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Adam Wilkie

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11/09/2015 10:30AM

Main British Car:
1939 raymond Mays V8

How many V8 engines
Posted by: veight
Date: November 09, 2015 10:37AM

How many V 8 engines were designed and made in the UK and not bought under license from a foreign engine builder..

Edited 4 time(s). Last edit at 05/12/2018 05:55AM by veight.

Curtis Jacobson
Portland Oregon
(4465 posts)

10/12/2007 02:16AM

Main British Car:
71 MGBGT, Buick 215

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Re: How many V8 engines
Posted by: Moderator
Date: November 09, 2015 04:05PM

Great question, on at least two levels! It would be interesting to know production volumes as well as engine models/series.

I'll list a few series that come to mind, as a starting point:
Rolls Royce's L-series
Rolls Royce's N-series
Aston Martin's (1969-on)
Daimler's little hemi
Triumph's Stag

Plus many racing engines, including notably Cosworth's DFV, Coventry Climax's Godiva, BRM, etc.,

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