CVH engines

CVH (Compound Valve angle, Hemispherical combustion chambers) engines are of four cylinder in-line overhead camshaft type, mounted transversely, together with the transmission, at the front of the car.

The crankshaft is supported in five main bearings within a cast iron crankcase.

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