Mazda Unveils All-Gasoline Engine?

Their new SkyActiv all-gasoline engine 2.0 liter, 155 horsepower will allow the 2012 Mazda3 to boast a hybrid-esque 40 miles-per-gallon.

via Gas 2.0.

Very interesting. I gotta admit that engines like these sure take the bang out of hybrids. In my opinion, hybrids just aren’t quite there yet. A diesel Jetta can beat out a hybrid… as could my 1987 Honda Civic SI that I purchased very used in 2004. I could pull 42 mpg out of that car.