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gudeman00
03-10-2017, 04:01 PM
Wired News has an interesting look at the increasing trend toward smaller engines with increased output. Recently unveiled models that fit this description include the Lotus Europa S — which harnesses 200 hp in a 2.0-liter engine for a zero to 60 mph acceleration of 5.5 seconds — and Porsche's new 911 Turbo: packing 480 hp into a 3.6-liter engine, it can rip from zero to 60 mph in just 3.4 seconds. And don't cars to become any slower if and when alternative fuels such as hydrogen or ethanol become prevalent, Jamie Turner of Lotus told Wired. "All we are waiting for now is for the politicians to get their acts together."

http://www.techamok.com/?pid=124
http://www.wired.com/news/technology/0,70365-0.html?tw=wn_index_1

svt2srt4
03-10-2017, 04:02 PM
its call evolving technology, not a new concept:ftard:

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