There is a lot of engine types in the automotive history, wankel engines, W engines, and V engines. But what about VR (Vee Reinhenmotor), radial engines, H engines, and U engines? These types have their capabilities and i guess the deserve
I suggest you read this. That should address your suggestion.
But i think the VR design can get in whithout problems. It’s good to add a good amount of cylinders in a small size.
Also there are cars manufactured nowadays that use this design like the VW Touareg.
Try not to double post, you can use edit instead. Also you can use @username to tag others