Volvo Going On All Fours: Cylinders, That Is

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One of my early posts as a CarGuru was about the possibility of outlawing the V8 engine.

Naturally the post was met with outrage and ridicule. How dare I even suggest that V8 engines are mostly overkill and wasteful and only needed in commercial-grade trucks? That was even before the advent of Ford’s EcoBoost and other mass turbo technology that has further rendered most V8 engines obsolete.

Of course, if it were my decision, I would reserve the right to allow V8s in such cars as the Ford Mustang and Chevy Camaro. Some traditions you just don’t mess with!

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