Toyota unveils 1.2 litre turbo petrol engine

Toyota unveils 1.2 litre turbo petrol engine
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Toyota has added a new 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine to its engine line-up. Known as the 8NR-FTS, this 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine is available as an option on the updated Toyota Auris in the international markets. Toyota’s new engine uses a single-scroll turbocharger and gets cylinder-heads with integrated water-cooled exhaust manifolds to optimise exhaust temperature.

Toyota has added a new 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine to its engine line-up. Known as the 8NR-FTS, this 1.2-litre turbo-petrol engine is available as an option on the updated Toyota Auris in the international markets. Toyota’s new engine uses a single-scroll turbocharger and gets cylinder-heads with integrated water-cooled exhaust manifolds to optimise exhaust temperature.

This Toyota claims, allows the engine to be more responsive and deliver maximum torque over a wider RPM range, and deliver 114bhp at 5200-5600RPM and 18.9kgm of torque from 1500-4000rpm. The 8NR-FTS becomes the second turbo-charged motor in Toyota’s line-up of turbo petrol engines, with the first being the 2.0-litre turbo-petrol which powers the Lexus NX200t.

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