At a car show, you see a car that has this metal badge on the fender (the number 8 atop a "V", surrounded by a US and a checkered flag). What did this badge originally indicate?
The 'V-8' emblem indicated a car equipped with a V-8 engine - eight cylinders arranged in a 'V', but it is quite possible the owner slapped a 'V-8' emblem on the fender his inline-6 car.Next Question
The 'V-8' emblem indicated a car equipped with a V-8 engine: that is, an engine with eight cylinders arranged in a 'V' shape. Other engine configurations are 'flat', 'slant', or 'inline' and can have from 2-12 cylinders.Next Question