Honda Engine Edges out Ferrari

10/27/2000 6:23:00

Honda's Insight 1.0-liter IMA (Integrated Motor Assist) hybrid engine was chosen as the International Engine of the Year for 2000 by a team of 34 respected motor journalists and industry experts from around the world. Sponsored by Engine Technology International Magazine, the Honda engine placed ahead of the Ferrari 5.5-liter V12, Alfa Romeo 2.5-liter V6, and the BMW 3-liter 6-cylinder and 4-liter V8 Turbodiesels.

Other Honda engines won awards in their respective categories, including the Accord 1.8 VTEC and S2000 2.0-liter DOHC VTEC engines. In addition, the S2000 engine took third place overall.

Honda's IMA engine was chosen by Engine Technology International Magazine as International Engine of the Year for 2000.