Renault SA extends its partnership with Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. by way of a new, jointly developed 2L 4-cyl. turbodiesel delivering as much as 175 hp and a hefty 265 lb.-ft. (360 Nm) of torque, cited as the most powerful in its size class. This is the fourth engine – and the first diesel – from the Franco-Japanese Alliance since its creation in March 1999, and benefits from shared research and development technology, as well as from the cost advantages of a common supplier base. First ...

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