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Old 02-08-2013, 03:37 PM
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The control is a major problem with two separate engines.

Keeping their torque output to the wheels in balance is difficult and invariably one engine is hunting the other at various times. Which means lost power

The 2CV was about a cheap 4WD solution for farmers, Austin/Morris did similar with a prototype twin engine Moke for off road/winter.

Many since were for performance like John Coopers "Twini" and a version ran in the 63 Targa Floria

There was a VW in the 90s with a VR6 front and back ! Never saw it run.

If you google twin engine and on YouTube you'll find plenty of examples official and otherwise
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