Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. recently demonstrated a live engine durability test on the Internet. Starting on Nov. 23, the company provided 24-hour coverage of a 200-hour durability test of a 4-cyl. engine to be fitted in the European Almera, which goes into production in January. The tested engine ran in the 5,500 rpm to 7,000 rpm range, with load equating to the weight of four passengers and luggage, along with a trailer. The engine was stopped every five hours for routine fluid-level and ...
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