Conventional wisdom holds that there's no replacement for displacement, but cubic inches aren't always king. Some of history's greatest cars earned their laurels by doing more with less. Which car makes the best use of a tiny engine?
Make no mistake — in the world of engines, size is king. Size is swept volume is compressed air is power (for the most part). We tend to gravitate toward cars with massive or many cylinders, but the runts of the automotive world are no less deserving of our love. Everyone has owned or experienced a car with dime-sized valves and teacup pistons, and there are few joys like the thrill of doing more with less. Which car makes the best use of a tiny engine?
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