Tour Split-Cycle Engine technology display
Unique to the Tour technology concept is the placement of the cylinders and the crankshafts.
The Tour design uses two opposing cylinders. Instead of being connected via a common crankshaft, the TourEngine™ has two crankshafts at opposite ends. Instead, the two cylinders, one hot, one cold, directly share the same head, a fundamental deviation from previously proposed split-cycle designs.
For detailed article, read Tour Engine Inc. chosen to display at ARPE-E Innovation Summit 2011