Koenigsegg Says Camshafts Will Disappear From Production Engines In Ten Years Time

We met Christian von Koenigsegg, the father of Sweden's hypercars, while he was hanging out at Spyker's stand at the Geneva Motor Show. He told us something quite juicy there — that in about 10 years or so, automobile engines won't have camshafts anymore. He's been working on his camless engines for a while. »3/14/13 2:30pm3/14/13 2:30pm


Ricardo Cracks Barrier Between Two- And Four-Cycle Engines

Motorheads have been dreaming about an electromagnetic valve train for years now. A virtual cam profile, in concert with the elimination of floating valves, opens up endless possibilities for engine tuning. The dream is inching closer to reality, as power electronics shrink and the manufacture of rare-earth magnets… »3/26/08 2:45pm3/26/08 2:45pm