year between 3 and 4 litres

Manufacturer Engine Some models that incorporate Score
Manufacturer Engine Models that mount Score
Ferrari biturbo V8 3.9 liter Ferrari 488 GTB and Spyder 345 points
Mercedes biturbo V8 4 liters AMG GT and C63 AMG (among others) 204 points
Porsche 6 cylinder boxer 4 liters 911 GT3 and variants 174 points

Engine Year of more than 4 liters

Manufacturer Engine Some models that incorporate Score
Manufacturer Engine Models that mount Score
Ferrari V12 6.3-liter F12 and F12 tdf 203 points
Audi V10 5.2-liter R8 and Lamborghini Hurricane 153 points
Lamborghini V12 6.5-liter Winnower 75 points

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