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V12 Engine will no longer be installed on the BMW 7 Series

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The current modification of the flagship sedan - the last, which is installed on a 12-cylinder engine.

In today's V12 series, the only model is the M760Li. This limousine is equipped with a 12-cylinder power unit N74B66, equipped with a pair of turbochargers. Its volume is 6.6 liters, developed power - 585 liters. with.

Rumors about the termination of the installation of V12 on BMW cars were exaggerated before, but at first they did not materialize. Representatives of the group argued that the largest engine will not be put on the updated versions of the car carzaamin(.)com/blog/japanese-
stan/, but on the restyled version, shown in January of this year, the engine will remain.

Today the situation has changed: M. Flush, the head of the M division, gave an interview and he unequivocally confirmed that the days of the 12-cylinder engine are numbered.

In reality, the V12 version recently has a purely image “load”. For example, on machines of the same M-series, an 8-cylinder 4.4-liter power unit develops higher power: if it is the M5 Competition, then 625 l. with. Another reason for the rejection of the 12-cylinder "monster" is the tightening of WLTP certification requirements adopted in the European Union since last fall. That is why the concern was supposed to release only 130 AMG S65 sedans.
The prototype of the Toyota GR Super Sport hypercar was seen on the racetrack
On tests, a prototype of the Toyota GR Super Sport hypercar was noticed. Behind the wheel sat the CEO of the Japanese brand. The used car carzaamin(.)com will be shown in the version for public roads and for racing.

The new generation of the Supra sports coupe may be the most powerful Toyota on the market today. But let's keep in mind that it will not remain so much longer - the brand’s engineers are already experiencing a hypercar whose power is three times the power of the Supra. We are talking about GR Super Sport, a hypercar that is currently being developed as a model for driving on public roads, as well as a racing car that will participate in the newly created FIA hypercar class during the 2020/21 World Endurance Championship racing season.

Version of the new track for racing will actually be based on the road car, and today we have a rare opportunity to see the prototype in action. Filmed on Fuji Speedway in Japan, the GR Super Sport was completely disguised, and none other than its CEO and President, Akio Toyoda, was driving it.

In the version for public roads, the new GR Super Sport will be the “spiritual” heir to the road version of the TS020 GT-One concept of the late 1990s.

It is possible that the hypercar will use a hybrid installation with a capacity of somewhere around 1000 horsepower. The showcar of the same name had a total power of 986 hp - 2.4-liter V6 and two electric motors.

It is important to mention that a racing car will not be as powerful as, in accordance with the rules of racing, the power should be limited to 750 hp and the weight should not exceed 1100 kg. If in the race cars of the Japanese team a hybrid installation will be used, then in this case, its power should not be more than 270 hp.
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