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V8 engine

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V8 engine

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Category: Technology (14)

Launched in 1950.

Countries: United States (28%), (23%), United Kingdom (12%)

Main connections: Chevrolet, Aston Martin Vantage (2005), Ford Motor Company

Linked to: Cadillac, Formula One, Ferrari, Lancia

 

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1950

A full history of each manufacturer's engines is outside of the scope in this article, but engine sizes on full-size cars grew throughout the 1950s, 1960s, and into the early-to-mid-1970s add something

 

During the 1950s, 1960s, and, 1970s, every GM division had their own engines, whose merits varied add something

 

Spanish truck and sportscar company Pegaso made around 100 cars in the 1950s and 1960s add something

 

The car never went into production, but the engine evolved into a 120 hp 3,6 L V8 for use in the light trucks & Volvo Snabbe and Volvo Trygge from the late 1950s on add something

 

Volvo's 1950s concept car Philip had a gasoline V8 engine add something


1951

Chrysler introduced their "FirePower" hemi-head V8 in 1951 add something

 

The Z-102 first introduced in 1951 engine was an advanced design sporting quadruple camshafts and had 2 valves per cylinder add something


1952

The Rolls-Royce and & Bentley V8 still used in modern Bentleys was designed from 1952 and entered production in 1959 in the Rolls Royce Silver Cloud and Bentley S2 add something


1953

Buick followed in 1953, while Packard and GM's Chevrolet and Pontiac introduced V8s of their own in 1955 add something

 

This flat head engine powered almost all larger Ford cars through the 1953 production year, and was produced until around 1970 by Ford licensees around the world, with the valve-in-block engine powering mostly commercial vehicles add something


1954

BMW 501 - The V8 engine was introduced at the 1954 Geneva Motor Show as the engine of the new BMW 502 saloon car


1955

Arguably, Ferrari had their first contact with V8 power with the "inherited" Lancia D50s in 1955 add something

 

During the 2,5 L Formula One era of 1955–1960, Lancia used a V8 engine in its racing cars add something

 

Moto Guzzi of Italy built a water-cooled DOHC V8 4-stroke motorcycle for Grand Prix racing between 1955 and 1957, referred to as the Moto Guzzi Grand Prix 500 cc V8 add something

 

When Lancia withdrew from racing in 1955, Ferrari bought their design and continued to develop it add something

 

BMW 501 - A further development of the V8 engine was introduced at the 1955 Frankfurt Motor Show

 

Packard - By waiting until 1955, Packard was the last U.S. automaker to introduce a high-compression V8 engine

 

Chevrolet Series D - Chevrolet wouldn't make another $V8 (V8_engine) until the debut of the small-block in 1955

 

Chevrolet Bel Air - For 1955 Chevrolets gained a V8 engine option

 

Chevrolet Series D - It wasn't until 1955 that Chevrolet made another $V8 (V8_engine)

 

Chevrolet Corvette - The 1955 model offered a V8 engine as an option


1956

Juan Manuel Fangio won the 1956 World Drivers' Championship in a V8-powered Ferrari add something


1957

Chevrolet Beauville - In 1957 the engines offered by Chevrolet in the 210 Beauville were a 235,5-cubic-inch 6-cylinder with , a 265-cubic-inch $V8 (V8_engine) with , and a number of 283-cubic-inch V8s, the most powerful being the super turbo-fire 283 reached


1958

BMW 501 - The 501 and 502 model designations were discontinued in 1958, when the 501 $V8 (V8_engine) was renamed the BMW 2,6 and the 502 was renamed the 2,6 Luxus

 

BMW 501 - The 501/3 and 501 $V8 (V8_engine) were continued until 1958, when the six-cylinder engine and the 501 model designation were discontinued


1959

Edward Turner designed the and hemi-head Daimler V8 engines announced in 1959 add something

 

First Automobile Works introduced the first V8 engine in Asia in 1959, used in Hongqi luxury automobiles add something

 

Chevrolet Kingswood - During the first run in 1959 and 1960, the Kingswood was available with either a six-cylinder or V8 engine

 

