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International Engine of the Year 2019 Review

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International Engine of the Year

The winning engines from the seven class categories are shortlisted for the overall International Engine + Powertrain of the Year Award.

The Ferrari 3.9-litre biturbo V8 won last year, but who can take home the top prize in 2019?

Sub 150PS

  • BMW 1.5-litre three-cylinder turbo
  • Ford 999cc three-cylinder turbo
  • PSA Peugeot Citroen 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbo
  • Toyota / Lexus 1.8-litre electric-gasoline hybrid
  • Volkswagen 1.5-litre TSFI Evo
  • Volkswagen 999cc three-cylinder turbo

150PS to 250PS

  • Audi 2-litre four-cylinder TFSI
  • BMW 2-litre twin-turbo four-cylinder
  • BMW full-electric powertrain
  • Ford 1.5-litre three-cylinder turbo
  • Hyundai-Kia full-electric powertrain
  • PSA Peugeot Citroen 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbo

250PS to 350PS

  • Audi 2-litre four-cylinder TFSI
  • BMW 3-litre twin-turbo six-cylinder
  • Honda 2-litre turbo
  • Nissan / Infiniti 2-litre VC-Turbo
  • Porsche 2.5-litre turbo
  • Tesla full-electric powertrain

350PS to 450PS

  • Audi 2.5-litre five-cylinder turbo
  • BMW 1.5-litre three-cylinder electric-gasoline hybrid
  • BMW M 3-litre twin-turbo six-cylinder
  • Jaguar Land Rover full-electric powertrain
  • Mercedes-Benz 3-litre twin-turbo six-cylinder 48V ISG
  • Porsche 3-litre six-cylinder turbo

450PS to 550PS

  • BMW M 3-litre twin-turbo six-cylinder
  • Fiat Chrysler 2.9-litre V6 twin-turbo
  • McLaren 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8
  • Mercedes-AMG 4-litre biturbo V8
  • Porsche 3.8-litre boxer turbo
  • Porsche 4-litre boxer

550PS to 650PS

  • Audi 5.2-litre V10
  • BMW M 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8
  • Ferrari 3.9-litre biturbo V8
  • McLaren 3.8-litre twin-turbo V8
  • Mercedes-AMG 4-litre biturbo V8
  • Porsche 3.8-litre boxer turbo

Above 650PS

  • Ferrari 3.9-litre biturbo V8
  • Ferrari 6.5-litre V12
  • Lamborghini 6.5-litre V12
  • McLaren 4-litre twin-turbo V8
  • Porsche 3.8-litre boxer turbo
  • Tesla full-electric powertrain

Best New Engine

  • Audi / Lamborghini 4-litre V8
  • Ford 1.5-litre three-cylinder turbo
  • Hyundai-Kia full-electric powertrain
  • Jaguar Land Rover full-electric powertrain
  • Mercedes-AMG 2-litre turbo
  • Nissan / Infiniti 2-litre VC-Turbo

Best Hybrid Powertrain

  • BMW 1.5-litre three-cylinder electric-gasoline hybrid
  • Porsche 3-litre electric-gasoline hybrid
  • Porsche 4-litre turbo V8 electric-gasoline hybrid
  • Toyota / Lexus 1.8-litre electric-gasoline hybrid
  • Toyota / Lexus 2.5-litre electric-gasoline hybrid
  • Volvo 2-litre turbocharger supercharger electric-gasoline hybrid

Best Performance Engine

  • Audi 5.2-litre V10
  • Ferrari 3.9-litre biturbo V8
  • Ferrari 6.5-litre V12
  • McLaren 4-litre twin-turbo V8
  • Mercedes-AMG 4-litre biturbo V8
  • Porsche 4-litre boxer

Best Electric Powertrain

  • BMW full-electric powertrain
  • General Motors full-electric powertrain
  • Hyundai-Kia full-electric powertrain
  • Jaguar Land Rover full-electric powertrain
  • Renault / Nissan full-electric powertrain
  • Tesla full-electric powertrain