Lean Burn

Lean burn refers to the use of lean mixtures in an internal combustion engine. The air-fuel ratios can be as high as 65:1, so the mixture has considerably less fuel in comparison to the stoichiometric combustion ratio (14.64:1 for petrol for example).

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Lean Burn - Diesel Engines
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... where one intake valve per cylinder in the 16-valve engine remains mostly closed to attain lean burn ... The lean burn mode gets the air to fuel ratio above the 14.71 stoichiometric ratio and thus enables extra fuel saving ... chamber faster this causes the fuel to atomize better, and therefore burn far more efficiently ...
Royal Enfield (India) - Recent Models
... Bullet Electra-X (499 cc) – Much modified and re-designed lean burn, alloy barrelled engine with the new gearbox and many chassis modifications ... into the UK/EU starting in 2008, and the 'lean burn' engine will then become the standard ... Even this lean-burn engine may be short-lived in the EU as further emissions restrictions are to be introduced in the form of Euro 3 ...

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