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SCC magazine: Hayabusa based V8

Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by One_Trick_Pony, Dec 21, 2004.

  1. One_Trick_Pony

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    Hey anyone pick up the Feb issue of Sport Compact Car yet?
    Theres a wicked article (technobabble) of how this british company (Radical Sport Cars) is developing a V8 based on two Hayabusa cylinder heads and bores bolted to a custom crank case.....

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    Check out their web site http://www.radicalmotorsport.com/news_folder/v8/index.php

    so far it makes 383hp @ 10,000rpm and 207lb-ft of torque @ 6800

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    can you imagine this thing turbo'd and in a light car like a elise or something??? killer i think they said it weighs 209 pounds .....
     
  2. Scott

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    Thats pretty cool! i love seeing stuff like this!
     
  3. krayzie

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    hmmmmm go cart engine? :crazy:
     
  4. PirateSteve

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    The Radicals are an awesome track car too. With this much engine behind them, it can only be better!!
     
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