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McLaren details the 4.0-liter V8 Senna

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Ahead of it public debut at the Geneva International Motor Show next month, McLaren has released further information on the Senna. Fitted with a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 – McLaren’s most powerful IC engine ever produced for a road car – the limited release hypercar will develop 800ps and 800Nm.

Ford Ranger returns to the USA with a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine

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Fitted with the 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine taken from the Focus RS, the 2019 Ford Ranger marks the OEM’s return to America’s mid-size truck segment. Paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission, Ford promises torque comparable to a V6 and the efficiency of a four-cylinder.


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The next issue of Engine Technology International will bring you an extended HCCI technology feature, but will this innovative powertrain development ever jump from concept to mainstream production?

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SHOW NEWS: New non-magnetic coating from Gerster

At the 2017 Engine Expo, the must-attend event for everyone involved in powertrain design, development, procurement and production, Gerster will present its new Hard-Inox-S treatment for improved wear and corrosion resistant injectors, using non-magnetic materials.

Hard-Inox is a low temperature diffusion treatment in a gas atmosphere, which can be applied on any type of stainless steel and offers the reduction of wear, fretting and galling. The magnetic properties of the base material will remain unchanged and corrosion resistance remains high.

Hard-Inox means non-magnetic materials remain distortion free with no need for post-processing. It is applicable to any geometry and hardening occurs homogeneously over the entire surface and even in bores. No coating means there is no flaking or spalling and leads to a smooth transition from hard to soft. The hard zone remains very elastic and can even be used on springs, with welding remaining possible.

Hard-Inox-S offers greater freedom of design and enhanced performance for injectors. Gerster has a variety of standard and innovative heat and diffusion treatments to increase the performance of parts.

Gerster can be found at Engine Expo 2017 on stand number 3108.

16 June 2017


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