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When Small Is Good


Certainly not at the end of the size spectrum, this twelve cylinder comes from an effort to build a 1/3 size replica of the Ferrari 312B.

The persistence needed to pull off something like this is mind blowing. Started in 1978, the model was completed in 1992. Wow!

And here's a link to the world's smallest 4 cylinder engine. (I haven't independently verified this claim...). With a 1/4" bore, this monster blows .061 cu/in. That's about one cubic centimeter (or 0.00100 litre).

It takes all kinds