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What are all the OHV engines available today?

What are all the OHV engines used in production cars in the USA available today?

Here are the ones I know that are OHV:
GM 4.3L V6 used in their trucks.
GM 4.8L V8 used in their vans.
GM 5.3L V8 used in their trucks and SUVs.
GM 6.0L V8 used in their HD trucks.
GM 6.2L V8 used in their trucks, Corvette, Camaro, SS, GMC Yukon, and Cadillac Escalade.
GM 6.2L supercharged V8 used in the Corvette Z06, Camaro ZL1, and Cadillac CTS-V.

Chrysler 5.7L V8 used in their Ram trucks, Charger, Challenger, Durango, Chrysler 300, and Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Chrysler 6.4L V8 used in their SRT's and Ram 2500 and 3500.
Chrysler 6.2L supercharged V8 used in Charger Hellcat and Challenger Hellcat.
Chrysler 8.4L V10 used in the Dodge Viper.

This basically is all of the OHV engines made by GM and Chrysler in the USA today. Any other auto manufacturers make OHV engines?


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The question should be: Are any manufacturers making non OHC(Overhead cam) engines. I would guess all modern engines are OHC and OHV. Very few Non-OHC and rarer non-OHV.

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The question should be: Are any manufacturers making non OHC(Overhead cam) engines. I would guess all modern engines are OHV and OHV. Very few Non-OHC and rarer non-OHV.
Yes, sorry I didn't clarify. Technically, OHC is also overhead valve in that the valves are on top of the cylinders. OHV just doesn't have the camshaft on top. I was just curious as to what vehicles use OHV(cam not on top) in the USA today.

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My 2003 chevy S-10 2.2 uses a chain driven cam with pushrods. Thats one. It is in use but I don't think in production.
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I think all the OHV engines I listed are all of the ones currently in production available in the US today. As far as I know, all Japanese, Korean, and European automakers use OHC, but I could be wrong and there might be one that I missed.
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