Mercedes M 178 – The 4.0l V8-Biturbo Engine of the AMG GT

The Mercedes M178 Engine As a sibling model of the M 177 engine, the Mercedes M 178 DE 40 AL has modifications to the drivetrain and the oil supply, as well as lightweight construction elements. The powerful 4.0-liter V8 twin-turbo with direct injection is installed as a front mid-engine on the front axle of the […]

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Mercedes-Benz AMG GT: The Porsche-Killer

With the Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Daimler obviously aims at the competition in Zuffenhausen. However, it’s not the Porsche Boxster or the Cayman that is targeted, but directly the mighty Porsche 911. Previously Porsche had crossed with the Panamera into Mercedes territory. Now Mercedes is shooting back with a thoroughbred sports car from AMG in Affalterbach. With the […]

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Secondary air injection on gasoline engines

The secondary air injection system of gasoline engines ensures a reduced emission of pollutants in the warm-up phase when starting the engine. During this time, the engine requires a mixture with fuel surplus until reaching the operating temperature, with the result that some of the fuel leaves the combustion chamber unburned. Since the lambda control […]

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