More Details About the New D-4D Diesel Engine

The BMW-sourced new 1.6-liter D-4D diesel engine will make its Toyota debut on the Verso model starting next year and it will replace the old 2-liter D-4D diesel engine.
Toyota 1.6 D-4D Engine 3 photos
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Toyota 1.6 D-4D EngineToyota 1.6 D-4D Engine
Despite the fact that the new 1.6 develops 110 bhp, which is 14 less than the actual 2-liter D-4D, it is 20 kg lighter, comes with a newly-developed dual-mass flywheel, new engine mounts and a completely redesigned electrical interface. This makes it achieve a better fuel consumption, averaging 62.8 mpg and emitting 10 g less CO2 at 119 g/km.

Moreover, the engine has been tuned to deliver a faster throttle response throughout the rev range, with a good initial response at low rpm and a linear build-up of torque as turbo boost develops.

Using the new 1.6-liter D-4D, provisional figures indicates that the new Verso will get from 0 to 60 in 12.7 seconds and it will reach a top speed of 115 mph.

Check the photo bellow for more info on the new diesel engine.
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