Chevrolet Corvette - It made its public debut at Maryland's Marlborough Raceway on April 18, 1959, powered by a $V8 (V8_engine) with experimental 11:1 compression aluminum cylinder heads and took fourth place


1960

Holden, including its performance vehicle operations Holden Racing Team and Holden Special Vehicles, has been manufacturing V8 performance vehicles since the late 1960s, as has Ford Australia add something

 

The engine first appeared in Rover saloons in the late 1960s add something

 

The increasing size of full-size cars meant smaller models of car were introduced and became more popular, with the result, by the 1960s, Chrysler, Buick, Ford, and Chevrolet had two V8 model ranges add something

 

Chevrolet Biscayne - While most Biscaynes were sold with a six-cylinder engine through the late 1960s, the V8 engine became the more popular powerplant by the early 1970s


1961

Apart from Phil Hill's 1961 World Drivers' Championship, which he won in a V6-powered Ferrari, all the other World Drivers' Champions drove V8-powered cars to their victories add something

 

The 1,5 L Formula One era of 1961–1965 included V8 engines from Ferrari, Coventry Climax, BRM, and ATS add something

 

Bristol Cars - In 1961, with the launch of the Bristol 407, the company switched to larger Chrysler $V8 (V8_engine) engines, which were more suitable for the increasingly heavy cars

 

Chevrolet Impala - The Impala's SS package in 1961 was truly a performance package, beginning with the $V8 (V8_engine) engines available with , , and or the new V8, which was available with up to

 

Chevrolet Bel Air - This model featured the "bubbletop" roof from 1961, and was popular with drag racers who ordered the car with the new-for-'61 409 cubic inch "W-block" $V8 (V8_engine) with up to ; a special package including aluminum body panels, heater delete, and four-speed manual transmission


1962

Also, from 1962 to 1965, the top three manufacturers in each season's Manufacturer's Championship all predominantly used V8 engines in their cars, with Lotus finishing second in the championship in 1961 using Climax V8 engines add something


1963

TVR - In October 1963, Dick Monnich, Jack Griffith, and Griffith's race mechanic George Clark finished the prototype Griffith, created by swapping a Ford 289 $V8 (V8_engine) into a Grantura Mk3


1964

About 1964, Finnish TT motorcyclist technician area lecturer Tauno Nurmi built a 350 cc DOHC V8-powered 4-stroke motorcycle engine by the name V8 PREMIER. V angle is 90° and it is air-cooled add something

 

Chevrolet El Camino - Most of the other engines were carried over from 1964, including the 194 and 230 cubic-inch Turbo Thrift sixes, the 195-horsepower 283 cubic-inch Turbo-Fire $V8 (V8_engine) and 327 cubic-inch Turbo-Fire V8s of 250 and

 

& Toyota's first V8 engine family was the V series used in the Toyota Crown Eight luxury car introduced in April 1964 add something


1965

Chevrolet Caprice - A V8 engine was no longer standard equipment for the first time since 1965

 

Chevrolet Chevelle - For 1965, Chevrolet added the edgy 350-hp 327 $V8 (V8_engine) as Regular Production Option L79

 

Ford Brasil - Ford do Brasil built the Ford Galaxie, one of the few $V8 (V8_engine) cars ever produced in Brazil, initially equipped with 272cid or 292cid Y-blocks used in the pick-up trucks, using the North American 1965 four-door sedan body


1966

Repco-powered Brabhams won the F1 championship twice, in 1966 and 1967 add something

 

Intermeccanica - Ex-BRM chassis designer John Crosthwaite, working as a consultant for Jack Griffith , designed the chassis for the Bob Cumberford shaped car called the Griffith GT. A Griffith was shown with a Plymouth 4,5-litre V8 engine at the 1966 New York Motor Show

 

Chevrolet El Camino - In 1966, GM added a V8 engine to the lineup rated from 325 to


1967

This engine remained in use in the Toyota Century limousine from 1967 onward until it was replaced by a V12 in 1997 add something


1968

From 1968 to 1981, F1 was largely dominated by teams using the Cosworth DFV engine add something

 

