Porsche has unveiled a new engine V8 twin-turbo

At the Vienna motor Symposium, which was held in May 2016, the Porsche has introduced a new V8 petrol engine with two turbines. This unit will replace the 4.8-liter “eight”, which is currently equipped with the Porsche Panamera and the Cayenne. It is expected that the first to receive new engine Panamera next generation. The basis of the new engine was taken 3.0-liter turbocharged the V6, familiar from the “charged” Audi S4 sedan and wagon new generation, and the engine itself was developed with an eye to the possibility of its use in hybrid power plants. It is reported that the new “eight” is already too universal. It can be used as a rear wheel drive module chassis at the MSB, and the front-MLB platform. Motor can operate either in a pair with an eight automatic ZF, either under development preselektivom with the same number of stages. The Porsche claim that the new Panamera Turbo This unit will produce 550 hp and 770 Nm. Recall that now the most powerful Panamera with a 4.8-liter “eight” develops 520 “horses” and 700 Nm of torque. The Germans are planning to equip a new engine system deactivation of the cylinders at low loads, as well as to optimize its work with the “start-stop” system. The company believes that these measures will increase motor efficiency by almost 30%. It is expected that after the new Panamera, “eight” will receive and Cayenne, as well as some models of Audi and Bentley. According to rumors, the same engine can be equipped and SUV Lamborghini Urus.

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