In 1886, Karl Benz invented the first internal combustion engine with horizontally opposed pistons. This boxer engine, is a design with multiple pistons, moving in the horizontal plane.
The most popular layout has cylinders arranged in two banks on either side of a single crankshaft, also known as boxers.
This video will explain all the benefits of the boxer engine, and its main advantage, which are the primary and the secondary engine balance, and the very low center of gravity compared to other engines. These kind of videos teach more and more about cars everyday, and we can’t get enough of them.