Chevrolet Biscayne - Notably, Baldwin Chevrolet of Long Island, New York, became famous for offering the "Street Racer Special," a 1968 Biscayne coupe with dealer-fitted high-performance 427 cubic-inch $V8 (V8_engine), and heavy-duty suspension components, turning the Biscayne into a serious drag car


1969

Aston Martin has used a variety of V8 engines in its cars, starting with the 1969 DBS V8, followed by many models badged V8 Vantage, or Virage, plus Volante convertible versions add something

 

First introduced in 1969, ceasing production in 1999, it powered a variety of Holden vehicles including the Kingswood, Monaro, Torana and Commodore, and proved to be a popular and successful powerplant in Australian motorsport add something

 

The most well-known Swedish V8 engine is probably the Scania AB diesel, which was released in 1969 for use in the 140 model heavy trucks add something

 

Chevrolet Impala - Although sales of 1969 Z24-optioned Impalas increased to approximately 2,455 units from the 1,778 Z03-optioned units of 1968, and high-powered big-block $V8 (V8_engine) engines continued to be available, there would be no Impala SS for 1970

 

Holden - Following the Chevrolet V8 fitted to the HK, the first Australian-designed and mass-produced V8, the Holden V8 engine debuted in the Hurricane concept of 1969 before fitment to facelifted HT model

 

Bristol Cars - In 1969, the Bristol 411 appeared, with a new 6,2 litre Chrysler $V8 (V8_engine) granting higher top speed and better acceleration still

 

Chevrolet Impala - In 1969, the Impala SS was available only as the Z24 , coming exclusively with a $V8 (V8_engine) of , , or


1970

Early versions were of displacement, growing to in the 1970s add something

 

Once the 1970s oil crisis and pollution regulations hit, big-block V8s did not last too much longer in cars; luxury cars lasted the longest, but by 1977 or so they were gone add something

 

Realizing that shared designs were more cost efficient, GM began to eliminate division-specific engines in the late 1970s, but still has never gone to a single V8 design add something

 

The "PRV" V6 was actually supposed to be a V8, but two cylinders were "dropped" because of the oil crisis of the 1970s add something

 

When U.S. production of the Cleveland V8 range ceased in the early 1970s, the tooling was moved to Australia where Ford Australia continued to produce a local version of the 351 and a unique-to-Australia 302 Cleveland add something

 

Chevrolet Monte Carlo - Despite those trends, the Monte Carlo remained a popular seller and even regained the SS version from mid-1983 to 1988 with a high-performance 305-cubic-inch $V8 (V8_engine)

 

Chevrolet 1700 - It successfully replaced the $V8 (V8_engine) Monaro GTS 350 as Holden's frontline track race car in 1970, winning many touring car and rally events, but for the famed Bathurst, New South Wales race which Ford won in 1970 and 1971 with its XW Phase Two and XY Phase Three Falcon GT-HOs respectively

 

Chevrolet Biscayne - Power steering and power brakes were made standard in 1970, while the TurboHydramatic transmission was standard on all cars ordered with a V8 engine starting midway through the 1971 model year

 

Chevrolet Monte Carlo - Reappearing on the Monte's option list for the first time since 1970 was a 400 CID Turbo-Fire small block $V8 (V8_engine) rated at with a two-barrel carburetor or 180 hp with a four-barrel carburetor

 

Chevrolet Chevelle - The second 402 cid engine was available under RPO, rated at 330 hp with single exhaust, and was available in any $V8 (V8_engine) series except an SS optioned Malibu or El Camino. 1970 saw the introduction of the 454 cid engine and was only available with the RPO Z15 SS Equipment option


1971

Chevrolet Monte Carlo - A four-speed manual transmission with floor shifter was optional with the 305 $V8 (V8_engine), the first time a four-speed manual was offered on the Monte Carlo since 1971

 

Chevrolet Impala - A high-performance big block $V8 (V8_engine) was still available in the form of the Turbo-Jet 454, which produced 365 hp in 1971, but power decreased as the years went along

 

Chevrolet Caprice - Engine offerings were carried over from 1971 with the switch to "net" horsepower ratings including for the standard two-barrel Turbo Fire $V8 (V8_engine), for the four-barrel Turbo Jet 400 big-block V8 and for the four-barrel dual exhaust Turbo Jet V8

