GMA launches second model, the T

GMA launches second model, the T.33, with a new version of the GMA V12 

Before the first customer deliveries of the sold-out T.50 have even commenced, Gordon Murray has released details of his follow-up creation, the T.33. Described as more of a Grand Touring supercar than the ultra-focused T.50, it retains the same 3.9-liter, naturally aspirated V12 engine layout of its forbear, albeit heavily revised by partner Cosworth and […]
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China Yuchai progresses with hydrogen IC engine development

China Yuchai, a manufacturer and distributor of engines for on- and off-road applications in China through its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company (GYMCL), says that its YCK05 hydrogen-powered engine has achieved stable operation during a recent demonstration at the Beijing Institute of Technology. The YCK05 is said to be the first functional hydrogen […]
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Audi unveils details of series hybrid Dakar racer

Audi unveils details of series hybrid Dakar racer

Audi Sport has started testing its Audi RS Q e-tron, with which it will take on the Dakar Rally in 2022. Audi will be the first OEM to compete in the event with a series hybrid, and challenge for overall victory. “The quattro was a game-changer for the World Rally Championship. Audi was the first […]
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Revised Subaru 2.5-liter makes European debut in the new Outback

Subaru has introduced its new Outback to the European market. At the heart of the updated vehicle, which will arrive in showrooms in April this year, is a heavily revised 2.5-liter Boxer engine and the OEM’s Lineartronic CVT. The direct-injection 2.5-liter, naturally aspirated, horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine has been heavily reworked. Subaru says that 90% […]
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GMA’s T.50 supercar undergoes first shakedown on track

On-track testing of Gordon Murray Automotive’s T.50 supercar has begun. A development vehicle was driven for the first time, with limited revs, around the Top Gear test track in Dunsfold, Surrey, UK, marking a major milestone for the program. The XP2 prototype was piloted by Professor Gordon Murray himself. Production for the supercar will commence […]
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Heavy-duty natural gas engine from Cummins

Heavy-duty natural gas engine from Cummins

Cummins has announced that its ISX12N+Endurant HD N powertrain will be made available to heavy-duty customers seeking to reduce emissions and increase the sustainability of their fleets. The fully integrated powertrain is capable of running on 100% compressed natural gas, liquid natural gas and renewable natural gas. When mated to one of the company’s Endurant […]
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Gordon Murray unveils track-only T

Gordon Murray unveils track-only T.50s, with redesigned Cosworth V12

Gordon Murray Automotive has unveiled its T.50s Niki Lauda track-focused supercar. Developed in parallel with the T.50, the T.50s has, the designer says, been conceived, designed and engineered to offer the ultimate on-track driving experience. It weighs just 852kg and will be powered by a revised V12, producing 725bhp, revving to 12,100rpm which is deployed […]
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McLaren debuts first series-production hybrid supercar, the Artura

McLaren debuts first series-production hybrid supercar, the Artura

McLaren has released details of its much-anticipated high-performance hybrid, the Artura, which will be the company’s first PHEV. At the heart of its powertrain is an all-new, 2,993cc twin-turbocharged V6 gasoline engine. With a power output of 576bhp, and 585Nm of torque, the dry-sump aluminum engine is compact and lightweight; at just 160kg it weighs 50kg […]
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BYD hits efficiency target with hybrid-specific engine

Chinese manufacturer BYD has launched a high-efficiency version of the 1.5-liter Xiaoyun engine, dedicated for use with PHEVs. The new engine is specifically built to accommodate the company’s DM-i hybrid technology, with a brake thermal efficiency (BTE) of 43%; its makers claim this makes it the world’s most thermally efficient gasoline engine in production. Eric […]
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BorgWarner updates truck turbos

BorgWarner has developed an upgraded version of its S410 turbocharger for the Mercedes-Benz Novo Actros extra-heavy truck. The new turbocharger equips the OM 460 engine from Mercedes-Benz in its three power versions: 450hp, 480hp and 510hp. According to the company, the turbo now features a compressor stage with a renewed design claimed to improve the […]
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