Horizontally Opposed

Technology / Motorcycle / Horizontally Opposed: Type of engine layout in which the cylinders are placed at 180° to one another. It is also described as a flat twin or flat four, etc. Also known as a boxer engine.

Horizontally Opposed

Technology / Motorcycle / Horizontally Opposed: Type of engine layout in which the cylinders are placed at 180° to one another. It is also described as a flat twin or flat four, etc. Also known as a boxer engine. MORE

Boxer

Technology / Motorcycle / Boxer: Refers to the BMW R-Series engine that has two horizontally opposed cylinders. MORE

Flat Twin

Technology / Motorcycle / Flat Twin: A two cylinder internal combustion engine with the cylinders arranged on opposite sides of the crankshaft. The best known example is the "traditional’ (since 1923) BMW motorcycle engine, where it is MORE

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