A Comparison of Front-, Mid- and Rear-Engine Vehicles: Advantages, Disadvantages and Dynamics

This article examines the benefits and drawbacks of front, middle and rear engine placement in passenger cars. Safety concerns are emphasized but comfort issues are also addressed. The authors note that front engine placement is the most common, but no one engine placement is preferred.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 3-4, 16
  • Serial:
    • The Chronicle
    • Volume: 53
    • Issue Number: 4
    • Publisher: Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana
    • ISSN: 0164-1344

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01011054
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 17 2005 1:58PM