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International Engine Of The Year Awards

  • 2016 Ferrari 488 GTB

    Ferrari has struck again. The Italian automaker's 3.9-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 has been named the 2017 International Engine of the Year, the second year in a row that it has received the prestigious title. The engine, referred to internally as the F154CB and found in the 488 GTB and 488 Spider, was recognized for its "explosive power" of 661 horsepower and 561 pound-feet of torque. Peak power comes at 8,000 rpm, while the bountiful amount of torque arrives at 3,000 rpm. It was enough to wow all 58 judges yet again. "Its blend of heart-thumping performance on both road and track, with a...

  • Ferrari 488 GTB
    Ferrari 488 GTB’s turbocharged V-8 voted 2016 International Engine of the Year

    The results for the 2016 International Engine of the Year awards are in, and the overall winner has gone to a perennial favorite of the awards: Ferrari [NYSE:RACE]. This year it was the twin-turbocharged 3.9-liter V-8 fitted to the 488 GTB that pleased the judges the most. Incredibly, this is the...

  • 2015 BMW i8
    BMW i8 Powertrain Voted 2015 International Engine Of The Year

    The sophisticated plug-in hybrid powertrain of the BMW i8 sports car has been rated the top engine in this year’s International Engine of the Year Awards, the official award of British publication Engine Technology International. The i8’s powertrain consists of a turbocharged 1.5-liter...

  • Ferrari 4.5-liter V-8 gasoline engine
    Ford’s 1.0-Liter EcoBoost Gets Engine Of The Year Gong, Ferrari Takes Performance Title

    Ford’s 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder engine has been named 2014 International Engine of the Year for an unprecedented third consecutive year. The tiny engine, which is already available in the Fiesta and coming soon to the Focus, managed to beat designs from the likes of Ferrari, McLaren...

  • Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
    Ferrari Fetches Another International Engine Of The Year Title

    There's no denying that Ferrari produces some amazing engines. The Italian automaker creates some of the world's most stunning cars thanks to their sultry lines but also to the powerplants that motivate them. The latest engine from the mighty minds of Maranello is a 6.3-liter V-12 unit built for...

  • Ford's award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine
    International Engine Of The Year Winners Named

    Every year since 1999, a worldwide panel of automotive journalists has been organized by Engine Technology International magazine, part of UKIP Media & Events. Their task is not an easy one: identify the best engines in the world, split into a dozen different categories. Since what defines a...

  • Fiat 500 TwinAir two-cylinder engine

    Two cylinders. A quarter of what many Americans consider the correct number, half of what you'll find in most economy cars. It's even a cylinder and over 100cc short of the smallest car engine on sale in the United States, the one liter (61 ci) three-pot found in the 2011 smart fortwo. Despite this, it's just won International Engine of the Year 2011. The motor in question is Fiat's 875cc (53.4 ci) TwinAir, inline, two-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine as found in the European market Fiat 500. Other than the unusually low cylinder count, what makes the engine so special? The technology...

  • 2010 Ferrari 458 Italia
    Fiat Twin-Cylinder Voted Engine Of The Year, Ferrari 458 Italia V-8 Gets Performance Title

    There are numerous publications, organizations and companies that hand out awards to the automotive industry for its various technical and design achievements, but few are so lauded as the winner of the International Engine of the Year competition. Judged by a panel of 76 of the world's top...

  • AMG 6.2-liter V-8
    AMG V-8 Storms International Engine Of The Year Awards

    There are many publications, organizations and companies that hand out awards to the automotive industry for its various technical and design achievements, but few are so lauded as the winner of the International Engine of the Year competition. Judged by a panel of 62 of the world's top automotive...

  • Porsche 3.8L flat-six engine
    Porsche Wins 'Best New Engine Of The Year' Award For 911 Carrera S 3.8-Liter Six

    The eleventh International Engine of the Year Awards winners have just been announced and this year it's been a big victory for Porsche, which has taken out the coveted ‘Best New Engine of the Year’ title for its 3.8-liter flat-six engine from the 911 Carrera S. Output of the 3.8-liter...

  • 2008 International Engine of the Year nominees chosen
    2008 International Engine Of The Year Nominees Chosen

    There are many publications, organizations and companies that hand out awards to the automotive industry for its various technical and design achievements, but few are so lauded as the winner of the International Engine of the Year competition. Judged by a panel of 62 of the world's top automotive...

  • International Engine of the Year awards announced
    International Engine Of The Year Awards Announced

    The ninth International Engine of the Year Awards winners have just been announced, and it’s a big victory for BMW yet again. The 3.0L straight-six twin-turbo engine from the 335i has won the title, with three other engines in the line-up also winning in their respective categories. One point...

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