Can You Guess if This Car Is a V6 or V8?
by Robin Tyler
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There is nothing quite like the sound of a performance engine revving away. 

Simply put, they are music to the ears of many car lovers. And V6 or V8 motors are not only found in muscle cars. Even regular sedans have them in some cases. OK, maybe they not so "regular" with that kind of power on tap, all provided by a V6 or V8 engine!

Interestingly, the V6 motor made an early introduction in the history of motoring. The first such engine was built in 1905 by the Marmon motor company. Today most V6 engines have either a 60, 90 or 120-degree angle but there are some exceptions like the VR6 engine from mid-'90s made by Volkswagen.

The first V8 engine was designed by Leon Levavasseur in 1902 and dubbed the "Antoinette." Its early use was in aircraft and boats.  Rolls Royce was one of the first car manufacturers to use a V8 engine, putting it into their 1905 and 1906 models.

On to the task at hand, however. Would you be able to identify which engine a range of vehicles have from just looking at an image of the vehicle and knowing their name?

Some are going to test your car knowledge to its fullest.

Good luck!


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