V-8


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V-8

(vē′āt′)
n.
A V-engine having eight cylinders.
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The Levante now runs on a Ferrari inspired 3.8-litre V-8 engine which is built by Ferrari but is slightly different in design than the stock Ferrari V-8.
(NYSE: GM) today confirmed its Tonawanda, New York, engine plant will build the company's next-generation 6.2L Small Block V-8 engine that will power the all-new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.
Here was a V-8 brawler that could out-accelerate the Ferraris of its time, yet a kid just out of high school could make the payments on it.
Three years later, Cadillac went exclusively to a 5.1-liter, 70-horsepower V-8, which smoothness and performance were well received that 13,000 were sold in the first year.
The vehicle is powered by a 5.7L HEMI(R) V-8 engine, coupled with a full-time, active all-wheel-drive system and an eight speed automatic transmission.
At the far end of the spectrum is the contemporary Silverado 3500HD one-tonne truck, with the available Duramax 6.6l turbo-diesel V-8. It's 910lb-ft of torque equates to an incredible 138lb-ft per litre, for great trailering confidence even on tough grades.
The Cadillac 6.2L V-8 engine has been consistent in delivering power and reliability to the three Cadillac prototype race cars: No.
Geoff Stunkard's Hemi: A History of Chrysler's Iconic V-8 in Competition (9781613251881, $39.95) is recommended for auto buffs who harbor a special affection for the Hemi v-8 engine, and provides a lively, photo-filled history of how Chrysler developed the engine that came to dominate various race car competitions over the years.
Young, the author of books on transportation, aerospace, and social history, traces the history of the Cadillac Northstar V-8 engine, created in the 1980s.
Oldsmobile V-8 Engines: How to Build Max Performance
"Hemi: A History of Chrysler's Iconic V-8 In Competition" by car enthusiast and historian Geoff Stunkard is a profusely illustrated and comprehensive 192 page history of the Hemi -- a hemispherical combustion chamber is a type of combustion chamber with a domed cylinder head.