Honda VTEC System

Honda developed VTEC (Variable Timing and Lift Electronic Control) to improve the volumetric efficiency of a four-stroke internal combustion engine. Ikuo Kajitani, engineer at Honda was the first involved in the development of these four-valve engines. The Honda’s VTEC system uses two camshaft profiles and hydraulically selects between profiles.
Honda VTEC System

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VTEC system was used by Honda for good fuel economy and smooth operation of vehicle.

Further Reading:
The VTEC Engine ~ world.honda.com

Checkout the video explains how VTEC system works


Vinodh Reddy is an Editor-in-chief of ME Mechanical. He holds Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree in Mechanical Engineering from BITS-Pilani. He also writes for vrcworks.net and EduGeneral.

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