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07/01/2020

What Volvo was in the V8 Supercars?

What Volvo was in the V8 Supercars?

Volvo S60 V8
Volvo Polestar Racing unveiled its 650 HP Volvo S60 that will debut in the 2014 V8 Supercars by driving it across the Sydney Harbour Bridge under police escort.

What happened to Volvo in V8 Supercars?

It came to an end after Volvo’s withdrawal at the end of 2016 with two of the three cars produced being taken overseas. …

Does Volvo make a supercar?

Volvo Polestar Racing has revealed details of its new V8 Supercars engine. The five litre eight cylinder unit is based on the Volvo B8444S aluminium block and produces 650bhp. The engine will be fitted to a new S60 bodied COTF chassis ahead of its first public outing this weekend.

What engine does Holden use in V8 Supercars?

The Holden teams had the option of using the Group A-developed 5.0-litre Holden V8 engine, although this was restricted to the second-tier privateer teams from 1994 onwards, forcing the major Holden runners to use the more expensive Chevrolet engine.

Is Volvo in the V8 Supercars?

V8 Supercars chief James Warburton says the sport will continue to feature Volvo cars. Garry Rogers Motorsport has indicated that it is committed to race Volvos in the 2016 and 2017 seasons and we will continue to have discussions with Volvo Car Australia about its ongoing involvement in the sport.”

Is Mercedes still in V8 Supercars?

The good news is that they all still exist in various shapes and forms. Of the three cars that were originally built for the 2013 season and driven by Maro Engel, Tim Slade and Lee Holdsworth, all still remain, albeit in various different guises.

Does Volvo have a sports car?

The Volvo S60 R-Design Poised like an athlete with unique design and chassis upgrades.

What cars are Erebus Racing?

Erebus Motorsport, formerly known as Erebus Racing, is an Australian motor racing team. The team competes in the Supercars Championship with two Holden ZB Commodores. The team’s current drivers are Will Brown and Brodie Kostecki.

Are there any Volvos in the V8 Supercars?

There are 28 Racing Entitlements Contracts (RECs) and V8 Supercars willadd no more. With two Volvos, four Nissans and three Mercedes, the remaining 19cars will be Holdens and Fords. All new cars will be built to Car of the Futurespecification.

What kind of engine does a Volvo 140 have?

Initially, the 140 was fitted with a 1.8L inline four engine, but starting in 1971, a 2.0L inline four unit was used. Volvo also featured ‘S’ variants, were were sportier versions of the base model, these models featured the ‘S’ after the body styles (i.e. 144S).

How big is the V8 engine in a Volvo?

Watch Volvo Flex Its V8 Supercars Muscle, Show 5.0-Liter Race Engine Revving Volvo announced last year that it was planning to enter Australia’s burly V8 Supercars racing series for 2014, and now we know what the Swedish automaker’s car will sound like.

Where does the Volvo S60 V8 Supercar test?

With the first race at the Clipsal 500 fast approaching at the end of February, testing of the Valvoline Volvo S60 continues apace, with the sydney.com V8 Supercars Test Day commencing on Saturday at Sydney Motorsport Park. The day is free for fans to attend. Control Albins ST6 6 speed sequential Transaxle with integrated spool differential