in-line engine

in-line engine

[′in ¦līn ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
A multiple-cylinder engine with cylinders aligned in a row.
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in-line engine

in-line engine
6-cylinder-inverted in-line engine.
An arrangement in a reciprocating engine in which all the cylinders are placed in a single line. The crankcase may be located either above or below the cylinders.
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ENPNewswire-September 3, 2019--World premiere at Agritechnica: MAN Engines presents its new 16.2-litre engine generation for agricultural machinery; Most powerful six-cylinder in-line engine for agricultural machinery in the company's history; designed for the highest power requirements; At Agritechnica 2019, MAN Engines will be presenting a 16.2-litre six-cylinder in-line engine for agricultural applications for the first time
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Despite much promotional work by Austin, its 2,660cc four-cylinder in-line engine couldn't compare in power output to native V8 engines although, for its time, performance was strong.
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It is equipped with a new six-cylinder in-line engine with M TwinPower Turbo technology - based on the power unit from the BMW M3/M4, three-litre cubic capacity -- that produces 410hp and peak torque of 550Nm, a press release said.
The sixcylinder in-line engine generates 435bhp and delivers maximum torque of 520 Nm.
The six-cylinder in-line engine generates 435bhp and delivers maximum torque of 520 Nm.
This helps make the engine smoother than the typical in-line engine. And even though the lateral motion of con rods contributes to piston friction within the cylinders, and even though this isn't an issue with the multi-link design, the cylinder walls of the VC-Turbo are plasma sprayed, hardened and honed, such that whatever cylinder friction there is is reduced by 44 percent.
An off-road giant needs a reliable and economical engine, like the Zetros's compact six-cylinder in-line engine with an exhaust-