Hyundai Lambda engine
|This article needs additional citations for verification. (December 2009)|
The Hyundai Lambda engine family is the company's modern all-aluminum V6. It is manufactured at Hyundai's HMMA plant in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. All versions of this engine use a timing chain.
The 3.0 L G6DG version released with the Azera/Grandeur 5th generation. It comes with Dual CVVT and GDI. It produces 266 hp (198 kW; 270 PS) at 6,400 rpm and 234 lb·ft (317 N·m) of torque at 5,300 rpm. Compression ratio is 11.0 : 1. Bore and stroke measure 92 x 75.2 mm (3.6 x 2.96 in) for a total displacement of 2999 cc.
For some market like the Middle East and Chile, the engine comes without GDI and therefore power drops to 247 hp (184 kW; 250 PS) at 6,400 rpm and 208 lb·ft (282 N·m) of torque at 5,000 rpm.
- 2012- Hyundai Azera
The 3.3 L G6DB version was introduced with the 2006 Sonata. It produces 237–264 hp (177–197 kW; 240–268 PS) at 6,000 rpm and 230 lb·ft (312 N·m) of torque at 3,500 rpm depending on application.
The 3.3 L G6DH version was introduced with the 2012 Azera. It offers GDI and dual CVVT. The engine produces 294 hp (219 kW; 298 PS) at 6,400 rpm and 255 lb·ft (346 N·m) of torque at 5,200 rpm. The MPI version of this engine which was introduced with the 2009 Genesis in some markets. The engine produces 262 hp (195 kW; 266 PS) at 6,200 rpm and 233 lb·ft (316 N·m) of torque at 4,500 rpm in the Genesis and 270 hp (201 kW; 274 PS) at 6,400 rpm and 235 lb·ft (319 N·m) of torque at 5,300 rpm in the 2013 Santa Fe.
- 2008-2011 Hyundai Azera (G6DB)
- 2012-present Hyundai Azera (G6DH)
- 2009-present Hyundai Genesis (G6DH)
- 2007-2009 Hyundai Santa Fe (G6DB)
- 2013-present Hyundai Santa Fe (G6DH)
- 2006-2009 Hyundai Sonata (G6DB)
- 2007-2009 Kia Sorento (G6DB)
The 3.5 L (3470 cc) G6DC Lambda II version debuted in the global version of the 2011 Kia Sorento. This engine comes with Dual CVVT and is rated at 276–286 hp (206–213 kW; 280–290 PS) at 6,300-6,600 rpm and 248 lb·ft (336 N·m) at 5,000 rpm depending on application. Bore x stroke measure 92 x 87 mm; it uses similar technology as the 3.3L and 3.8L variants of the Lambda family.
Hyundai debuted a GDI version of Lambda V6 at 2010 Beijing Auto Show. Hyundai presented few details but the engine has power rating of 298 hp (222 kW; 302 PS).
The 3.8 L (3778 cc) G6DA version produces 263 hp (196 kW; 267 PS) at 6,000 rpm and 257 lb·ft (348 N·m) of torque at 4,500 rpm. It has a 96 mm (3.8 in) bore and 87 mm (3.4 in) stroke.
The Lambda RS 3800 (Rear-drive Sport) longitudinal Lambda engine variant can be found in the 2010-2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. In this application power is rated at: 306 hp (228 kW; 310 PS) at 6,300 rpm and 266 lb·ft (361 N·m) of torque at 4,700 rpm. Another longitudinal version with standard output can be found in the Kia Borrego, but all other vehicles using this engine have a transverse mounting configuration for front-wheel-drive. The engine is an all aluminum, featuring DOHC and 24 valves. Hyundai released a GDI variant of this engine for the 2012 Genesis and 2013 Genesis Coupe. The GDI Lambda V6 includes direct fuel injection and is rated at 333 hp (248 kW; 338 PS) at 6,400 rpm and 291 lb·ft (395 N·m) of torque at 5,100 rpm for the Genesis Sedan and 348 hp (260 kW; 353 PS) at 6,400 rpm and 295 lb·ft (400 N·m) of torque at 5,300 rpm for the Genesis Coupe.
- 2006-2011 Hyundai Azera
- 2007/2008 Hyundai Centennial/Equus
- 2007-2009 Hyundai Entourage
- 2009- Hyundai Genesis
- 2010-2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
- 2007-2012 Hyundai Veracruz
- 2007-2009 Kia Amanti
- 2009 Kia Borrego
- 2006-2010 Kia Sedona (Grand Carnival)
- 2007-2009 Kia Sorento
- 2012 Kia Quoris
Hyundai have developed a 750bhp version of this engine in an attempt to break the Pike's Peak Hillclimb record. The race-version is reported to have been bored and stroked version to 4.1 liters of swept displacement with an added a turbocharger to boost peak power output.