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Old 08-27-2008, 11:21 AM   #14 (permalink)
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just found the picture again with some details

hp ratings don't really tell much (how often do you drive a car near the redline?)
so it's where it gots the most torque will matter.
Could you have a reasonably quiet 2cyl >100hp? That seems like quite a feat.
probably not, but most engines will be rather noisy at the top of their revv range. they intend to use this engines in their small car's wich won't need to much power to purr around town, but it should still give them more then enough power to deal with todays traffic.

doesn't look like something that was designed with the mechanic in mind though
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