We’re living in interesting times in regards to the automotive industry. We can choose between a slew of different powertrains in our cars and trucks, including gasoline engines, diesel engines, electric motors and even a combination of two of these three. However, we’re inevitably witnessing engine downsizing and turbocharging technology progress in order to reduce fuel consumption and harmful emissions.
Today, four-cylinder engines are as powerful—even more powerful in some cases—than V8 engines of just 10 years ago. Here’s a look at the most powerful of these little engines that are currently available on our market.