Scale V8 Engines Work Just Like the Big Boys

 |  March 21, 2014

by Paul Strauss

While car companies are moving away from V8 engines to cut down on size, weight and fuel consumption, this one builder proves that a V8 could be made smaller. While it’s not being used in an actual car, this scale model of a Chevy small block V8 works just like its bigger brothers – except for the part where it has to be started with a power drill.

It’s truly an impressive build, but when we started looking around at related videos on YouTube, we came across a number of even more incredible scale engines, like the ones shown below:

And not to be outdone, here’s a miniature V12:

Now if only car makers would start putting these things in their hot hatches…

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