Posts tagged “engines

Big German V8s Becoming Extinct? Turbos to Blame?

No, I don’t think they’ll be completely disappearing any time soon but they may become more difficult to find. And that may not necessarily be a bad thing. The trend towards smaller, more efficient gasoline engines has made its way to Germany’s big V8s.

Audi, BMW, and Mercedes Benz have begun, or plan to begin downsizing their big displacement, high performance V8s in favor of smaller, turbocharged versions boasting better gas mileage.