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, Volume 73, Issue 5, pp 20–26 | Cite as

The New BMW Turbocharged SULEV 2.0-L Four-Cylinder Gasoline Engine

  • Norbert Klauer
  • Christoph Zülch
  • Christian Schwarz
  • Erik Schünemann
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BMW’s first turbocharged SULEV gasoline engine will be making its debut this year in the new BMW 328i PZEV. This not only means that the BMW Group is complying with the requirements of the world’s most stringent exhaust emission legislation, but also underlines the fact that the term premium is being defined by the many facets of sustainability to an ever increasing extent. Twin Power Turbo technology enables dynamic performance and achievement of low fuel consumption while adhering to the most stringent exhaust emission limits.

CHALLENGES IN THE DESIGN OF TURBOCHARGED SULEV GASOLINE ENGINES

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has defined SULEV (Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle), the world’s most stringent exhaust emission standard, with its LEV II exhaust emission regulation, , whereby the CARB exhaust emission regulations not only apply to California, but to other US American states as well. Compliance with the SULEV limits must be assured for 15 years and 150,000 miles...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Norbert Klauer
    • 1
  • Christoph Zülch
    • 1
  • Christian Schwarz
    • 1
  • Erik Schünemann
    • 1
  1. 1.BMW AGMunichGermany

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