PARIS – BMW AG and PSA Peugeot Citroen present their first two joint-venture engines meant to power future generations of the Mini and Peugeot and Citroen models. Both 1.6L aluminum gasoline engines use BMW’s variable valve timing approach to eliminate losses from a butterfly valve. The base engine is naturally aspirated, making 115 hp at 5,700 rpm and 118 lb.-ft. (160 Nm) of peak torque at 4,250 rpm. A full 103 lb.-ft. (140 Nm) of torque is available at just 2,000 rpm. New BMW-PSA ...
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