6 Of The Best Cars Ever Built With Rotary Engines – SlashGear

Most vehicles use a piston engine similar to the one-cylinder, four-stroke motor in the first car ever made, Karl Benz’s Patent Motorwagen. Lately, a┬ámore fuel-efficient and emissions-friendly engine design, the opposed-piston engine, has been gaining ground with commercial fleets. However, one engine format that never quite took hold in the auto industry is the Wankel rotary engine. This engine uses a triangular piston that meshes directly with the crankshaft and rotates within an oval-shaped cylinder. It was invented in

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