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Small Turbo Engines Could Be Replaced By Larger Units In Pursuit Of Lower Emissions

large four-cylinder engines, small v8s and turbocharged three-cylinder donks - all have been trialled over the years as carmakers seek the ultimate compromise between power and economy. but each has proven to be just that - a compromise - as big 4s were too thirsty and small v8s didn’t produce enough power. turbocharging has been seen as the leveller, particularly since around 2010, with some carmakers featuring turbines attached to smaller engines in almost every model.
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