BY sanjana behera

Porsche's PPREFERENCE FOR The Flat Engines

Porsche's PPREFERENCE FOR The Flat Engines

A Porsche, from a gearhead's perspective, always comes with an inevitable image of a 911 with a...

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FLAT ENGINE LAYOUT

What's interesting to note is that this design formula of Porsche dates  back to...

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1896!

but why does  porsche prefer flat engines

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The flat engine has  a near-perfect balance because of lower vibrations from the flat-shape.

ENGINE BALANCE

It makes the engines compact and lightweight, allowing for low displacement models & a lower centre of gravity.

IMPACT ON ENGINES

Sports cars with higher HP, lower traction, optimal fuel consumption and quicker stops are possible. 

OVERALL PERFORMANCE

the '60's tradition of Porsche might just meet its demise with a push for all-electric of the recent times.

HOWEVER,