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The greatest Italian car engines ever made

Autocar Logo By David Finlay of Autocar | Slide 1 of 21: The variety is astonishing. On the one hand, there are fantastically powerful motors designed for sports and competition cars. On the other, there are humdrum but effective little units producing no more power than the car absolutely needs.Either way, Italian engines almost always have flair, and are very often technically advanced. Here are 20 of our favourites:

Italians are rightly proud of the car engines their nation has produced.

The variety is astonishing. On the one hand, there are fantastically powerful motors designed for sports and competition cars. On the other, there are humdrum but effective little units producing no more power than the car absolutely needs.

Either way, Italian engines almost always have flair, and are very often technically advanced. Here are 20 of our favourites:

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