2011 Hyundai Sonata Won't Offer a v6 Option
According to a report by Wards, Hyundai Motor America will not offer a V6 engine in its next-generation Sonata mid-sized sedan lineup. The 2011 Hyundai Sonata will go on sale in the United States early next year.
Instead, the new Sonata will be...
BMW & VW Downsizing to 3 Cylinder Models
Expect to see smaller engines for BMW’s and Volkswagen’s future models, as high fuel prices and greater environmental concerns are pushing buyers towards engines with lower displacements and carmakers would be foolish to ignore the trend. VW’s plans to...
BMW, Mercedes-Benz considering 4-cylinder engines for the U.S. - egmCarTech We’ve been hearing it for some time now and today we have BMW officials speaking out on the matter. Both BMW and Mercedes-Benz have been considering bringing back 4-cylinder engines to the United States in an effort to...
Volvo to go 4 Cylinder Only
Engine downsizing is nothing new in this world of ever-tightening emissions regulations, but one automaker is making a bold push well ahead of any government mandates. Sources within Volvo say the Swedish automaker is moving towards a four-cylinder only lineup.
Recent articles point to Audi starting to offer 4 cylinders in their cars:
Audi to Offer Next Generation A8 w/ 4 Cylinder
Audi S4 & S5 go 4 Cylinder
Granted, these are turboed but apparently Acura was ahead of the game w/ the TSX. However, most other brands going turbo i4 instead of v6...
Acura's Production Plans for Coming Months Reflect Low Expectations
Date: January 24, 2009 13:33
Submitted by: Jeff
Credibility Rating: 7
Obviously things are getting pretty dire out there in showrooms across America, and Acura is not immune to this.
We have received...
Honda Planning v8 but Not Until 2015
November 26, 2008
By Peter Nunn
Maybe dreams do come true, after all. Americans who have long yearned for Honda to develop a production-car V8 engine may finally be getting their wish -- if recent comments made by Honda president Takeo Fukui are any guide...