The 1ZZ-FE Toyota engine was a newly developed in-line, 4-cylinder, 1.8-liter, DOHC 4-valve engine mounted in the new 1998 Corolla. Full of new technologies in 1998, including the laser-clad valve seats, high-pressure, die-cast aluminum cylinder block, and the small-pitch chain drive DOHC, coupled with the fundamentally reviewed basic specifications, the new engine is compact and lightweight, offering high performance and good fuel economy.
Anticipating even more stringent emission regulations in the future, in addition to the revision of the engine body, the layout of the exhaust system has been improved to enhance warm-up performance of the catalytic converter.
From the viewpoint of the global greenhouse, one of themost important tasks for the automotive engine is to reduce the emission of carbon dioxide by improving fuel economy. Toyota has already introduced lean burn engines, a direct injection gasoline engine and other fuel efficient engines into the market. But while these engines require special devices, it has become more important to improve fuel consumption by optimizing basic specifications and adopting new technologies to each component.Moreover, in order to meet worldwide market demands and to meet various countries’ emission regulations, development of this new engine was necessary to compete with other manufacturers for future use.
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