World’s most powerful engine

Here is a jaw dropping engine with 109000 hp the world’s most powerful engine ever made The engine weighs 2,300 tons, and it’s 44-feet tall and 90-feet long – more than a four-story building. Redline at 102 RPM, but the torque is enough to tore a tank to shreds. Built in Finland, the RT-flex96C’s fourteen cylinders can deliver 80080 KW of power or enough to power an entire … Continue reading World’s most powerful engine

Bugatti veyron W-16 engine

The stats are the stuff of legend: The Bug’s 8.0-liter, 1000-plus-hp W-16 is the most powerful and complex production engine in history. It has 64 valves, four turbochargers, and enough pavement-shredding grunt—922 lb-ft at 2200 rpm—to wrinkle God’s underwear. Its W-shaped, 16-cylinder layout, essentially an orgy of narrow-angle Volkswagen VR4s, has never been used before and likely never will be again. Oh, and it comes … Continue reading Bugatti veyron W-16 engine

No crankshaft, Toyota’s free piston engine .

The simple solution is to strap a generator to a piston engine, as BMW did with the two-cylinder range extender in its i3 EV. But if the engine never turns a wheel, there’s no need for it to rotate anything. Why not cut out the middleman and use the piston’s reciprocating motion to generate electricity? That obviates camshafts and most other rotating parts, too. The … Continue reading No crankshaft, Toyota’s free piston engine .