T he four-cylinder is trendy and is pushing in in recent years even in the luxury class or under the engine cover of sports cars. It's almost a bit like Pokémon Go, which is even played by adults.
More Performance, less consumption
Ever stricter emission and consumption regulations are forcing manufacturers to rethink. And they put eight, ten and twelve-cylinder engines on the defensive. Turbos and, above all, additional electric motors make the four-cylinder socially acceptable for large, luxurious and more powerful cars. Because the combined torque is sufficient to tackle vehicles weighing more than two tons.
The consumption is reduced to the level of small cars. According to the manufacturer, a BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance with 326 PS system power only consumes around 2.5 liters per 100 kilometers. In the Porsche Boxster and Cayman, the power goes up despite four instead of six cylinders. And the fuel consumption down accordingly. A new Porsche mid-engine sports car is more economical than the Beetle, with which it has the 4-cylinder boxer in common.
But the new four-cylinder not only can do a lot and still save, they also cost accordingly - they have long outgrown the Beetle price segment. We looked around the German market and picked out the ten most expensive four-cylinder cars. It is irrelevant whether additional electric power is supported. The main thing is that it burns fuel in four combustion chambers. The most expensive gasoline engine in our list is the BMW 740Le xDrive iPerformance with over 100,000 euros. The most expensive diesel is the Mercedes S for 300 hours87,762.50 euros.
We have prepared the top 10 for you in our photo show.