Fiat 0.9L TwinAir Engine Uses BorgWarner Technology

Downsizing is the way to go in the contemporary automotive industry, but the process is more complex than it might seem, with all the little details being importnat in the race to cut fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. One perfect example of a downsized poerplant is Fiat’s 0.9-liter TwinAir gasoline and we’re here to zoom in on a component that might not seem important at first glance: the ignition coil.

BorgWarner today announced that the little TwinAir unit uses its compact, modular ignition coils in order to save space, while being able to offer a high hp/liter rating and more reliable starts, all of which are necessary for an engine to be competitive on today’s market.

The company’s new lightweight plug top ignition coils rely on magnetic circuitry technology, which brings benefits like reduced size, in order to meet the tight instalation requirements of the engine. In addition to that, the new ignition technology offers higher combustion energy and greater ignition voltage, which helps the mill return a higher fuel efficiency and cut emissions.

New synthetic materials and innovative, secure component connection technology inside the body of the ignition coil improves reliability and durability. Its modular construction offers basic components as well as variable, customer-specific elements such as the attachment device, housing, connector and its respective connection angle – providing car makers with proven, reliable ignition coil technology that can be customized quickly,” a company statement reads, offering us details about the part’s construction.
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