How About A Straight-Eight-Powered Ford Tempo? T-Drive!Murilee Martin1/09/10 3:00pm123EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkYou know what's wrong with most engines? The transmission is forced to take the power from the end of the crankshaft. But, hey, what if you were to take the power out of the middle of the crank? Transverse-mounted I8!