The engines of the Toyota S-series belong to the family of in-line four-cylinder engines with a volume of 1.8-2.2 liters, having a cast-iron cylinder block and an alloy cylinder head.
There are only five generations of engines in this series: 1S - 5S. Often among people interested in motor sports, you can hear about the third of them.
The engine 3S has, as already mentioned, fourcylinder, arranged in a row, with a total volume of 1.99 liters. It has several modifications: 3S-FC, 3S-FE, known to many 3S-GE (only five generations), 3S-GTE, created on the basis of GE, 3S-GTM. For example, the 3S-FC engine could be seen under the hood of the Toyota Camry, manufactured in 1987-1991. The FE modification was installed on Celica SSI and Carina E.
Further - more interesting. 3S GE engine was installed on Celica 2.0 GT-i 16, Celica GT-R, MR2, and in the period from 1997 to 2005 this unit was installed under the hood of Altezza and Caldina GT. GT-modification can be seen under the hood of Eagle Mk, Supra, GT JZA80, and GTE - from Celica GT-Four, MR2 and Caldina GT-Four.
The most popular engine in Russia is the engine3S-GE. As already mentioned, the single-row engine has four cylinders, its block is iron, and the head of the cylinder block is aluminum. The order of the cylinders: 1й-3й-4й-2й. The first one is located next to the timing belt. The first iteration of this engine weighed only 143 kg. Pistons were made of aluminum. The engine of this modification has five generations.
Rapidly gaining momentum in Russia is aa kind of motor sport, like drift, and became the reason for the popularity of these motors. Now the Silvia was replaced by Altezza, and under her hood 3S-GE. Some athletes, however, prefer him, for example, 2JZ, but this is a completely different level. Therefore, beginners are quite satisfied with the engine 3S. Reviews about it basically contain information that it is quite powerful, unpretentious in use. Altezza with such a motor quickly accelerates to a hundred - in 6.8 seconds, and from the place it breaks pretty fast. In this motor 210 hp help. from. However, they demand a lot. Altezza only 98 gasoline likes, so it "eats" it, like a child - candy. But despite this, the owners of this engine and, in particular, this car, are very satisfied.