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Dodge Big Four

Dodge Big Four

 

For the first 13 years of the company’s history—1914 through 1926—all Dodge Brothers cars were powered by the same basic four-cylinder engine. This tireless workhorse was unofficially known as the Dodge Big Four.

 

The Big Four was an eager performer from the start. When the first test units were completed, the engineers were surprised to discover that instead of the 30 horsepower they’d projected, the engine easily made 35 hp. Larger than the engines in some other mid-price cars, the Big Four displaced 212.3 cubic inches, or in today’s…

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Dodge Big Four

Inside the Dodge 2.4 Liter Tigershark Engine

2.4 Liter Tigershark Engine

 

Under the hood of the 2014 Dodge Dart, you’ll find one of the most advanced four-cylinder engines on the planet: the 2.4 liter Tigershark™ engine*.

 

Designed to take full advantage of the exclusive MultiAir technology developed with Dodge engineering partner Fiat Powertrain, the Tigershark engine features the second-generation MultiAir 2 system. This next phase in MultiAir science marks even further improvements in fuel economy and exhaust emissions without compromising performance.

 

In a nutshell, MultiAir replaces the traditional mechanical link between the cam lobe and the intake valve with an

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Inside the Dodge 2.4 Liter Tigershark Engine