As the clock counts down to the opening of the Geneva Show, Volkswagen has already shown its Touareg R and followed it up with a media release about the Golf 8 GTI, GTE and GTD. As is often the case with pre-show information, technical details (including performance details) of the new GTI are still thin at this stage, but the marketing machine is in full swing: “Newly designed and engineered, (the Golf GTI) is fully digitalized and networked. Put simply, it’s a Golf GTI that’s perfect for the modern era,” the company claims.
The differences between a hydrogen ICE and a traditional gasoline engine include hardened valves and valve seats, stronger connecting rods, non-platinum tipped spark plugs, a higher voltage ignition coil, fuel injectors designed for a gas instead of a liquid, larger crankshaft damper, stronger head gasket material, modified (for supercharger) intake manifold, positive pressure supercharger, and a high temperature engine oil..
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Turbochargers can be damaged by dirty or poor oil. Most manufacturers recommend more frequent oil changes for turbocharged engines. The turbocharger will heat when running. Many recommend letting the engine idle for several minutes before shutting the engine off.