February 16, 2005
Engine Tech

Gearheads in the audience should be interested to learn about a new engine that doesn't need throttle butterflies. Instead, air metering done by varying the lift of the intake valve itself. Per cylinder no less. It's claimed to give an extra 10% boost in horsepower and economy. Of course, since it's Fiat, Alfa's parent company, we won't be seeing them any time soon. Ah well...

Posted by scott at February 16, 2005 09:42 AM

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