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A new engine for Volvo Canada, T6 Turbo

The Volvo Cars of Canada will present a new engine performance turbocharged 6-cylinder for the XC70 with the arrival of the model of the year 2009. Carrying the designation T6, the 281-horsepower engine will be mated to an automatic transmission has 6 speed and AWD system Volvo.

"The T6 adds a new dimension to the range of engines, says Hans Wikman, Vice President, Vehicle Line Large Cars, Volvo Car Corporation. This engine has been programmed to provide the highest possible performance with the lowest levels of consumption and emission. "

Although it is based on the engine inline 6-cylinder 3.2-liter currently available for the S80 and V70 for standard and XC70, the new T6 engine is slightly smaller and includes a turbocharger that adds 46 horsepower to its stables. Having a cylinder 3 liter T6 provides a torque of 400 Nm from 1500 rpm to provide quick acceleration and a smooth ride. Prices will be announced at a later date.

The smaller cylinder T6 is the result of a narrow bore and a shorter stroke. The turbocharger admits Exhaust gas has two levels by dividing admission into two groups of three cylinders each. This system has two volutes allows a more compact and less complex turbocharger which provides a reaction equivalent to that of conventional turbochargers twinned some 6 cylinder engines.

The T6 is a coupling AWD Volvo. Using a hydraulic clutch electronic control, the AWD system distributes power between the front and rear wheels to ensure the best possible grip in all situations. The system also acquires the characteristic Instant Traction, which preload torque to the rear wheels when the vehicle slows to a stop and frees at the time of departure.

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