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The 2007 Engine of the Year Award results are in. The competetion is conducted by UKIP Media & events Automotive magazines, Britain’s largest group of technical motoring publications.

The results are spread into 11 categories, with some surprise winners including the BMW M5 engine for the best Performance and Above 4 Litre category!


Best New Engine of the Year

1. Volkswagen 1.4-litre TSI (Golf)
2. Toyota 3.5-litre V6 Hybrid (GS450h)
3. Chevrolet 7-litre V8 (Corvette Z06)
4. Mercedes-AMG 6.2-litre (CLK, ML)
5. Porsche 3.4-litre flat six (Cayman)
6. Honda 1.8-litre (Civic)

Best Fuel Economy

1. Toyota Hybrid 1.5-litre (Prius)
2. Honda Hybrid 1.3-litre IMA (Civic)
3. Fiat-GM Diesel 1.3-litre (Panda, Grande Punto, IDEA, Doblo, Lancia Ypsilon, Opel/Vauxhall Agila, Corsa Astra, Meriva, Tigra, Combo, Suzuki New Ingis)
4. Honda 3-litre V6 Hybrid (Accord)
5. Toyota 3.5-litre V6 Hybrid (GS450h)
6. Renault/Nissan Diesel 2-litre (Megane, Laguna)

Best Performance Engine

1. BMW 5-litre V10 (M5, M6)
2. Ferrari 4.3-litre V8 (F430)
3. Mercedes-AMG 6-litre bi-Turbo (SL65, CL65, Maybach)
4. Chevrolet 7-litre V8 (Corvette ZO6)
5. Porsche 3.8-litre (911)
6. BMW 3.2-litre (M3, Z4 M)

Sub 1-litre

1. Honda 1-litre IMA (Insight)
2. Toyota 1-litre 3-cylinder (Aygo, Yaris/Echo/Vitz, Citroen C1, Peugeot 107)
3. Ford 1-litre supercharged (EcoSport)
4. Smart Diesel 799cc (ForTwo)
5. Suzuki 1-litre (Wagon R+)
6. Smart 698cc (ForTwo)

1-litre to 1.4-litre

1. Volkswagen 1.4-litre TSI (Golf)
2. Honda Hybrid 1.3-litre IMA (Civic)
3. Fiat-GM Diesel 1.3-litre (Panda, Grande Punto, IDEA, Doblo, Lancia Ypsilon, Opel/Vauxhall Agila, Corsa, Astra, Meriva, Tigra, Combo, Suzuki New Ignis)
4. Peugeot-Citroen/Ford Diesel 1.4-litre (Citroen C2, C3, Xsara, Ford Fiesta, Fusion, Mazda 2/ Demio, Peugeot 1007, 307)
5. Toyota Diesel 1.4-litre (Yaris/Echo/Vitz, MINI)
6. Volkswagen 1.4-litre FSI (GDI) (VW Polo, Golf)

1.4-litre to 1.8-litre

1. Toyota Hybrid 1.5-litre (Prius)
2. Honda 1.8-litre (Civic)
3. MINI 1.6-litre Supercharged (Cooper S)
4. Renault Diesel 1.5-litre dCi (Clio, Modus, Megane, Scenic, Nissan Micra/March, Almera, Tiida/Note/Versa)
5. Peugeot-Citroen/Ford Diesel 1.6-litre
6. Toyota 1.8-litre VVTL-I 190

1.8-litre to 2-litre

1. Volkswagen/Audi 2-litre FSI Turbo (Golf GTi , Audi A3, A4, A6, Skoda Octavia, Seat Leon)
2. Honda 2-litre i-VTEC (Civic Type-R)
3. Honda 2-litre (S2000 (Europe/Asia))
4. BMW Diesel 2-litre (X3, 120d, 320d, 520d)
5. Renault/Nissan Diesel 2-litre (Laguna, Megane)
6. Mitsubishi 2-litre Turbo (Evo IX, Outlander/Airtek)

2-litre to 2.5-litre

1. Subaru 2.5-litre flat four Turbo (Forester, Impreza, Saab 9-2X)
2. BMW 2.5-litre (325, 525, Z4)
3. Honda Diesel 2.2-litre (Civic, Accord (Europe), CR-V, FR-V)
4. Mazda 2.3-litre GDI Turbo (6MPS)
5. Toyota Diesel 2.2-litre D-CAT (Avensis, Corolla Verso, RAV4, Lexus IS220d)
6. Fiat Diesel 2.4-litre JTD Multijet (Alfa 159, 166, Brera, Lancia Thesis, Fiat Croma) & Honda 2.2-litre (S2000 (North America))

2.5-litre to 3-litre

1. BMW Diesel 3-litre Twin Turbo (535d)
2. BMW 3-litre 6-cylinder (Z4, 330, 530, 630, 730)
3. Honda 3-litre V6 Hybrid (Accord)
4. Audi/VW Diesel 3-litre V6 (A4, A6, A8, Q7, Touareg, Phaeton)
5. Jaguar Diesel 2.7-litre V6 Twin-Turbo (S-Type)
6. BMW 3-litre 6-cylinder (330, X3, X5)

3-litre to 4-litre

1. BMW 3.2-litre (M3, Z4 M)
2. Toyota 3.5-litre Hybrid (GS 450h)
3. Porsche 3.8-litre (911)
4. Porsche 3.6-litre Turbo (911 Turbo)
5. Toyota 3.3-litre Hybrid (Lexus RX 400h)
6. Audi 3.2-litre V6 FSI (A4, A6, A8)

Above 4-litre

1. BMW 5-litre V10 (M5, M6)
2. Ferrari 4.3-litre V8 (F430)
3. Mercedes-AMG 6-litre bi-turbo (SL65, CL65, Maybach)
4. Volkswagen Diesel 5-litre V10 (Touareg, Phaeton)
5. Chevrolet 7-litre V8 (Corvette ZO6)
6. Ferrari 5.7-litre V12 (612, Superamerica)




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