At this year’s International Engine of the Year awards, Italian powerplants claimed half of the awards handed out. Fiat managed to win four of twelve awards with the company’s 875-cc TwinAir mill.
The Fiat engine achieved: Best New Engine of 2011, Green Engine of the Year, 1.0-liter Engine of the Year and International Engine of the Year. Ferrari, with its 4.5-liter V8 from the 458, acquired Best Engine Above 4.0-liters as well as Best Performance engine.
Germany’s BMW, Audi and Volkswagen did well with BMW taking four awards alone.