at Geneva Toyota just debuted a new 1.2L I4 Turbo for the Auris
So I wonder if the NA spec iM will make use of the new engine, or will that talk too many people out of Corollas...ike the one-litre, the 1.2T uses advanced technologies that allow it to change from the Otto to the Atkinson cycle when running under low loads, vertical vortex high tumble air flow intake ports, an exhaust manifold integrated in the cylinder head and advanced heat management measures.
The 1.2T adds direct injection and a water-cooled turbo and heat exchanger. The VVT-i intelligent variable valve timing system used on the one-litre is upgraded to a VVT-iW (Variable Valve Timing – intelligent Wide) system, which allows more valve timing flexibility.
The combination of these technologies results in claimed outstanding performance and efficiency. With a displacement of just 1,197cc, the engine delivers 114bhp (85kW) and constant torque of 185Nm between 1,500 and 4,000rpm. It will accelerate the updated Auris hatchback launched around it from rest to 62mph (100km/h) in 10.1 seconds. Acceleration from 50 to 75mph in fifth gear takes 13.7 seconds, and top speed is set at 124mph. All of this is achieved despite a focus on fuel economy and CO2 emissions: the car achieves 60.1mpg on the combined cycle and emits 109g/km of CO2.