|All together now: He's got the|
whooooole world in his hands!
Even if you aren't a hardcore fan, you'll probably know that all companies are facing serious new regulations to help the trees stay huggable. Regulations aren't a new thing - they've been around for many years - but in the past few years, they have become fierce. Really fierce.
Due to this, there has probably been a lot of head scratching at many HQs by many CEOs. Most of their solutions seem to be downsizing the engines. This is perfectly logical in our everyday motors; your average Joe will not be affected if his 1.6L Golf gets replaced with a 1.4L turbo.
|You give this a smaller engine? I shall find you, and I shall kill you.|
But here we are in 2014, and not even clever turbo technology can save the company I'm talking about today: Porsche. Arguably, the German giant is hardly manufacturing gas guzzlers when you consider the type of cars they actually produce - the current Boxster will touch 40MPG - but the greenies are obviously still tapping their foot.
|THAT COLOUR THOUGH. Yuck.|
|Yes calipers, we see you and your redness.|
|The daddy of them all... is currently in a recall.|
According to Car Magazine, the 2L and the 2.5L units will make their debut in the Boxster, Cayman and the Cayenne. It is unsure where the 1.6L unit will come in. I'd have some money on the 2.5 making it into the basic 911 models too (shock horror!) based on those power and torque figures.
|In the parallel universe, the turbo engines will rev this high|
1.6L Porsches Are Coming, Grown Men Shall Cry Reviewed by Jack Cooper on 15:14 Rating: