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 CVCC engine
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This was the first engine to conform to the Muskie Act (effective in Dec. 1970) in the U.S. without the need for after treatment (catalyst, etc.), and certified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It used compound vortex controlled combustion (CVCC).
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Storage location:HONDA COLLECTION HALL (Twin Ring Motegi, 120-1, Hiyama, Motegi-machi, Haga-gun, Tochigi-ken 321-3597)
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Year manufactured:1973
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Manufacturer:Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
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Classification:Mass-production product
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Current status:On display (dynamic): open to the public
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Model / Manufacture
Company name:Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
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Location:Honda Collection Room
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Year of manufacture:1973
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Specification
Cylinder arrangement, number of cylinders:Inline 4
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Cycle / cooling method:/Water-cooled
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Valve type / number:SOHC/Intake: 2, exhaust: 1
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Total displacement:1488
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Bore x stroke:74.0×86.5
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Performance
Max. output:63/5500
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Device
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Features:First engine in the world to conform to Muskie Act
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