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    Makes me sick...

    ..the new peugeot 207 GTi is only a 1.6, but pushes out 175bhp!!!!!, how???....and vauxhall's 1.6, 1.8, 2.2 all push less, the biggest, ie the 2.2 pushing out a puny 146bhp, just cant understand why vauxhall don't give more power to their car's.

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    They are all the old engine ranges from Vauxhall though.

    The new Corsa VXR engine is a 1.6 and gives 190 bhp, so your argument is flawed

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    I've always wondered this about the 2.2.

    How reliable that kind of power from a 1.6 will be remains to be seen though.

    I personally dont rate French cars - heard far too many disaster stories from other owners of Peugeots, Renaults and the like.
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    1.6 TURBO unit in the 207 GTI iirc - lack of blower or charger means puny power i'm afraid

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    For tax and emissions purposes the trend is for turbo charged small capacity engines......given 10 - 15 years ago most car makers phased out turbos in favour of large capacity V6 engines!
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    Quote Originally Posted by LordNikon View Post
    1.6 TURBO unit in the 207 GTI iirc - lack of blower or charger means puny power i'm afraid
    indeed same as the one in the new cooper S
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    Is it a peugeot engine or a Bmw engine then???
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    Joint development IIRC.

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    It's the way forward for engines now, such as the 1.4 TSi VAG engine. Everyone wants a low tax bracket and good MPG without losing performance so I would imagine 'big' power low capacity engines will become more and more common.
    Previous Astras: 1994 Cesaro 1.8 16v | 2002 SXi 1.6 16v | 2001 Coupé 2.0 Turbo | 1999 LS 1.6 16v
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    Quote Originally Posted by LordNikon View Post
    1.6 TURBO unit in the 207 GTI iirc - lack of blower or charger means puny power i'm afraid




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