 

Chevrolet Chevelle - Since the 307 $V8 (V8_engine) was the standard base V8 in 1971, it could not be ordered with the SS option; one had to order one of the two 350 V8 engines , the LS3 402 or the LS5 454

 

Chevrolet Chevelle - The SS equipment option requirements remained the same as those in 1971, any optional $V8 (V8_engine)


1973

Chevrolet Caprice - As fuel economy became a bigger priority among Americans following the Arab Oil Embargo of late 1973 and early 1974, Chevy made the smaller small block $V8 (V8_engine) with two-barrel carburetor standard on all Caprice models except wagons for 1975

 

Chevrolet Chevelle - Five power teams were available for 1973 Chevelle models; the 250 inline-six and 307 2-barrel $V8 (V8_engine) both rated at were std. engines on Deluxe and Malibu

 

Chevrolet Bel Air - Reflecting the smaller size of these downsized big cars was a lineup of generally smaller engines for improved fuel economy with Chevy's 250 cubic-inch six-cylinder reinstated as standard power in sedans for the first time since 1973, with the 305 $V8 (V8_engine) available as an option in sedans and standard on wagons

 

Chevrolet Caprice - This engine was last available in a full-size Chevy in 1973 in the lower-line Bel Air. Standard on station wagons and optional on other Caprice models was a 2-barrel version of the Chevy's small-block $V8 (V8_engine)


1974

Chevrolet Monte Carlo - A three-speed manual transmission was listed as standard equipment on 1974 "S" and "Landau" models equipped with the standard 350 CID $V8 (V8_engine), and an automatic transmission was a required option with the larger 400 and 454 CID V8s

 

Ford Brasil - In 1974 Ford do Brasil inaugurated the factory in Taubaté, near São Paulo, to accommodate the production line of Ford Galaxie and its newly introduced 302 V8 engine

 

Chevrolet 1700 - In effect, all three manufacturers bowed to this pressure, and Holden would postpone its introduction of a $V8 (V8_engine) Torana for two years until the release of the slightly larger LH series Torana in 1974

 

Chevrolet 1700 - It was unique in that, following the addition of a 4-cylinder option in May 1974, the same body style was available with a choice of inline 4, inline 6, or $V8 (V8_engine) engines, specifically, 1,9-litre Opel four, 2,85- and 3,3-litre Holden 'red' sixes, and 4,2- and 5,0-litre Holden V8s


1975

During this time, the Manufacturers' Championship was won by Cosworth DFV powered cars every season except 1975, 1976, 1977, and 1979, which were won by 12-cylinder Ferraris add something

 

Chevrolet Monza - For 1975 only, Monzas sold in California and high altitude areas met the stricter emissions requirement by substituting a version of the 5,7 liter V8 engine with a 2-barrel carburetor tuned to just

 

Chevrolet Biscayne - However, the Biscayne name survived in Canada through the 1975 model year, with a 350 cubic-inch V8 engine and TurboHydramatic automatic transmission made standard in 1974

 

Chevrolet Bel Air - In 1975, "Consumer Reports" tested a Bel Air four-door sedan with the 350 V8 engine and Turbo Hydramatic against other U.S.-built full-sized cars of that period including the Pontiac Catalina, Ford LTD and Plymouth Gran Fury

 

Chevrolet El Camino - The 454-cubic-inch $V8 (V8_engine), downrated yet again to , made it into 1975 as an El Camino option, but this would be its last go-around

 

Chevrolet Monte Carlo - The SS 454 package would be discontinued after this year following production of only 1,919 units, but the 454 CID V8 engine would remain optional in Monte Carlos through 1975

 

Chevrolet Chevelle - Variable-ratio power steering was now standard with $V8 (V8_engine) models, and all 1975 models rode steel-belted radial tires


1977

Chevrolet Caprice - Ford's 1977 LTD was rated at city and highway with its smallest engine, the $V8 (V8_engine)

 

Chevrolet El Camino - The 1977 models were little changed, except the 400 $V8 (V8_engine) was gone

 

