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The smallest engines ever to power a car

Autocar Logo By Al Suttie of Autocar | Slide 1 of 19: Autocar has recently written about the world’s largest engines, but what about the smallest? Then look again at these small-engined wonders that go back as far as the 1920s to prove that small engines have been big news for as long as the car has been a popular means of transport.Not all of these cars use small engines purely for economy needs and several put performance above frugality. We’ll start at the ‘largest’ smallest – and work our way down to the ‘smallest’ smallest:

Think downsizing engine capacity is a modern idea?

Autocar has recently written about the world’s largest engines, but what about the smallest? Then look again at these small-engined wonders that go back as far as the 1920s to prove that small engines have been big news for as long as the car has been a popular means of transport.

Not all of these cars use small engines purely for economy needs and several put performance above frugality. We’ll start at the ‘largest’ smallest – and work our way down to the ‘smallest’ smallest:

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