Iran Khodro Powertrain Co. (IPCO) unveiled its first national diesel engine for passenger cars.
The unveiling ceremony was concurrent with the first day of the “Sixth International Conference on Internal Combustion Engines” in Tehran, organized by IPCO.
The 60 kW (80 hp) diesel has an average fuel consumption of 5 L/100km (47 mpg US), and, equipped with a diesel particulate filter and new Exhaust Gas Recirculation system, is Euro V compliant. It can be mounted on all of Iran Khodro’s C and D class products. Fuel consumption for the diesel is approximately 30% less and emissions approximately 40% less than gas engines with the same specification, according to the company.