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The 8 Cylinder engine is synonymous with performance vehicles. The V8 configuration could be the most famous engine of all time. Who doesn’t know what a V8 is, or recognize its awesome snarl? There was a time in North America when nearly every family sedan and coupe rolled off the assembly line with a V8 engine.
Tagged 8 cylinder, AMG, Brooklands, Corvette, CTS, F430, McLaren, Mustang, Panarema, Shelby, SLR, STS, V8, XFR, XLR
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There are a couple of ‘tricks’ in the auto industry to produce the maximum amount of power out of an engine. There are superchargers, turbochargers and direct injection to name a few. All of these systems have their pros and cons behind them. Continue reading
Tagged Corvette, CTS-V, Exige, Michael Schee, Mustang, S4, Shelby GT500, SLR McLaren, STS-V, Supercharger, XFR, XKR, XLR-V, ZR1
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Jaguar had a few things to growl about at Detroit. Most notable was the introduction of its all-new-from-the-ground-up 5.0-litre V8, which finds its way into both the new XF sedans and the XK coupes and convertibles. It purported to feature the world’s first spray-guided direct injection system. Naturally aspirated versions are good for 380 hp @ 3,500 rpm and 461 lb-ft of torque, from 2,500 to 5,500 rpm. Continue reading