While sleek, flowing bodywork gets plenty of attention, racers know it’s mostly there to keep the engine dry. OK, OK, aerodynamics and downforce are important, but the bottom line is that engines are a huge part of a car’s character. It provides the soundtrack to racing and, even more important, powers the cars we love through the corners and on to the checkered flag. We prowled the Amelia Island Concours looking for popped hoods to highlight some of the best-looking engines. Starting with the four-cylinder and ending with 16, here are some of our favorite motors we spotted at Amelia.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/03/14/our-favorite-engines-from-amelia-island-2018