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Jul 18, 8:31pm - #226586 
Fastest In-line 4 engine/car in World?

I was wondering, what was the fastest producting car ever made that had an inline-4 engine?


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Jul 18, 8:35pm - #226587 
most hp per liter is 2nk with 1.8 liter engine

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Jul 18, 9:24pm - #226588 
Celica GT4 3sgte.. probably not.. but... smile

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Jul 19, 7:14am - #226589 


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Jul 19, 8:15am - #226590 
Lotus Elise...Impreza 22b, come to mind.

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Jul 19, 8:17am - #226591 
Originally Posted by BeQuietAndDrive
Lotus Elise...Impreza 22b, come to mind.


Isn't the impreza a boxer set up, not I4?


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Jul 19, 8:19am - #226592 
Fastest inline 4 cyl. is the 1999 Leblanc Caroline

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Jul 19, 8:44am - #226593 
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
Originally Posted by BeQuietAndDrive
Lotus Elise...Impreza 22b, come to mind.


Isn't the impreza a boxer set up, not I4?
Yeah.

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Jul 19, 9:15am - #226594 
Originally Posted by slidr
Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
Originally Posted by BeQuietAndDrive
Lotus Elise...Impreza 22b, come to mind.


Isn't the impreza a boxer set up, not I4?
Yeah.


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Jul 19, 10:47am - #226595 
I want a 99 Leblanc Caroline now...anyone got a million to spare? Heck, I'll just lighten my celica to 1700 lbs, do some major engine building and put a T3/T4 Turbo in and save close to a million. That Leblanc looks like it's all race car anyway and not a luxury cruiser.


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Jul 19, 11:16am - #226596 
Originally Posted by QTRMLR_1
I want a 99 Leblanc Caroline now...anyone got a million to spare? Heck, I'll just lighten my celica to 1700 lbs, do some major engine building and put a T3/T4 Turbo in and save close to a million. That Leblanc looks like it's all race car anyway and not a luxury cruiser.
Well yeah, not too many luxury four bangers around that can go that fast.


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Jul 19, 1:19pm - #226597 
That's basically as fast as an F1 car except it has a closed body for the driver.


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Jul 19, 1:24pm - #226598 
I'd like to see the Turbo I4 Leblanc Caroline taking on the supercharged V8s in Nascar...road race or a 200 lap oval. That'd be funny to say the least. 8 banger = 4 cylinders too many and a waste of gas.


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Jul 19, 1:29pm - #226599 
are we talking production cars? if not there was a show on the history chanel about a guy who deveolped a twin Turbo inline 4 that put out a whoopin 1200hp, granted it was for drag racing and you could fit a soft ball in the cylinder but... rofl


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Jul 19, 1:57pm - #226600 
wow softball..how many liters would that be? quarts hehe...


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Jul 19, 4:02pm - #226601 
Wow the 1999 Leblanc Caroline is nice car. Didnt think an inline-4 could produce that much power! thx for the posts guys


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Jul 19, 5:18pm - #226602 
are we talking about Turbo or NA?
for Turbo, probably evo or sti, and some Turbo engines
but NA, probably s2000, or old school bmw m3 evo

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Jul 19, 6:42pm - #226603 


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Jul 19, 6:52pm - #226604 
Originally Posted by mzulkowski
Wow the 1999 Leblanc Caroline is nice car. Didnt think an inline-4 could produce that much power! thx for the posts guys


That's the beauty of the twin-turbo on one tough block and a price tag that qualifies it as an exotic.


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Jul 20, 8:04am - #226605 
isnt the Project NORAD a four cyl?

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Jul 20, 2:51pm - #226606 
if it was n/a i woudl put my money on the lotus super 7 from back in da day

you can see a kit car styled after it called the caterham 7


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Jul 20, 2:56pm - #226607 
Originally Posted by Jae
are we talking about Turbo or NA?
for Turbo, probably evo or sti, and some Turbo engines
but NA, probably s2000, or old school bmw m3 evo
STI isn't a straight 4.


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Jul 20, 3:13pm - #226608 
Originally Posted by Rexy13
isnt the Project NORAD a four cyl?


the question posed was for production cars...but yeah that's true with the NORAD, last I heard was the 2.7 L Tacoma 4 cylinder (3RZ). My Avatar is the NORAD celica concept BTW.


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Jul 21, 9:01am - #226609 
The Mitsu Evo is Inline 4. Probably the fastest production inline 4 available.

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Jul 21, 10:22am - #226610 
I'd put my money on the 1999 Leblanc Caroline over the Mitsu Evo. Are we on? thumbsup


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Jul 21, 10:24am - #226611 
wtf

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Jul 21, 10:48am - #226612 
Guess not...


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Jul 21, 10:51am - #226613 
spineyes rofl

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Aug 5, 9:19pm - #226614 
I think the fastest was the YUGO

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Aug 5, 9:27pm - #226615 
This is weird, I was talking about a subject relating to this the other day. Apparently there's a guy that built 4-cylindar drag cars whose trap speed in the 1/4 was around 200 miles an hour. He was the fastest man in the world for 8 years until somebody knocked him out of that title. I'll call to get that guy's name again.


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Aug 5, 9:31pm - #226616 
1999 Leblanc Caroline eh? anyone got a picture

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Aug 5, 9:36pm - #226617 
EVO? lol~


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