By infernoMay 14, in Nissan 4 Cyl Forum. Thought some of you might it interesting to read about this. It is always cool to read about new developments:.
Midget open-wheel racecars and the Stock S Class and Modified A Class inboard hydroplanes have provided thrills and chills for racing fans since the s. And as the speed and performance of these radically-different racing machines has improved, so have the engines that power them. These engines have varied from stock four and six-cylinder automotive-type engines.
Although fewer than 10 engines are currently in competition, the initial reaction and enthusiasm are positive. Basically, Honda ships the 2. This is the same engine found in the Honda Civic Si coupe and rated at SAE horsepower at 7, rpm with lb-ft peak torque at 4, rpm. Ford used to be the series sponsor, and its 2.
Racing engines based on stock blocks and cylinder heads have long been a cost effective substitute for purpose built short run racing engines. The accomplishments competitors have achieved with the Chevrolet ECOtec in other forms of racing, most notably drag racing and road racing are testimony to the results a racer may expect. This groundbreaking new initiative will lead the way toward increased and improved midget competition all across the country and the RRE Chevrolet ECOtec engine will be part of that.
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Chevrolet Unveils a New Midget Engine. Chevrolet races to win, and America's brand is aiming for. The new methanol-burning ci 2. The lightweight, inline four-cylinder engine employs an.