What is the sound of one piston slapping?
What is the sound of one piston slapping?

Peugeot XD2S engine. A 2.3 turbodiesel from the 1970s (the S in the name stands for suralimenté or supercharged) with 80 bhp. The NA version had 70 bhp.

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Ford Duratorq Biturbo engine. A 2.0 turbodiesel from the 2010s with 206 bhp. Originally designed (although Ford won’t tell you this) by Peugeot.

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So there you have it. 80 to 206 horses in forty odd years.

Yes, the Ford picture is actually the single turbo one but they look the same.

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