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Volkswagen's new 1.0-litre engine is really powerful

By Faiming_low on 12 May 2015 in New technology

Attached Image VW has brought two all new turbocharged petrol engines and the latest-generation TDI diesels for light commercial vehicles to the Vienna Motor Symposium. While the 6.0-litre W12 which produces 600bhp and 900Nm of torque, is the 'most economical twelve-cylinder engine in the luxury car segment', we are more interested in the 1.0-litre engine as it is more relevant to us.
 
Based on the EA211, this 1.0-liter 3-cylinder TSI is capable of generating 268hp and 270Nm of torque thanks to a monoscroll turbocharger and e-booster. For comparison's sake, it was only a couple of years ago when BMW's straight-six engine needed 3.0-litres to produce a similar amount of power! While it is not known whether this is engine is ready for production or still in the development phrase, it is heartening to know that the future for internal combustion engine is still bright...

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Faiming_low
Written by Faiming_low
Since young, Fai Ming has always centered his life around cars. In fact his first word was 'car' and not 'mum' or 'dad'. Aren't kids cute?



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Pocus May 12 2015 11:40 AM
In the future with the advancement of technology, maybe even the smallest engines from the smallest motor company will have more than 130bhp, then the Cat A COE will be redundant. Such retrogressive policy is one of the failings of try to recategorize the COE system, which would have been more balanced if it's pegged to the OMV instead.
Gtsh253 May 12 2015 12:25 PM

In the future with the advancement of technology, maybe even the smallest engines from the smallest motor company will have more than 130bhp, then the Cat A COE will be redundant. Such retrogressive policy is one of the failings of try to recategorize the COE system, which would have been more balanced if it's pegged to the OMV instead.

Fully agree, simply $ catogory dont want to use, wasting Funds for policing 130HP cars and approvals, edging towards fraudulant policy, like favoring certain makes who benefits at tax payers expense

Hamburger May 12 2015 01:23 PM

if its from VW, it must be good.

Deranged May 12 2015 05:01 PM

So how does this compare to the award winning 1.0 EcoBoost by Ford? On paper, the stats of the VW 1.0 TSI certainly look impressive.

Sabian May 12 2015 05:57 PM

Would be good if they paired it with a DQ200.

Pocus May 12 2015 06:11 PM

Would be good if they paired it with a DQ200.


Good news is most probably not. The max tolerance for DQ200 is 250nm of torque. The new engine has 270nm. If they pair with DQ250, I might consider.
Sabian May 12 2015 06:27 PM

Good news is most probably not. The max tolerance for DQ200 is 250nm of torque. The new engine has 270nm. If they pair with DQ250, I might consider.

 

DQ250 is less problematic?

Ake109 May 12 2015 09:21 PM

I'd take the 2 liter v6 version of this please.

Enye May 12 2015 10:08 PM

DQ250 is less problematic?


Dq250 is the 6dsg wet gb

Dq200 is the 7dsg dry gb
Watwheels May 13 2015 08:05 AM

Let's get it straight. Is this engine going to be German Engineering or Mexico Engineering?

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