Question: Who invented the V twin engine?

One of the first V-twin engines was built by Gottlieb Daimler in 1889. It was used as a stationary engine, for boats and in the Daimler Stahlradwagen (“steel-wheeled car”), Daimler’s second car. The engine was also manufactured under licence in France by Panhard et Levassor.

What does V-twin stand for?

Wiktionary. V-twinnoun. A two-cylinder internal combustion engine with the cylinders arranged in a configuration resembling the letter V.

What is the most badass Harley?

These Are The Most Badass Harley-Davidsons Ever

  • 13 1958 Harley-Davidson Duo-Glide. Via chopperexchange.com. …
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Why do V twins have more torque?

The V-2 engines have a longer stroke so it is at a natural advantage with torque. The crank journals (where the bottom of the rods connect to the crank) are like pedals on a bike and the pistons are like your legs pushing down on them.

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