TURIN — The new DaimlerChrysler AG Jeep Liberty sport/utility vehicle will be built for export markets with an all-new turbodiesel engine developed and built in Italy by VM Motori. The new powerplant is a 2.5L DOHC 4-cyl. with a common-rail fuel injection system. The engine produces 140 hp at 4,000 rpm and a maximum of 230 lb.-ft. (312 Nm) of torque as low as 1,800 rpm. VM Motori, part of Detroit Diesel Corp., which recently was acquired by DC, says its engine is the most powerful in its ...

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