What does it mean when a car engine is a 0 cylinder?

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  • 4 years ago
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    Every "gas-powered" engine has to have cylinders. A 0-cylinder engine does not exist, but maybe your question is referring to some kind of an electric vehicle.

  • lonon
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    0 Cylinder Engine

  • M.
    Lv 7
    4 years ago

    It must be a riddle.

    There are several types of engines that don't have cylinders

    Piston(s) + cylinder(s) = reciprocating engine.

    Source(s): Engine overhaul mechanic since 1972
  • Chris
    Lv 6
    4 years ago

    umm...electric car maybe? cylinders are the number of pistons there are pumping to make your car go...the more cylinders, the more power basically...but a combustion engine has to have atleast one piston that I know of, so in my opinion this has to be an electric car...

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  • 4 years ago

    It is an unconventional engine, probably a rotary. Rotary engines have no cylinders.

  • JetDoc
    Lv 7
    4 years ago

    Absolutely NOTHING. There is no such thing as a ZERO cylinder engine.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    It probably doesn't have an engine and shouldn't be bought unless you plan on putting one in or building one.

  • Joe
    Lv 7
    4 years ago

    It's a miss print or typo.

  • 4 years ago

    It's a rotary (Wankel)

  • 4 years ago

    No such thing.

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