Author Topic: Video - Ducati Testastretta DVT Engine with Desmodromic Variable Timing  (Read 622 times)

Offline Chris

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This is very cool.  Variable valve timing offers the best of both worlds for engine designers at high and low RPMs..  It's like having one set of cams for low and medium speeds and another for high RPMs.   This eliminates the problems of having an engine tuned for performance being almost unusable at low RPMs.  Remember when you could tell a hot car by the lumpy sounding idle and it being a handful at parking lot speeds?  With variable valve timing high performance engines can run great at both ends of the spectrum.

Here's how:

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« Last Edit: March 07, 2015, 07:10:32 pm by Chris »


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