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VVT-i, or Variable Valve Timing with intelligence, is an automobile variable valve timing technology developed by Toyota. [1]

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Atkinson cycle

The Atkinson-cycle engine is a type of internal combustion engine invented by James Atkinson in 1882.

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A camshaft is a shaft to which a cam is fastened or of which a cam forms an integral part.

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A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.

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Engine control unit

An engine control unit (ECU), also commonly called an engine control module (ECM), is a type of electronic control unit that controls a series of actuators on an internal combustion engine to ensure optimal engine performance.

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European emission standards

European emission standards define the acceptable limits for exhaust emissions of new vehicles sold in EU and EEA member states.

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Gasoline direct injection

In non-diesel internal combustion engines, gasoline direct injection (GDI), also known as petrol direct injection, direct petrol injection, spark-ignited direct injection (SIDI) and fuel-stratified injection (FSI), is a variant of fuel injection employed in modern two-stroke and four-stroke gasoline engines.

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is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment.

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Inline-four engine

The inline-four engine or straight-four engine is a type of inline internal combustion four-cylinder engine with all four cylinders mounted in a straight line, or plane along the crankcase.

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An intake or (for aircraft) inlet is an opening on a car or aircraft body capturing air for operation of an internal combustion engine.

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is the luxury vehicle division of Japanese car maker Toyota.

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Lexus LFA

The Lexus LFA (Japanese: レクサス・LFA, Rekusasu LFA) is a two-seat supercar from Lexus.

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Lexus LS

The Lexus LS (Japanese: レクサス・LS, Rekusasu LS) is a full-size luxury car (F-segment in Europe) serving as the flagship model of Lexus, the luxury division of Toyota.

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Lexus NX

The Lexus NX (Japanese: レクサス・NX, Rekusasu NX) is a compact luxury crossover SUV sold by Lexus, a luxury division of Toyota.

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List of Toyota engines

This is a list of engines developed, independently or with other car companies, by Toyota.

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Lotus Exige

The Lotus Exige is a British two-door, two-seat sports car made by Lotus Cars since 2000.

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Otto cycle

An Otto cycle is an idealized thermodynamic cycle that describes the functioning of a typical spark ignition piston engine.

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Overhead camshaft

Overhead camshaft, commonly abbreviated to OHC, is a valvetrain configuration which places the camshaft of an internal combustion engine of the reciprocating type within the cylinder heads ("above" the pistons and combustion chambers) and drives the valves or lifters in a more direct manner compared with overhead valves (OHV) and pushrods.

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Pontiac Vibe

The Pontiac Vibe was a compact automobile that was sold by Pontiac from 2002 to 2010.

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Poppet valve

A poppet valve (also called mushroom valve) is a valve typically used to control the timing and quantity of gas or vapour flow into an engine.

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A supercharger is an air compressor that increases the pressure or density of air supplied to an internal combustion engine.

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, usually shortened to Toyota, is a Japanese multinational automotive manufacturer headquartered in Toyota, Aichi, Japan.

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Toyota AR engine

The AR engine family is an Inline-4 piston engine series by Toyota, first introduced in 2008 for the RAV4, and subsequently for the Highlander, Venza, Camry and Scion tC.

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Toyota Avalon

The Toyota Avalon is a mid-size (formerly full-size) car produced by Toyota in the United States and Japan, and is Toyota's largest front-wheel-drive sedan in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the Middle East.

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Toyota Avensis

The Toyota Avensis is a mid-size/large family car built in Derbyshire, United Kingdom by Japanese automaker Toyota from October 1997.

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Toyota Celica

The or was an automobile produced by Toyota from 1970 to 2006.

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Toyota Corolla

The Toyota Corolla is a line of subcompact and compact cars manufactured by Toyota.

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Toyota GR engine

The Toyota GR engine family is an open-deck, V6 piston engine series.

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Toyota JZ engine

The Toyota JZ engine family is a series of inline-6 automobile engines.

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Toyota LR engine

The Toyota LR engine is a V10 piston engine built by Toyota.

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Toyota Matrix

The Toyota Matrix, officially referred to as the Toyota Corolla Matrix, is a compact hatchback manufactured by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada in Cambridge, Ontario and derived from the Toyota Corolla.

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Toyota Noah

The is a seven or eight-seater MPV with two rear sliding doors built by Toyota and sold in Asia and Africa.

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Toyota NR engine

The Toyota NR engine family is series of small inline four piston engines by Toyota, with capacities between 1.2 and 1.5 L.

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Toyota UR engine

The Toyota UR engine family is a 32-valve quad-camshaft V8 piston engine series which was first introduced in 2006 as the UZ series it replaced began phasing out.

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Toyota ZR engine

The ZR engine gasoline-engine-family, introduced in 2007 by Toyota Motor Corporation, uses a DOHC 16-valve cylinder head with a 4-cylinder die-cast block.

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A turbocharger, or colloquially turbo, is a turbine-driven forced induction device that increases an internal combustion engine's efficiency and power output by forcing extra air into the combustion chamber.

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V10 engine

A V10 engine is a V engine with 10 cylinders in two banks of five.

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V6 engine

A V6 engine is a V engine with six cylinders mounted on the crankshaft in two banks of three cylinders, usually set at either a 60 or 90 degree angle to each other.

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V8 engine

A V8 engine is an eight-cylinder V configuration engine with the cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two sets (or banks) of four, with all eight pistons driving a common crankshaft.

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The Valvetronic system is a BMW variable valve lift system which, in combination with variable valve timing, allows infinite adjustment of the intake valve timing and duration.

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Variable Valve Event and Lift

Nissan Variable Valve Event and Lift (commonly abbreviated as "VVEL") is an automobile variable valve timing technology developed by Nissan.

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Variable valve lift

Variable valve lift (VVL) is an automotive piston engine technology which varies the height a valve opens in order to improve performance, fuel economy or emissions.

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Variable valve timing

In internal combustion engines, variable valve timing (VVT) is the process of altering the timing of a valve lift event, and is often used to improve performance, fuel economy or emissions.

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Variable-length intake manifold

In internal combustion engines, a variable-length intake manifold (VLIM),variable intake manifold (VIM), or variable intake system (VIS) is an automobile internal combustion engine manifold technology.

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VTEC (Variable Valve Timing & Lift Electronic Control) is a system developed by Honda which was said to improve the volumetric efficiency of a four-stroke internal combustion engine, resulting in higher performance at high RPM, and lower fuel consumption at low RPM.

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Dual VVT-i, VVT-iE, VVT-iW, VVTI, VVTL-i, VVTi, Valvematic.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VVT-i

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