Magna Steyr has built an individual concept vehicle called “mila” that combines driving fun and eco-friendliness. The vehicle complies with the statutory road regulations and runs on the alternative fuel CNG (compressed natural gas). It is powered by a 1.6-litre supercharged inline mid-engine that is transversely mounted in front of the rear axle .
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Thien, U. 1.6-litre supercharged CNG engine. AutoTechnol 7, 34–37 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03247002
- Driving Cycle
- Rear Axle
- Concept Vehicle
- Engine Control Unit