Chevrolet Corvette - The 4-rotor show car was outfitted with a small-block $V8 (V8_engine) in 1977 and rechristened Aerovette

 

Chevrolet Monza - The 5,0 liter engine was the only $V8 (V8_engine) option for the 1977 model year


1978

Chevrolet 1700 - The introduction of the VB Commodore in 1978 was preceded by the arrival of the updated UC Torana/Sunbird twins but with no sports versions or V8 engine options

 

Chevrolet 1700 - The introduction of the UC Torana in March 1978 saw the demise of $V8 (V8_engine) power and the cessation of the sporting SL/R variant in the Torana range of cars


1979

Chevrolet Monza - Discontinued at the end of the 1979 model year were the Monza wagon, the 196 CID V6 and the 305 CID $V8 (V8_engine)


1980

The Y engine has been succeeded by two families of V8, the VH series during the 1980s and 1990s and the new VK series add something

 

Turbocharging in various & Bentley models beginning in the 1980s led to the resurgence of the Bentley marque as the power outputs of the engine were increased in several steps to the current and in the 2007 model-year Bentley Arnage, while meeting all emission standards add something

 

TVR - In the 1980s, under the ownership of Peter Wheeler, a chemical industry consultant and TVR enthusiast, TVR moved away from naturally aspirated and turbocharged V6s back to large V8s, namely the Rover $V8 (V8_engine)

 

Audi A8 - In the late 1980s, it was decided that the target vehicle would be a successor to the $V8 (V8_engine) flagship introduced in 1988

 

Chevrolet Impala (fourth generation) - The new 396 Turbo Jet $V8 (V8_engine) was the first General Motors engine to receive the Rochester Quadra-Jet four-barrel carburetor that would become a mainstay until the early 1980s


1982

Chevrolet Monte Carlo - New for 1982 were the additions of a 260 CID V6 and an Oldsmobile 350 CID $V8 (V8_engine), both of which were diesel engines

 

Chevrolet El Camino - New under the hood for 1982 was a 105-horsepower 5,7-liter Diesel $V8 (V8_engine), which was offered in Chevy's full-size cars

 

Chevrolet Suburban - The Detroit Diesel V8 engine was available from 1982-onwards


1983

Chevrolet Corvette - All of the 1983 prototypes were destroyed or serialized to 1984 except one with a white exterior, medium blue interior, L83 350 ci, 205 bhp $V8 (V8_engine), and 4-speed automatic transmission

 

Chevrolet El Camino - In 1983, the 4,4-liter $V8 (V8_engine) was gone, leaving the 5,0-liter version as the only optional gas V8

 

Ford Brasil - The same happened for the small block $V8 (V8_engine) of Ford's upper class models Ford Galaxie and Ford Landau that were discontinued in 1983


1984

The only Italian diesel V8 engine is built by IVECO since 1984 add something

 

Chevrolet Corvette - The 1984 model carried over the L83 slightly more powerful "Crossfire" V8 engine from the final 1982 third generation model


1985

Chevrolet Monte Carlo - The High Output 5,0 L $V8 (V8_engine) in the 1985 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS remained at 180 horsepower


1987

Chevrolet Caprice - Some Canadian-sold Chevrolet Caprice sedans used the 307 cu in Oldsmobile-built $V8 (V8_engine) in place of the Chevrolet-built 305 cu in engine during the 1987 model year

 

Chevrolet Caprice - The 305 cu in $V8 (V8_engine) was updated with throttle body electronic fuel-injection , first introduced in 1987 on Chevrolet/GMC pickups and vans


1988

TVR - In 1988 TVR sourced a 5,0 litre & Holden $V8 (V8_engine) through Tom Walkinshaw at Holden Special Vehicles


1990

In the 1990s, Lancia Thema had 3 L V8 add something

 

In the late 1990s, the company resisted considerable pressure from its American dealers for a V8 engine with American Honda reportedly sending one dealer a shipment of V8 beverages to silence them add something

 

They had a contract with Ford in the 1990s to produce a V8 for the Ford Taurus SHO. add something


1992

Honda released the NR750 in 1992 add something

 

