Volvo want to share with us the Polestar Racing V8 engine for the 2014 V8 Supercars. They are not yet interested in showing you it running in their V8 Supercar, they just want you to take a moment to soak in that amazing sound from the 650 hp 5.0L Naturally aspirated V8.

Technical information

  • Power: 650 hp
  • Torque: 660 Nm
  • Block: Modified Volvo B8444S, 60 degree aluminium cylinder block
  • Bore x Stroke: 95.5 x 87.1
  • Capacity: 4989cc
  • Compression Ratio: 10:1
  • Fuel: E85
  • Heads: Modified Volvo B8444S, aluminium
  • Ignition: Volvo B8444S coil on plug
  • Induction: Naturally aspirated, eight throttle bodies
  • Injection: Port injection, one injector per cylinder, injection pressure: 5.5 bar
  • Liners: Cast in steel liners
  • Max revs: 7500rpm
  • Valve Train: Double overhead camshafts, direct acting tappets, chain drive

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