The International Engine of the Year Awards are chosen by an international panel of automotive journalists. The judges are asked to apply their impressions of today's latest cars to help find powerplants that offer the best combination of driveability, performance, economy, refinement, and advanced technology. Big news about the BMW V-10 has been floating around for a while, but you can check out the rest of the winners below.

BMW has a pretty clean sweep. We're a little disappointed the Nissan VQ V6 isn't on list. You win some, you lose some.

Best New Engine
 BMW 5.0L V-10 (M5, M6)
Best Fuel Economy
 Toyota 1.5L Hybrid Synergy Drive (Prius)
Best Performance Engine
 BMW 5.0L V-10 (M5, M6)
Sub 1.0-liter
 Honda 1-liter IMA (Insight)
1.0-liter to 1.4-liter
 Fiat-GM 1.3L Diesel (Panda, Punto, Lancia Ypsilon, Opel/Vauxhall Tigra, Corsa)
1.4-liter to 1.8-liter
  Toyota 1.5L Hybrid Synergy Drive (Prius)
1.8-liter to 2-liter
  Volkswagen 2.0L FSI Turbo (Golf GTi, Audi A3, A4)
2.0-liter to 2.5-liter
  Honda 2.2L Diesel (Accord, CR-V, FR-V)
Best 2.5-liter to 3.0-liter
 BMW 3.0L Twin-Turbo Diesel (535d)
3.0-liter to 4.0-liter
  BMW 3.2L (M3)
Above 4.0-liter
  BMW 5.0L V-10 (M5, M6)

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