Morgan Motor Company - However, when the Rover Group re-certified their V8 engine for use in the Range Rover 4x4 sold in the U.S., Morgan was able to use the same engine for a fully US compliant stock Morgan from 1992 to 1996, and again from 1998 to 2004


1994

Morbidelli produced an 848 cc V8 in 1994 add something

 

Morbidelli - In 1994, Morbidelli constructed an innovative shaft-drive, five-speed, 32-valve, liquid-cooled, 847 cc, 90° $V8 (V8_engine), sport touring motorcycle, but its high price meant it would not be economically feasible to produce


1995

Between 1995 and 2005, Formula One cars used 3 L engines; by 2005 these were all V10s add something

 

Porsche Cayenne - It is the first $V8-engined (V8_engine) vehicle built by Porsche since 1995, when the Porsche 928 was discontinued


1996

Lotus introduced a V8-powered version of the Esprit in 1996 add something

 

The Jaguar company introduced the new AJ26 V8 engine in 1996 add something

 

The engine was a very compact OHV 1996 cc V8 with a 70° V angle and 2 valves per cylinder add something

 

Chevrolet Corvette - The 1996 GS came with the high-performance LT4 V8 engine, producing and

 

Chevrolet Impala - The most notable news about the model, though, is the "SS" model's use of the Generation IV small-block $V8 (V8_engine) in a front-wheel-drive & Chevrolet for the first time, and the first V8 in a Chevrolet sedan since the 1996 Caprice: the new 5,3 liter V8 produces


1998

Audi A4 - A year later, & Audi reintroduced the S4, now powered by a 4,2 L V8 engine, as well as an A4 Cabriolet convertible variant , finally replacing the 80-based Audi Cabriolet which had been discontinued in 1998

 

Audi R8 (race car) - With the upcoming American Le Mans Series providing a stage for the US-market, Audi announced plans in 1998 to compete in 1999, with the R8R and powered by a $V8 (V8_engine) turbo


1999

In 1999, Mitsubishi Motors developed an alloy-headed 4,5 L V8, dubbed the 8A8, with double overhead camshafts and gasoline direct injection technology for use in its Proudia and Dignity models add something

 

Chevrolet Nomad - One from 1999 was based on the F-body and was $V8 (V8_engine) powered

 

Holden - The locally produced Buick-sourced V6 engine powered the Commodore range, as did the 5,0-litre Holden V8 engine, and was replaced in 1999 by the 5,7-litre "LS" unit


2000

After the Vantage was discontinued in 2000, there were no V8 models until the introduction of the Jaguar derived 4,3l L V8 in the 2005 V8 Vantage add something

 

Chevrolet Suburban - For 2000, Chevrolet's long-serving 5,7 L and 7,4 L $V8 (V8_engine) engines were retired along with the 6,5 L diesel

 

Audi A6 - In 2000, the moderate performance of this otherwise excellent, 3,0-litre V6-powered, sedan was improved by the addition of two higher-performance versions: the , 2,7-litre bi-turbo $V6 (V6_engine) and the , 4,2-litre $V8 (V8_engine), both with Audi's quattro permanent four-wheel drive system


2001

Audi R8 (race car) - The Bentley Speed 8, which ran at Le Mans from 2001 to 2003, winning in 2003, utilised a heavily modified 4,0 L version of the V8 engine from the Audi R8

 

Audi A6 - The 4,2-litre V8 engine which arrived in 2001 remained unchanged

 

Chevrolet Astra - The Astra XTreme, a concept presented at the 2001 Geneva motor show, was a single-production V8-powered Astra based on the G-series Astra DTM. Like the DTM race car, it featured a V8 engine, producing , gull-wing doors supported by gas struts, carbon fiber panels, and race-specification interior with five-point seatbelts

 

BMW M3 - An E46 GTR came to life in February 2001, powered by the P60B40 a 3,997 cc $V8 (V8_engine) producing


2002

BMW Z8 (E52) - With production of the Z8 completed by November 2002, for 2003 the Z8 production was replaced by the Alpina $V8 (V8_engine) Roadster


2003

The performance arm of Ford Australia, Ford Performance Vehicles , has since 2003 resurged in the market with the Falcon BA and BF based models, and the FG series add something

