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Ferrari biturbo V8 is Engine of the Year 2018

Dino Eisele
Engine of the Year 2018
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Third place in the engine ranking was again won by a Ferrari engine: the 6.5 liter V12 from the F errari 812 Superfast. He received 158 points from the international jury. The Porsche engine reached 198 points, the Ferrari won with 486 votes.

Ferrari V12 is the best newcomer

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The V12, which has been drilled out to 6.5 liters, ensures a lot of driving pleasure -Motor in the 812 Superfast, which brings a whopping 800 HP and a maximum torque of 718 Nm to the start.

The panel selected the 6.5-liter V12 from the Ferrari 812 Superfast and the new 4.4 as the best new releases -Liter V8 from the BMW M5 and the three-liter twin-turbo six-cylinder engine that works in the Mercedes CLS, among other things. A sporty unit also prevailed in the popular category of engines between 1.8 and 2.0 liters. With 264 votes, the two-liter turbo from the Porsche 718 Boxster and the 718 Cayman ranks just ahead of the AMG counterpart from the A45 AMG and the two-liter turbo from the Honda Civic Type R. The dominance of the three-cylinder turbo from Ford is broken by the victory in the downsizing group under one liter. Here, the three-cylinder from Volkswagen came out on top.

In addition to the International Engine of the Year prize, prizes were also awarded in a total of eleven other categories, including the best performance engines, the best “green” drives or the best engines over 4.0 liters. The top 3 inYou can see each category in our photo show.

BMW is serial winner of the Engine of the Year award

The engine award is awarded annually by an international jury of 68 automotive journalists from 32 nations. Each juror can award 25 points for his top 5 models - a maximum of 15 points per engine, with a minimum of one vote. The prize was awarded for the first time in 1999. Incidentally, BMW is the serial winner in the “International Motor of the Year” election. Bayern was able to record six overall wins and numerous category wins. Behind them are Toyota, Honda, VW, Ford and Ferrari with two wins each in the overall classification.


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