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Lotus Omnivore Two Stroke Engine

by JohnNicholas on 10/28/2008

Lotus Engineering, in collaboration with Jaguar, is starting up a project they’re calling “Omnivore,” a task which, if successful, could see traditional internal combustion engines go the way of the dodo. Lotus is planning to meld the two-cycle engine with new technologies — direct injection and a variable compression ratio — to create an engine able to run on almost any fuel. If you’ve ever wondered what the future of the internal combustion looked like, you’re getting a peek now.

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