4.0-liter V8 Engine

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Video Highlights New Twin-Turbo 4.0-liter V8 Engine Of Mercedes-AMG

The twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 engine was introduced with the release of the Mercedes-AMG GT and GT S into the market. It was designed to serve as the replacement for the 5.5-litre twin-turbocharged V8 engine and was initially used on the AMG GT and C63. Mercedes-AMG released a promotional video providing information about the new engine, as shown on a report from The video provides an overview on the evaluation of the high-performance engine. Thomas Ramsteiner, Mercedes-AMG Manager for Development V8 Engines, and Jochen Schmid, Mercedes-AMG Manager for Mechanical Engine Development and Design, were featured on the video. It shows how the high-performance engine was evaluated to ensure it is… Continue Reading »


Report Hints At New 4.0-L V8 Engine Being Developed By AMG

An report revealed that a new turbo-charged V8 engine may be being developed by AMG for the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG. Unnamed sources have indicated that the naturally-aspirated 6.2-L V8 engine on the C-Class will be replaced with a turbo-charged 4.0-L V8 engine by AMG. The new V8 engine will feature a similar modular design that is used on the four-cylinder 2.0-L engine of the Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG and the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG. The two engines will use similar bore spacing, individual cylinder displacement, and other specs. The modification will not reduce the power offered by the vehicle. The 4.0-L forced-induction engine will offer 450HP of power, although it will… Continue Reading »


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