A type of internal combustion engine used chiefly in aircraft, having its cylinders arranged in a row.
- Inline engines are where the big torque ratings come from.
- When did Volvo move from fours and sixes to 5-cylinder inline engines (Audi's old trademark)?
- In the front, the P2's octagonal frame rails had to be extended to accommodate the Duratec 30 V6 engine, since Volvo uses thinner transverse-mounted inline engines.
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