This is a post for any car and motor lovers: welcome to the craziest engines top 10 list ever. For all of you that love car racing, car tuning and bizarre power on the street, the following vehicle engines will leave you astonished … or simply amused. And for those who are not passionate or expert on this topic, here are some little definitions.
What’s an engine? An engine or motor is a machine designed to convert one form of energy into mechanical energy. Heat engines burn a fuel to create heat, which then creates a force. Electric motors convert electrical energy into mechanical motion; pneumatic motors use compressed air and clockwork motors in wind-up toys use elastic energy. (source: Wikipedia).
How does a gasoline car engine work? The purpose of a gasoline car engine is to convert gasoline into motion so that your car can move. The easiest way to create motion from gasoline is to burn the gasoline inside an engine. Therefore, a car engine is an internal combustion engine. To know more you can read here.
Now that you know the basics, discover 10 of the weirdest vehicle engines you will ever see around: the top 10 strangest custom engines you can found in the world.
1. Lego Engine on Lego Car
2. Crazy spoiler and engine in a mini car
4. Custom engine … for an “easy” front car view.
5. Golden engine of the Cadillac Eldorado Art Car (The Pirate Surf Mobile)
6. Jet engine
7. Bison Leather engine – mounted on a car completely covered in leather
8. Massive truck engine – by Mike Harrah
9. Monster Pulling Tractor V12 Allison Engine
10. Rocket cars
Do you prefer an ordinary gasoline or solar engine or an electric motor? Would you dare to drive around mounting one of these engines in your vehicle?