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Carmakers are pushing the limits of turbocharged 2.0-litre engines in pursuit of more power

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Volkswagen Golf 8 R. Image: Volkswagen Media
Volkswagen Golf 8 R. Image: Volkswagen Media

• Motorists are spoilt for choice when it comes to hot hatches powered by powerful 2.0-litre engines.
• How far will automakers go before the power limit of these engines are pushed too far?
• Most two-litre engines can push out in excess of 200kW.
• For more motoring stories, go to Wheels24.

The above scenarios might be relatable and also has nothing to do with cars, but it is about the underlying principle attached, and that is everything has its limitations.

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