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Old 04-28-2003, 05:10   #1 (permalink)
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Question rs capri 3100 400bhp true or false

Just wanted to know if anyone could tell me about
the v6 capri Rs 3100. Coz I heard they were built with 400bhp
is this true.
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The roadgoing RS3100 gave 148 bhp, however the race engine as fitted to Zakspeed Capris gave around 415 bhp.
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Race spec engine:

Essex 3.1-litre, OHC, fuel-injected V6, 11.0:1 compression ratio, (300kW)400bhp @8000rpm. Dry sump, twin radiators, Bosch Transistor ignition.

0-100km/h 4.2secs, 0-200km/h 13.1secs, top speed 280km/h
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Race spec engine:

Essex 3.1-litre, OHC, fuel-injected V6, 11.0:1 compression ratio, (300kW)400bhp @8000rpm. Dry sump, twin radiators, Bosch Transistor ignition.

0-100km/h 4.2secs, 0-200km/h 13.1secs, top speed 280km/h
What he said. An absolute animal.
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Re: rs capri 3100 400bhp true or false

Actually this Essex motor was 3.4 litre and quad cam, belt driven. It's output was 440+ BHP. Only four track cars were ever built by the Cologne factory. Three survive, one in NZ, Moffats old car, Tom Walkinshaws and one in a museum at Cologne. The fourth one was written off in an accident many years ago!
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