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Old 07-09-2001, 22:52   #1 (permalink)
 
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GM has signed a £237million deal with Russian firm AvtoVAZ to build the Chevrolet Niva.
Production of the SUV, which uses a Russian platform and features a 1.7-litre V8, is expected to reach 75,000 units a year for East European markets. Meanwhile, take-over talks between GM and Daewoo have ended without a deal.
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a 1.7-litre V8
What the???... Love to see the torque figures for that sucker..
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[QUOTE]Originally posted by HSE2
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a 1.7-litre V8


Why would anyone bother building a 1.7 lt V8? Why not just leave one bank off a V8 twice that size? Or better still, just use a normal four cylinder.
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Is it a mis print? Me thinking I might make up some lada?hsv jokes too:D
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Sounds like a misprint.Imagine what the bore size would be.LOL.Now tell me it's a quad cam 32 valve he he
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Maybe it's not a joke. After all, the Russians did build the Lada Niva, which was a joke, but the Russians were serious.
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Possibly 17 Ltr esp if the Ruskies are building it?? @150KW haha!
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