BIARRITZ, France – Perhaps influenced by the growing preference in Europe for diesels with their low-rev torque advantage, PSA Peugeot-Citroen has developed its newest, most-powerful gasoline engine to deliver an almost diesel-like linear torque curve. Continuously variable valve timing is used for the first time in a PSA gasoline engine for the 2L 4-cyl. coded EW10 J4S. The variable-valve-timing system tailors torque output to deliver a peak of 149 lb.-ft. (202 Nm) at 4,750 rpm – and at ...

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