Top 10 Greatest Car Engines Ever Developed By Automobile Manufacturers

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Automobile manufacturers through the years have been developing engines, which produce more horsepower and performance. They have developed mammoth sized engines, which exhilarates the senses.

Engineers have constantly pushing their boundaries to make their offering better than before. Today we tell you the top 10 greatest car engines ever built according to us, do let us know what you think and which you think is the best?

Ford EcoBoost!

One of the most humble engine, yet the most technologically advanced engine is from Ford. The American manufacturer developed a 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine, which fits on an A4 size paper and is known to produce 123 horsepower and phenomenal fuel efficiency at the same time.

Volkswagen 2.0-litre Engine!

German automobile manufacturers are known for precision and quality. Volkswagen has developed a 2.0-litre inline four cylinder, turbocharged engine. It is under the hood of the popular VW Golf R and churns out 300 horsepower, which is bred for racing enthusiasts.

Mercedes AMG 2.0-litre Turbocharged Engine!

Mercedes and AMG are known for developing performance focussed engines. Their 2.0-litre four cylinder turbocharged engine is offered in India with their CLA45 AMG and GLA45 AMG models. This engine has been tuned to produce 355 horsepower, along with 450 Nm of peak torque. It can accelerate to 100 kph from standstill in a matter of 4.6 seconds.

BMW M TwinPower Turbo 3.0-litre Engine!

BMW engineers have developed a special engine for their M4 Coupe and M3 models, which are available in India as well. Under the hood is a 3.0-litre inline six cylinder, M TwinPower Turbo engine. It generates 431 horsepower with 550 Nm of torque and a fuel efficiency of 10.75 kpl. This engine is capable of attaining top speeds of 250 kph and 0 to 100 kph dash comes up in 4.1 seconds.

Porsche Flat Six Engine!

Porsche is famous for their rear engine flat six engine that does duty in 911 GT3 and 911 GT3 RS supercars. On offer are a 3.8-litre and a 4.0-litre engine that powers Porsche 911 GT3 and Porsche 911 GT3 RS respectively. The 3.8-litre engine produces 475 horsepower, while the 4.0-litre engine produces significantly more power. It is considered as the best 911 models built by the German manufacturer till date.

Ferrari 3.9-litre V8 Twin-Turbo Engine!

Italian supercar maker, Ferrari developed a 3.9-litre, V8 twin-turbocharged engine for their California T and 488 GTB models. This engine from the Prancing Horse develops 659.5 horsepower and can accelerate from 0 to 100 kph in three seconds flat.

Mercedes AMG Twin-Turbo 4.0-litre V8 Engine!

Mercedes AMG has developed a focussed performance engine for their AMG GT-S and AMG C63 models. German engineers have produced a V8 4.0-litre engine, which is Twin-Turbocharged. It produces 510 horsepower, along with 650 Nm of peak torque performance. It can sprint from 0 to 100 kph in 3.8 seconds and an hit top speeds of 310 kph.

Dodge 6.2-litre V8 Supercharged Engine!

The Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat and Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat use a common 6.2-litre V8 supercharged engine. This engine from Dodge is capable of generating 707 horsepower and 881 Nm of torque. It is one of the most powerful and performance focussed engines developed by Dodge engineers.

General Motors 6.2-litre V8 Supercharged Engine!

General Motors has developed a 6.2-litre V8 supercharged engine for their Chevrolet Corvette Z06 and Cadillac CTS-V. This engine is capable of producing 650 horsepower and 881 Nm of peak torque output. It is capable of sprinting from 0 to 100 kph in a matter of three seconds flat.

Lamborghini 6.5-litre V12 Naturally Aspirated Engine!

Lamborghini has constantly focussed on developing naturally aspirated engines. The Italian supercar maker has provided its Aventador with a 6.5-litre V12 engine. It produces 700 horsepower and 690 Nm of peak torque output. Aventador can attain speeds in excess of 350 kph and can accelerate from 0 to 100 kph in a matter of 2.9 seconds.

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Story first published: Monday, July 20, 2015, 15:18 [IST]
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