4-banger

four-banger

A name for a four-stroke (or four-cycle) engine, as is found in many cars. I need to get my four-banger tuned up one of these days.

4-banger

n. a four-cycle engine. (see also banger.) Your 4-banger shouldn’t be so loud. How’s the muffler?
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Powering the car is a dual over-head cam 1.5 liter 4-banger with MIVEC and musters up 105hp and 141Nm of torque.
Following in the footsteps of the popular V MAX SHO 150 and F200, this new 4-banger is sure to be a hit with boaters who have transoms limited to 175 horsepower, which is common among bay boats and deep V aluminum hulls.
Nonetheless, it's not meant to be a screaming B- or K-Series 4-banger, but a grunty chugger of a sweet six.