What does the acronym VTEC stand for?
variable valve timing and lift electronic control
VTEC is an acronym for a variable valve-timing system used on Honda and Acura models since 1989. The full name is variable valve timing and lift electronic control, and the first U.S. model with VTEC was the 1991 Acura NSX.
What is VTEC kicked in yo?
As engine speeds rise, a piston inside the rockers is pressurized with oil, locking all three cams together to increase valve lift. This is where that signature “VTEC kicking in” sound comes from. Now next time you “get into VTEC” while driving your Honda, you’ll know exactly what’s happening inside your engine.
Why is VTEC famous?
Honda developed its Variable Valve Timing & Lift Electronic Control (VTEC) technology to make its cars quicker, more efficient, and more enjoyable to drive overall. The technology’s frequent appearance in Fast and Furious movies has turned it into a widely known meme.
Is VTEC only for Honda?
So yes, VTEC is Honda only and yes, there are other technologies that achieve the same, or very similar, goals.
Is VTEC faster than Turbo?
Turbo produces more torque and horsepower obviously while VTEC is more about pushing the maximum horsepower out of the engine since torque on VTEC cars can only be felt on VTEC range meaning anywhere after 5,500RPMs but yet the torque is still nothing compared with a turbo’s torque output.
Is a VTEC a turbo?
VTEC TURBO Fuel Efficient Under Any Condition The VTEC TURBO engine produces more torque than the 2.4L naturally-aspirated engine, thanks to its turbo. The VTEC TURBO allows a small, 1.5L engine to perform as well as a 2.4L engine.
Why does VTEC sound so good?
By utilizing vtec, gases and air are allowed more readily into a combustion chamber, resulting in a higher performance. This is something you hear.
Did Honda make a V8?
 The V8 was a highly successful IndyCar Series engine from 2003 to 2011 season before being replaced by Honda Indy V6 at the following season….Honda Indy V8 engine.
|Honda Indy V8|
|Manufacturer||/ Honda Performance Development|
|Configuration||V8 naturally-aspirated engine, 90° cylinder angle|