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

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.

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