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W18 Engine – The smallest in the world – Video

Submitted by on November 10, 2014

W18 engine - Mini buildFancy yourself a fairly patient individual? You haven’t seen anything yet. This is what 1850 grueling hours of labor looks like, input by one man to craft the world’s smallest W18 engine.

469 pieces, 388 screws, 1850 hours. It’s debatable to call this air powered creation an engine by some definitions of the word, however the quality and quantity of work which has gone into it as a project is undeniable.

With a bore of 14mm and a stroke of 10.25mm, the engine displaces just 28.4cc.

We’ve written about the man behind the smallest V12 engine before. As a followup, take a look the biggest of the smallest of them all, the minature W18.

MORE: The man behind the smallest V12 in the world (video)

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