 

Audi A6 - A variant of the corporate 4,2-litre $V8 (V8_engine) petrol engine, was made available in 2003, and a less powerful TDI followed in 2004


2004

The last mass-produced car to use the Rover V8 was in some models of the Land Rover Discovery, up to 2004 add something

 

The old "Dino" V8 was retired for 2004 with the introduction of a 4,3 L V8, based on the originally Ferrari designed Maserati 4,2 V8, in the F430 and the California add something

 

Audi A4 - Audi Sport re-entered the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters series in 2004 with a $V8 (V8_engine) engined silhouette racing car resembling the A4 saloon, known as the "'Audi A4 DTM"'

 

Audi S6 - The $V8 (V8_engine) performance option for the regular Audi A6, found in the 2004-11 Audi A6 4,2 FSI, has been discontinued and the S6 takes over as the engine upgrade


2005

A similar Yamaha-built engine is used by Volvo Cars as of 2005 add something


2006

Formula One began the 2006 season using naturally aspirated V8 engines, which replaced the V10 in a move to reduce costs and power add something

 

Formula One - The 2,4-litre $V8 (V8_engine) engines used since 2006 will be reduced to 1,6-litre four-cylinder turbocharged engines augmented by the KERS device, with projected power outputs predicting that the new engine formula would remain constant from the 2006 design

 

Audi A6 - The A6 allroad quattro made its debut in 2006, and as before, is an off-road ready version of the Avant, available with either a 2,7-litre $V6 (V6_engine) or 3,0-litre V6 Turbocharged Direct Injection diesel engines, or a 3,2-litre V6 or 4,2-litre $V8 (V8_engine) petrol engine


2007

In 2007, the final components that could be traced back to the 1959 engine were replaced add something

 

This diesel engine will be found in the 2007 Range Rovers add something

 

Maserati - A 4,2-litre $V8 (V8_engine) grand tourer introduced in 2007 has in standard from and year later introduced "'GranTurismo S"' version has 4,7-litre and


2009

Chevrolet Silverado - All Silverado & Sierra 1/2 ton models received a revised bumper and shortened front fascia mid-way through the 2009 model year and a full mid-cycle refresh followed with all 2010 models, including new interior door panels and a six-speed automatic transmission on regular and extended cab models with 5,3L or larger $V8 (V8_engine)'s was made standard

 

Maserati - "'Quattroporte S"', featuring the same 4,7L $V8 (V8_engine) as the Maserati GranTurismo S was introduced in 2009


2010

In 2010 McLaren Automotive, together with Ricardo, developed the 3,8 L M838T twin-turbo engine, for use in the MP4-12C supercar add something

 

In 2010, GM introduced a 4,5 L Duramax diesel V8 with a 72° angle in which they state, "Considering manufacturing tolerances, a 72° V-8 engine can actually deliver better balance than a 90 engine add something

 

Audi A8 - Although other & Audi vehicles such as the 2010 Audi S4 and 2011 Audi A7 had switched from the 4,2L $V8 (V8_engine) to the 3,0L supercharged $V6 (V6_engine), the Audi A8 retained a higher-output 4,2L V8 as the base engine for the 2011 and 2012 model years in North America

 

Fenix Automotive - The car is said to have a $V8 (V8_engine) from the Corvette ZR1, lightweight, below the £75,000 mark and will be due for release near the end of 2010


2011

In 2011 GM built its 100-millionth unit of the Chevrolet small-block V8, making that general engine layout the most produced $V8_engine (AMC_V8_engine) in the world, as well as one of the most commercially successful engines ever add something


2013

Rubens Barrichello - After only one year and being unable to find a ride for the 2013 season, Barrichello moved back to Brazil to participate in the Brazilian Stock Car $V8 (V8_engine) Series


2015

In June 2015, Wärtsilä published a new engine type which is available in V8 configuration add something


2017

When the series was renamed the &FIA (Fédération_Internationale_de_l'Automobile) Formula 2 Championship in 2017, this was the final season these engines were used and they were replaced the following season by 3,4 litre turbocharged V6 engines supplied by Mecachrome add something