GM is going to build a new range of diesel in engines in 2009. The new 4.5L V8 will have class leading torque, power and refinement. According to GM, the new Duramax turbo-diesel will boost efficiency by 25 percent, while cutting carbon dioxide emissions by 13 percent and nitrogen oxide emissions by 90 percent.
The new engine will produce 310 horsepower and 520 lb-ft of torque and it will be used in many of GM’s new light-duty trucks and the HUMMER H2. It is also compliant with the new 2010 emissions standards and will meet emissions standards in all 50 states.
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