Starting with the BMW M5 Competition as its base, the anniversary edition is powered by the same turbocharged V8 to produce 460kW and 750Nm for a 0-100km/h time of 3.3 seconds. As with the donor car, the anniversary model drives through an eight-speed automatic transmission to all four wheels.
In recent years, however, a number of car manufacturers have revisited the ‘straight-three’ engine, refining them and adding turbochargers in order to increase power and improve economy.
Mazda has named three engines for the CX-30 as of the new SUV’s launch in Geneva this week: 2.0-litre petrol, 1.8-litre diesel and 2.0-litre SKYACTIV-X (with HCCI technology). Those three all displace less than 2.0 litres, which is a cut-off point for taxation in Europe, and CX-30 looks like it […]