For Ferrari, the International Engine of the Year Awards was a record achievement; The Italians won in several categories, including the most important award of all - the title of "International Engine of the Year".
Ferrari won the coveted title with their twin-turbo V8, which is installed in the 488 GTB and the 488 Spider. Graham Johnson, Co-Chairman of the International Engine of the Year Award, said: "It’s a giant leap forward for turbocharged engines in terms of efficiency, performance and flexibility. It truly is the best engine in production today and will forever be remembered as one of the all-time greats."
In addition, the engine also won in the categories Best High Performance Engine and Best New Development, as well as in the 3-liter to 4-liter displacement class. The Ferrari 6.3-liter V12 naturally aspirated engine, fitted under the hood of the F12berlinetta and the F12tdf, also took victory addition in the category for engine with displacements over 4-liters.
With more than 63 judges from more than 30 countries, the title International Engine of the Year is one of the most coveted awards in the automotive industry.
Reference: AUTOMOBIL PRODUKTION, Gabriel Pankow, 20160602, www.automobil-produktion.de
Max. Torque: 760Nm @ 5000-6000 rpm
Max. Power: 670HP @ 6500-8000 rpm
Max. Speed: 8000rpm
Turbine Housing: Twin Scroll
Turbine Material: Ti-Al
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