6 Best Car Race Engines from Decades Past

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Race cars are prevalent in the UAE. These are impressive vehicles designed for competing in races. It is a race car’s engine that determines the success or failure of the race, of course, putting aside aerodynamics and other modifications. CarSwtich.com, an online marketplace for certified used cars, has put together a list of the most impressive race cars – and the engines that made them the heroes!

  1. Formula One Ferrari

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Formula One Ferrari is by far one of the most famous engines in the F1. The Ferrari V-10 F1 is a 3 litre, 10 cylinder racing car that emerged victorious 57 times.

     2.  Porsche Flat 6

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Porsche is one of the most prominent manufacturers of the Flat 6 engine sports car. It is the racing vehicle of the 1990s. It has a 2-litre air-cooled engine and has won many races over the years.

  1. Porsche Flat 12

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Porsche manufactures the biggest engines in the racing industry. The Flat 12 has two Flat 6 engines in this car. It is a 4.5-litre engine which has 1500 horsepower.

We can’t imagine how comfortable the driving space would be for this vehicle!

  1. Mazda R26B 4-rotor

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The Mazda R26B 4-rotor has been a fascinating vehicle in the racing industry. It has entered over 20 races including the 24 Hours of Le Mans race where it made quite an impression since it was the only car that was not a traditional piston engine.

  1. BMW S14

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The start of the M-series was the BMW S14. It won no races but still took away the championship. The BMW S14 was a 2.5-litre engine with four cylinders.

  1. Audi R10-18 TDI

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Even though there have been many modifications to the Audi R10-18 TDI, it has always had one engine. Initially, this Audi was a petrol engine with ten cylinders. When it entered the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, it had a clear-cut victory.

Then, the producers replaced the petrol engine with a diesel engine and ten cylinders with twelve cylinders and two turbos. This is a tremendous amount of power for just one race car.

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