Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Sunday November 23, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
NASIOC
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC General > News & Rumors > Non-Subaru News & Rumors

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-10-2008, 04:39 PM   #1
AVANTI R5
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 73805
Join Date: Nov 2004
Default Mercedes-Benz unveils new four-cylinder diesel lineup

Quote:
Mercedes-Benz unveils new four-cylinder diesel lineup





Mercedes-Benz announced a new range of four-cylinder diesel engines today, reiterating their focus on reducing engine size while maintaining performance. The new lineup delivers better economy and power levels than Mercedes’ previous generation of four-cylinder diesel engines, with the most powerful variant delivering 20% more power and torque than the outgoing powerplant.

The range topper is a new 204hp 2.1L unit with a peak torque of 500Nm – as much twist-force as a petrol V8. Despite the increase in power and torque, the new four-cylinder diesel burns substantially less fuel than its predecessor and as a consequence CO2 emissions are reduced by as much as 13% and are now in line with future EU5 emissions standard.


The extra performance comes from several tweaks to the injection and common-rail system, now in its fourth generation, as well as an increase in fuel pressure, higher turbo boost from new twin-stage turbochargers, more efficient intercoolers and exhaust recirculation and improved fuel and water pumps.


The new engine lineup will initially be offered in the C-Class sedan. It will come in three guises: 250CDI with 204hp, 220 CDI with 170hp and the 200CDI with 136hp. There are also plans to put the engine into SUV’s, as well as install it in hybrids and possibly combine it with Mercedes’ BLUETEC technology. The top of the line 250CDI will accelerate from 0-60mph in about 7.7 seconds and still return fuel economy of 46mpg.
http://www.motorauthority.com/cars/m...diesel-lineup/
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
AVANTI R5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-2008, 04:47 PM   #2
Stanley
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 7374
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: North Bay, SFCA
Vehicle:
2007 Grandpamobile
BlingBlingBlue

Default

a 2.1 liter diesel with just over 200hp? That is impressive. I am not holding my breath that it will show up stateside in bluetech any time soon, though.
Stanley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-2008, 04:58 PM   #3
Lantec
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 48685
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Coquitlam, B.C.
Vehicle:
2010 Prius
Silver

Default

Please bring that to Canada PLEASE!
Lantec is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-2008, 05:13 PM   #4
E. Nick
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 8489
Join Date: Jul 2001
Chapter/Region: BAIC
Location: Atherton, CA
Vehicle:
1978 Plymouth Volare
Maroon / White Vinyl

Default

Smart 25 AMG FTW
E. Nick is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-2008, 07:19 PM   #5
Hazdaz
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 14611
Join Date: Jan 2002
Default

370 lb/ft of torque from a 2.1L - now that is big news.
And I wouldn't doubt about seeing that engine here in the US, after all I believe Europe's diesel emission rules are going to get more strict in the not to distant future, so M-B wouldn't have designed a whole new engine without accounting for these regulations.
Hazdaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-12-2008, 02:26 PM   #6
AVANTI R5
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 73805
Join Date: Nov 2004
Default






Quote:
How about this, Rudolf?


Rudolf Diesel, inventor of the diesel engine, turns 150 this year. Or, at least he would if he hadn't died 95 years ago. To celebrate (his 150th, not the death) Mercedes has announced a new four-cylinder diesel engine set to arrive this summer.


And it sounds like a doozy. It'll first appear in the C-Class as the C250 CDI, but it's actually a 2.1-litre, twin-turbocharged unit with common-rail injection.


With 201bhp and 369lb ft of torque, it's 20 per cent more powerful than the outgoing C220 CDI... and 25 per cent less thirsty - Merc says it'll return 52.3mpg in the C-Class.
All of which makes it sound like a serious competitor for the awesome engine in BMW's 123d, which produces almost exactly the same horsepower but only 295lb of torque.
That unit will haul the 1-Series to 62mph in seven seconds flat: 0.7 seconds quicker than the C250 CDI, but the latter is a bigger car.


Merc also plans to introduce two detuned versions of the 2.1-litre diesel engine later in the year, but you don't need to concern yourself with those.
The C250 CDI will go on sale in the UK in October. Here's hoping it'll make Rudolf proud.
http://www.topgear.com/content/news/stories/2763/
AVANTI R5 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mercedes Rolls Out New Four-Cylinder Engines for 2010 E-Class Sedan AVANTI R5 Non-Subaru News & Rumors 0 07-17-2009 03:10 PM
Mercedes-Benz to Bring 4-Cylinder Diesels to the U.S.? AVANTI R5 Non-Subaru News & Rumors 3 04-09-2009 07:03 PM
Mercedes-Benz launches new ‘Culture of Driving’ campaign AVANTI R5 Non-Subaru News & Rumors 1 03-19-2008 12:00 AM
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Wagon Spotted: Diesel Hybrid Engine Coming BlownGasket Non-Subaru News & Rumors 1 11-10-2007 04:29 AM
Mercedes-Benz builds new Pullman State Limousine (S 600) NYCshopper Non-Subaru News & Rumors 0 02-23-2007 12:34 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:19 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.