Mini Reveals 1.5- and 2.0-Liter Twin Turbo'd Engines for New Hatch
Oct 01, 2013 12:05
MINI has revealed technical details about its upcoming generation. The new car will debut a new generation of powerplants that will "optimize the balance between driving thrills and fuel consumption yet again”, according to the automaker.
It will be the first to use both three-and four-cylinder engines, which they say will set “new standards in terms of output, performance, comfort and reliability.”
MINI has confirmed the 1.5 liter displacement of the 3 cylinder engine and the 2.0 liter displacement of the 4 cylinder unit. Both are twin turbocharged and feature direct injection with the larger engine most likely used by the Mini Cooper S.
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