V-six

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V-six

or V-6

(ˈviˈsɪks)

n.
a V-engine having six cylinders.
[1975–80]
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V-8s -- all else being equal -- have more power than V-6s because they flow more air.
For example, Ford offers turbocharged V-6s in several displacements in addition to V-8s.
Globally, the EcoBoost engine family now includes a 1ltr three-cylinder, 1.5, 1.6, 2.0, and 2.3ltr four-cylinders, and 2.7- and 3.5ltr V-6s.
Both models have twin-turbo 3.0-liter V-6s mated to an eight-speed auto gearboxe.
The 2014 model year marks the third-generation IS, but the V-6s are carried over from the previous year.
When the $390 million upgrade is finished, the plant will make only V-6s.
The model will be available with a range of petrol and diesel engines including V-6s offered in the A4.
These brandish race-tuned suspensions and brakes, integrated front chin spoiler, large fixed rear spoiler, race-inspired seats and serious motivation from hand-built 330-hp 3.2L supercharged V-6s courtesy of AMG, Mercedes-Benz' high-horsepower shop.
Subsequently, in 1992 the third generation Camry was notably larger in every dimension and became classified as "midsize." Its engines were now 2.2L four-cylinder units and 3.01, V-6s. This new Camry was quieter, lighter, and more powerful, with better ride quality and improved handling.
As predicted last year, I see this market being served by in-line four-cylinder units and V-6s in sizes from 2.5 to 4.5 L and having output from 120 to 240 hp.
Among six-cylinder trucks, V-6s (as opposed to in-line sixes) will become more popular because of their increased fuel economy, Butler predicts.
Changes in the preferences of auto buyers led to the economics of modular engines, where V-6s and V-8s share traditional annual volumes - shorter lots of each to maintain a balance in assembly.