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Atkinson cycle RIP

Originally Posted by jakobnev View Post
They had more luck than Tyler Hoover:

My guess is, that Toyota engineered all the engine components for a limited BMEP, and adding extra atmosphere sent it over that threshold.
In the Prius, the electric motor assist is equivalent to the nitrous injection. Pistons, con-rods, and crank journals never feel a thing.
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