Where did the modern race engine come from anyway?

By Colin Wood
Jun 19, 2021 | Peugeot, engine

How did we go from powering race cars with massive, low-revving aircraft engines to the smaller, higher-revving powerplants of today? The missing link can be found in the legacy of a handful of rebellious Peugeot drivers and engineers in the early 1900s. That legacy? The Peugeot L76.

Read more about this car, its revolutionary engine, and the people responsible for its creation over on Classic Motorsports now.

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