Home / Auto News / News article: Ferrari And Fiat Clean Out 2011 International Engine of the Year Awards - AutoGuide.com News
 |  May 19 2011, 1:01 PM

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.

[Source: Autoblog]

  • m3_pwns_all_cars

    You really can’t touch an M3. People just don’t understand – it’s not PEAK HORESPOWER – it’s AVERAGE HP under the ENTIRE CURVE. Make moderate amounts of toruqe – yet apply it across a 7000 RPM band? You have a car that people just don’t understand… Especially when it is beating “higher horsepower” cars.