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Reasons for building a car with a motorcycle engine can be, as a rule, two. The first of them – reducing the cost of budget cars. If for our “Oka” they adapted a VAZ four-cylinder engine, roughly speaking, sawn in half, then foreign designers often used just motors from motorcycles.
Another reason for installing a motor engine under the hood of a car is, of course, a sport. Or rather, high efficiency of motorcycle units with their compact size and low weight. Continue reading