GENEVA – A plethora of large-displacement engines produced by European auto makers was one of the notable developments of the recent Geneva motor show here. Granted, most of the Geneva show’s cubic-inch-enhanced powerplants are targeted at the exclusive end of the market and are hardly volume-oriented. But the new European fascination with displacement – eschewing the forced induction/smaller displacement route to high power traditionally favored by Europe’s auto makers – seems to take ...
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