Australian company Cast Race Engineering has prepared a new twelve-cylinder engine capacity of 9.5 liters for tuning show SEMA. The power unit will be available in a variety of configurations. Basic price: 55 $ 200.
The mechanics of the Cast Race Engineering took as a basis the family of signalnyj motors General Motors V8 LS/LT. The cylinder block of his own design can be made from cast iron or light alloys. Diameter of cylinders, stroke, and the fuel system borrowed from the atmospheric engines LS/LT volume from 5.3 to 7.0 liters. In the base case, the working volume reaches 9.5 liter V12 peak power of 760 horsepower, torque 965 Nm. Motor spins up to 7100 rpm.
Dry weight of the V12 in the initial configuration with cast iron block 265 pounds. You can order a lightweight design, in this case the engine without the liquids will weigh 191 pounds. The creators of the engine, the promise that the return of the V12 LS up to 1000 horsepower – comparable to the power of “record” Cosworth engine on hypercare Aston Martin Valkyrie!
It is expected that a 9.5-litre version of the V12 makes its debut at the SEMA show in Las Vegas in November. Which car will get mighty motor has not yet been announced, but for experimental purposes the unit installed in the KIA minivan.
Taking orders for the V12 LS is open in the base 55 of $ 200 included shipping to Australia and the USA. The price of the light version and forced up to 1000 forces the engine starts from 60 $ 200.
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