With the large number of 2.0-liter engines that are being built and put on the market you have to admire the way automakers are using these small engines to get the most power and create the right driving force for their cars. This engine size is showing up everywhere, usually with a turbocharger attached to it, but that’s the secret to the power question isn’t it? The old say was “there’s no replacement for displacement” but it seems today’s automotive market thinks otherwise and the number of lightweight but quick cars using this engine is absolutely amazing. Here are some favorites for you to enjoy.
Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster – Yes, the 718 series of these two cars is a small 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that offers the power you want and the weight savings you’re sure to fully appreciate. The 718 Series cars offer 300 horsepower and 280 lb.-ft. of torque in a boxer shape that moves these cars to sixty mph in only five seconds.
Volvo S60 Polestar – Volvo has changed the game by adding not only turbocharging, but supercharging to its 2.0-liter engine models. This makes the engine able to produce 367 horsepower and 347 lb.-ft. of torque to make for a great way to get down the road fast in the Polestar.
Audi S3 – The S3 uses the same small engine that’s found in the Golf R to give you the power you want at 292 horsepower and 280 lb.-ft. of torque while offering you the dynamic beauty of the Audi interior and drivetrain. The only drawback for this car is the lack of a manual transmission, but this automatic and still gives you a sprint to sixty in less than five seconds.
Audi A4 – Audi has been using this engine for a long time, which makes them the experts at refining the engine performance and power while giving you the build you want to enjoy. The A4 is able to provide 252 horsepower and 273 lb.-ft. of torque to give you the ride and comfort you want to enjoy in this luxury beauty.
Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 AMG – You wouldn’t normally think anything with the AMG name attached to it would have a 2.0-liter engine, but this turbocharged model is able to give you a full 375 horsepower to give you all the power you could ever want in this small but mighty car that wears the AMG badge proudly.
Volkswagen Golf R – If the Audi S3 is on this list, you know you were going to see the Golf R at some point. This car is the hot hatch that everyone should drive at least once and is a car that can give you the dynamic drive and excitement that you’ll love. With 292 horsepower and AWD this car can really get going and makes trouble for others at the track.
Chevrolet Camaro – Yes, you can have a Camaro with the 2.0-liter engine and still know you have a powerful sports car. This version of the engine puts out 275 horsepower to give you the power to chase down the competition and take the lead and with the Camaro you know you’ll tear up the corners much better than the competition.
Volkswagen GTI – Enjoy the amazing power of the Golf GTI that’s an example of a dynamic drive that comes in just below the R model. You not only have the quick acceleration you want and the drive you’ll love, but you can enjoy some great fuel mileage as well and have the whole package in this car.
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