Downsizing is still a hot topic in the automotive world. Car makers from around the world are developing, selling and suggesting smaller engines and the use of turbocharging to keep power outputs up to a certain level. It seems even Aston Martin suggests a change in their engine lineup following the footsteps of the Cygnet city car.
In an interview with the British magazine Autocar Ulrich Bez, CEO of Aston Martin, stated that he is open to the use of considerably smaller engines. Although the V12’s and V8’s have become 25 percent more efficient, there is still much work to do.
The CEO did not exclude the use of four or even three cylinder engines in the future. The use of a six-cylinder engine would be more obvious at this stage.
Would you like to see an Aston Martin with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine?