23 May '15, 6am

Toyota Exhibits High-thermal-efficiency 1.5L Engine (日経BP)

The front side of the 1.5L engine. The front and rear sides are for air suction and exhaust, respectively. [Click to enlarge image] The part to be placed in the path of water cooling the engine. It makes cooling water easily flow in the upper part of the cylinder. [Click to enlarge image] The 4-2-1 piping for air exhaust [Click to enlarge image] The rear side of the engine [Click to enlarge image] Toyota Motor Corp exhibited the "2NR-FKE," a new 1.5L Atkinson-cycle gasoline engine, at Automotive Engineering Exposition 2015. It was employed for the new model of the Corolla released in April 2015. The new engine is one of the 14 high-thermal-efficiency engines that Toyota will launch by the end of 2015. The 1.5L engine uses the same framework and parts as the 1.3L engine launched in 2014. But, with a longer piston stroke, it has a rational structure, the company said. The di...

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