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Jaguar C-X75's twincharged 1.6-litre engine may enter production

By SYF77 on 06 Jul 2013

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Although the Jaguar C-X75 did not receive the green light for production, its twincharged 1.6-litre engine is still being developed and could make it to production. The power plant, developed by Cosworth, is conceived initially as an F1 engine.

On the adaptation of the engine for a road-going model, Cosworth's principal engineer, Andy Ball, said, "We've being doing development engines. We're still partnering on this. As a road-going engine it could have similar specific power as a Formula One engine of 300bhp per litre.

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"We're talking with quite a few manufacturers about doing engines of this ilk - downsized, high specific power output engines," Ball added. Rumour has it that the engine will find home under the bonnet of a high performance Jaguar F-Type Coupe.

The 1.6-litre turbocharged and supercharged four-cylinder engine is one of the world's highest specific power output powerplants at 313bhp per litre. It produces a peak output of 502bhp and revs to a sky-high 10,000rpm.

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SYF77
Written by SYF77
I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



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Ooosh Jul 07 2013 01:06 AM
Wow a rotary contender....
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