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Mercedes refuses to 5.5-liter turbocharged V8 engine in favor of a smaller volume

Mercedes refuses to 5.5-liter turbocharged V8 engine in favor of a smaller volumeMercedes refuses to 5.5-liter turbocharged V8 engine in favor of a smaller volume

Mercedes refuses to 5.5-liter turbocharged V8 engine in favor of a smaller volumeMercedes refuses to 5.5-liter turbocharged V8 engine in favor of a smaller volume

Place the old 5.5-liter V8 will take a more compact and economical four-liter M178 engine with the same arrangement of cylinders and two turbochargers, first established in the sports car Mercedes-AMG GT. Place the old 5.5-liter V8 will take a more compact and economical four-liter M178 engine with the same arrangement of cylinders and two turbochargers, first established in the sports car Mercedes-AMG GT.

The company Mercedes-Benz vehicles equipped with stop of line AMG 5,5-liter V8 with two turbochargers after 2016, says the publication Autocar.

Motor with an internal designation M157 was introduced relatively recently – in 2011. Weighing 204 kg engine was designed for 577 hp Power and thrust 900 Nm. Note that we are talking about limiting values – to “junior” model output of the power plant could be lower.

M157 engine equipped with AMG-Mercedes version with an index of 63 (G63, S63, CL63, and so on), which is left over from the 6.2-liter “aspirated» V8. The last application of this engine will be crossover GLE63 AMG, designed to compete with the BMW X6M, as well as an open version of the coupe S-Class.

Place the old 5.5-liter V8 will take a more compact and economical four-liter M178 engine with the same arrangement of cylinders and two turbochargers, first established in the sports car Mercedes-AMG GT. In its current configuration it is able to develop up to 510 hp power and torque of 650 Nm. It can be assumed that as the development of the motor output will grow.

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