Unashamed commercial plug … but I’m so excited about this development I simply had to share it here!
Public launch of our new quad-cam V12 engine (essentially a pair of DOHC heads that bolt onto either a 5.3 or 6.0-litre block) 21st February at Race Retro in Coventry.
Capacity: 6.1 L (372 cu in); 6.8 L (415 cu in)
Bore x Stroke: 96 x 70 mm (3.8” x 2.8”); 96 x 78.5 mm (3.8” x 3.1”)
Power: 350 – 650 hp (261 – 485 kW)
Torque: 300 – 600 lb ft (407 – 813 Nm)
2-valve, over-square architecture, duplex-chain-driven cams with convenient Vernier adjustment.
Learning from the Master …
Privileged to have been joined today by ex-Jaguar and Coventry Climax’s Richard Hassan (son of Jaguar’s late Walter “Wally” Hassan).
Richard followed in his illustrious father’s footsteps becoming a talented race engine designer and developer. He joined Jaguar in 1957 as an Apprentice before joining British racing driver and racing team owner John Coombs in 1969. A year later he moved to Coventry Climax (which had become a division within Jaguar) and worked on many of their legendary racing engines.
Richard set up on his own in 1977 and continues to run his own successful engineering business in Coventry.
Should look familiar to us “Jaguar People”
(note removable front covers for ease of access as well as vernier-adjusted cams)