Hyundai Lambda engine

The Hyundai Lambda engine family is the company's modern all-aluminum V6 engine. It is manufactured at Hyundai's HMMA plant in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. All versions of this engine use a timing chain.

Lambda MPi

This engine family includes aluminum block and heads, variable valve timing on the intake side, and 4 valves per cylinder.

Hyundai 3.3L Lambda V6

The 3.3 Lambda MPi G6DB version was introduced with the 2006 Sonata. It produces 238 PS (175 kW; 235 hp) at 6,000 rpm and 31.2 kg⋅m (306 N⋅m; 226 lb⋅ft) of torque at 3,500 rpm. Bore and stroke measure 92 mm × 83.8 mm (3.62 in × 3.30 in) for a total displacement of 3,342 cc (3.3 L).

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The 3.8 L (3,778 cc) G6DA version produces 267 PS (196 kW; 263 hp) at 6,000 rpm and 35.5 kg⋅m (348 N⋅m; 257 lb⋅ft) of torque at 4,500 rpm. It has a 96 mm × 87 mm (3.78 in × 3.43 in) bore and stroke.

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Lambda II MPi

Changes to Lambda MPi series include adding a CVVT on the exhaust side as well, therefore it does have Dual CVVT.

The 3.0 Lambda II MPi engine is rated 250 PS (184 kW; 247 hp) at 6,400 rpm and 28.8 kg⋅m (282 N⋅m; 208 lb⋅ft) of torque at 5,000 rpm.

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The 3.3 Lambda II MPi version produces 266–274 PS (196–202 kW; 262–270 hp) at 6,200-6,400 rpm and 32.2–32.5 kg⋅m (316–319 N⋅m; 233–235 lb⋅ft) of torque at 4,500-5,300 rpm depending on the application. Bore and stroke measure 92 mm × 83.8 mm (3.62 in × 3.30 in) for a total displacement of 3,342 cc (3.3 L).

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The 3.5 L (3,470 cc) Lambda II MPi G6DC Lambda II version debuted in the global version of the 2011 Kia Sorento. This engine comes with and is rated at 280–290 PS (206–213 kW; 276–286 hp) at 6,300-6,600 rpm and 34.3 kg⋅m (336 N⋅m; 248 lb⋅ft) at 5,000 rpm depending on application. Bore x stroke measure 92 mm × 87 mm (3.62 in × 3.43 in); it uses similar technology as the 3.3L and 3.8L variants of the Lambda family.

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The 3.8 L (3,778 cc) version produces 287 PS (211 kW; 283 hp) at 6,200 rpm and 36.4 kg⋅m (357 N⋅m; 263 lb⋅ft) of torque at 4,500 rpm. It has a 96 mm × 87 mm (3.78 in × 3.43 in) bore and stroke.

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Lambda II GDi

This engine series includes Dual CVVT and GDI.

Hyundai debuted a GDI version of Lambda V6 at 2010 Beijing Auto Show. Hyundai presented few details but the engine has power rating of 302 PS (222 kW; 298 hp).

The 3.0 Lambda II GDi G6DG version released with the Azera/Grandeur 5th generation.[1] and produces 270 PS (199 kW; 266 hp) at 6,400 rpm and 32.3 kg⋅m (317 N⋅m; 234 lb⋅ft) of torque at 5,300 rpm. Compression ratio is 11.0:1. Bore and stroke measure 92 mm × 75.2 mm (3.62 in × 2.96 in) for a total displacement of 3.0 L (2,999 cc).

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The 3.3L G6DH version was introduced with the 2012 Azera. The engine produces 284–298 PS (209–219 kW; 280–294 hp) at 6,400 rpm and 34.3–35.3 kg⋅m (336–346 N⋅m; 248–255 lb⋅ft) of torque at 5,200 rpm.

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The 3.8L Atkinson cycle version was introduced with the 2020 Hyundai Paliside and 2020 Kia Telluride. Compression ratio is 13.0:1 and the engine produces 295 PS (217 kW; 291 hp) at 6,000 rpm and 36.2 kg⋅m (355 N⋅m; 262 lb⋅ft) of torque at 5,200 rpm.

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Lambda II RS MPi

The Lambda II RS (Rear-drive Sport) designation denotes longitudinal Lambda engine variants.

The 3.8L version for the Genesis Coupe produces 303–310 PS (223–228 kW; 299–306 hp) at 6,400 rpm and 36.6 kg⋅m (359 N⋅m; 265 lb⋅ft) of torque at 4,600 rpm, while in the Genesis (Sedan) it produces 290 PS (213 kW; 286 hp) at 6,200 rpm and 36.5 kg⋅m (358 N⋅m; 264 lb⋅ft) of torque at 4,500 rpm.

The engine is all-aluminum, featuring DOHC, Dual CVVT and 24 valves.

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Lambda II RS GDi

Hyundai released a GDI variant of the Lambda RS engine for the 2012 Genesis and 2013 Genesis Coupe.

The 3.8 L (3,778 cc) version compression ratio is 11.5:1 and power output varies depending on configuration.
It produces:

  • 338 PS (249 kW; 333 hp) at 6,400 rpm and 40.3 kg⋅m (395 N⋅m; 291 lb⋅ft) of torque at 5,100 rpm for the 2012–2014 Genesis Sedan
  • 353 PS (260 kW; 348 hp) at 6,400 rpm and 40.8 kg⋅m (400 N⋅m; 295 lb⋅ft) of torque at 5,300 rpm for the Genesis Coupe
  • 315 PS (232 kW; 311 hp) at 6,000 rpm and 40.5 kg⋅m (397 N⋅m; 293 lb⋅ft) of torque at 5,000 rpm for the 2015 and up Genesis Sedan and Genesis G80.

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Lambda II RS T-GDi

Lambda II engine at Paris Motor Show 2018

It is a version of Lambda II GDi 3.3 engine with two turbochargers.[2]

It produces 370 PS (272 kW; 365 hp) at 6,000 rpm and 52 kg⋅m (510 N⋅m; 376 lb⋅ft) of torque between 1,300 and 4,500 rpm.

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Race engines

Hyundai have developed a 750 bhp (559 kW; 760 PS) version of the Lambda II RS MPi engine in an attempt to break the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) record. The race-version is reported to have been bored and stroked to 4.1 liters of swept displacement with an added turbocharger to increase power output[1].

Crate engines

On 5 November 2013, Hyundai announced the creation of a new factory crate engine program at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, which initially included a Lambda 3.8-liter, direct-injected V6 engine. The crate engine program began in December 2013.[3]

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