Vector W8 still for sale in Japan. One of 19 made with a twin turbo 6L Rodeck block V8 with in cabin adjustable boost. Power starts at 650HP at low boost and goes up to an OH SHIT level of 1200HP at 14psi high boost.
Vector W8 for sale in Japan. One of 19 produced in the early 1990’s with a twin turbo 6 litre Rodeck block Chevy V8 and carbon fibre body. Cabin adjustable boost meant you could have power starting at 650HP on low boost up to 1200HP @ 14psi high boost.
SARD MC8, 1995. The Sigma Advanced Racing Development is a Japanese tuning company and racing team. In the mid-90s they wanted to compete in the Le Mans 24 Hours and built a race car based based on an elongated second generation Toyota MR2 fitted with the 600hp twin turbo-charged Lexus V8. In order to comply with race regulations they needed to build a road-legal version of the car so the one-off SARD MC8 was created though the road car made do with a standard Lexus V8 sans turbo-chargers, coupled to a Porsche 6-speed gearbox. The race car only managed 14 laps before retiring
Mercedes-Benz C111-IV Concept, 1979. The final version of the C111 experimental series had a drag co-efficient value of 0.195 and was powered by a 500hp twin-turbo 4.8 litre V8. It broke numerous speed and endurance records at the Nardo circuit in southern Italy
Mercedes-AMG is redefining the performance saloon. The brand is turning the most intelligent executive saloon into the most powerful E-Class of all time in the shape of the next generation of the E 63 4MATIC+ and E 63 S 4MATIC+. Mercedes-AMG is also setting new benchmarks in this market segment with its innovative technologies. The intelligent drive strategy raises the limits of the performance saloon’s vehicle dynamics to a completely new level. Delivering superior acceleration, the 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 engine generates up to 450 kW (612 hp). This makes it the most powerful engine to have ever been installed in an E-Class.
[Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ | Combined fuel consumption 9.2-8.9 l/100km | Combined CO₂ emissions 209-203 g/km]
Bentley Motors announced today the introduction of a new model to its range – the Flying Spur V8 S. Taking its place between the Flying Spur V8 and flagship W12, the V8 S is tuned for power & performance, with increased engine output and revised suspension offering a more focused, precise driving experience.
The Flying Spur V8 S features a number of sporting styling cues which hint at its new and improved sporting capabilities. A black radiator grille and rear diffuser along with a unique grille insert give the new model a dramatic and purposeful appearance to match its enhanced performance.
The Bentley Flying Spur V8 S will make its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show between March 1-13, 2016. Customer deliveries will begin in summer.
Beck LM800, 2007. Developed by Orca Engineering and also powered by a twin-turbo Audi V8, the LM 800 hypercar was to be produced in limited numbers selling for 750,000 Swiss Francs each but it seems only a prototype has ever been produced