Cylinder Deactivation

  • The Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, now with start/stop and cylinder deactivation

    Back in July we reported Lamborghini was working on new cylinder deactivation technology for the Aventador to help it achieve better fuel economy numbers. Turns out we were right. Lamborghini just announced a new engine stop-start system and cylinder deactivation for the 2013 Aventador. Lamborghini isn't taking the typical route of stop-start systems, rather it is using an innovative new technology which features high-performance capacitors called supercaps. This technology allows the engine to achieve extremely fast start-ups after shutting down at a stop light, enabling the engine to...

  • Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 live photos
    Lamborghini Aventador To Get Cylinder Deactivation, Stop-Start: Report

    Despite being on sale for a little over a year, the 1,000th Lamborghini Aventador has already rolled off the production line and soon the Italian supercar could be in store to receive its first series of updates. The updates are said to include new technologies aimed at improving the green...

  • 2013 Audi A3 leaked official sketches
    Audi Cylinder On Demand Tech Coming To More Cars, Possibly A3

    At the 2011 Frankfurt Auto Show last month Audi showed off three new models powered by its latest twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8, which will eventually power models from Bentley and perhaps elsewhere. One of the standout features of the new engine, which is debuting in the new 2012 Audi S8, S7...

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