05-17-2010, 10:47 AM #1
M57 Diesel engine edges the N54 off Ward's 10 Best
The full list of this year's winners:
BMW AG: 3.0L DOHC I-6 Turbodiesel
Audi AG: 2.0L TFSI Turbocharged DOHC I-4
Toyota Motor Corp.: 1.8L DOHC I-4 Hybrid
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd.: 2.5L Turbocharged DOHC H-4 Boxer
Volkswagen AG: 2.0L Turbocharged DOHC I-4 Diesel
Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd.: 4.6L DOHC V-8
Ford Motor Co.: 2.5L DOHC I-4 HEV
Audi AG: 3.0L TFSI Supercharged DOHC V-6
Ford Motor Co.: 3.5L Twin-Turbocharged DOHC V-6
General Motors Co.: 2.4L DOHC I-4
05-17-2010, 08:48 PM #2
That is pretty remarkable but it seems they are placing emphasis on fuel efficiency.
05-17-2010, 08:55 PM #3
Seems where things are going in general, with the CAFE standards getting much more harsh.
05-17-2010, 09:06 PM #4
05-17-2010, 10:57 PM #5
Yeah, embrace the hybrid (dumb) when the diesel is the better way to go. People don't do research, they listen to market propaganda, and wonder why they're spending so much.
05-18-2010, 12:36 AM #6