Steane Klose | May 9, 2007

The International Engine of the Year Awards results are now in for 2007. As expected the BMW V10 took the performance engine award and Volkswagen took the gong for Best new Engine with its 1.4-litre TSI engine.

The awards are organised by UKIP Media & Events - Automotive Magazines Division which is Britain's largest group of technical publications. The judges include well known motoring journalists from around the world including John Carey and Bill McKinnon from Australia.

What happened to the glorious Audi 4.2-litre V8 as found in the Audi RS4 and R8? The judges were obviously napping through that presentation... You can see the major category results below.

Best new engine of 2006

1. Volkswagen 1.4-litre TSI (Golf)

2. Toyota 3.5-litre V6 Hybrid (GS450h)

3. Chevrolet 7-litre V8 (Corvette Z06)

4. Mercedes-AMG 6.2-litre (CLK, ML)

5. Porsche 3.4-litre flat six (Cayman)

6. Honda 1.8-litre (Civic)

Best Fuel Economy

1. Toyota Hybrid 1.5-litre (Prius)

2. Honda Hybrid 1.3-litre IMA (Civic)

3. Fiat-GM Diesel 1.3-litre (Panda, Grande Punto, IDEA, Doblo, Lancia Ypsilon, Opel/Vauxhall Agila, Corsa Astra, Meriva, Tigra, Combo, Suzuki New Ingis)

4. Honda 3-litre V6 Hybrid (Accord)

5. Toyota 3.5-litre V6 Hybrid (GS450h)

6. Renault/Nissan Diesel 2-litre (Mégane, Laguna)

Best Performance Engine

1. BMW 5-litre V10 (M5, M6)

2. Ferrari 4.3-litre V8 (F430)

3. Mercedes-AMG 6-litre bi-Turbo (SL65, CL65, Maybach)

4. Chevrolet 7-litre V8 (Corvette ZO6)

5. Porsche 3.8-litre (911)

6. BMW 3.2-litre (M3, Z4 M)

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