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10 Best Engines of the 20th Century

The ending of a century is a noteworthy event. It takes 100 years to reach that point and so much has occurred during those years that have in some way advanced mankind. So news and trade magazines always include an article during the first year of the new century identifying the best things, the most impactful events, and the most influential people of the last century.

On the first day of 2000 the automotive trade magazine WardAuto identified what the staff thought were the 10 best engines of the 20th Century.

The article pointed out that the evolution of the internal-combustion engine in the 1900s was a work in progress that often took wrong turns. After all, the cars that those engines were to power had just started to appear in the early 1900s. So WardAuto decided to base its list of the 10 best on the technological advancement offered by the engine.

So click next to view the list of the 10 Best Engines of the 20th Century.

 

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