It was 140kw @ wheels at summernats. XE/XF's are only 1380kg so she wouldnt be slow.
No 1/4 times. It was produced after a thesis on injector placement for toque/hp and fuel economy so its not an outright screamer, just a nice daily driver. Potential for 280hp plus @ the fly from what ive seen with another crossflow with STD efi intake and aftermarket ecu.
If you took all the external parts and the cam and then bolted it into another 250 crossflow (simplistically speaking) you should make almost the same power. Even at that power level a multi coil pack ignition would do little for power improvement.
All of the internal parts on that motor are "nice to have's" not "need to have's".
Also with aftermarket efi you can tune it to make up for some of the lost torque of a short runner manifold.
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