There are quite a few automobiles in the globe of drifting that function fascinating powertrain swaps. Most owners will go for a motor from within just the exact steady as the OEM. Some may possibly go down the trusted route of an engine they know makes trusted electricity, you know, like a 2JZ or a Barra. Even so, never in advance of have we noticed a W12 Bentley powered Nissan 350Z. Yeah, you read that appropriately, this Z vehicle utilizes the motor from a fricken Bentley.
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Just one of a kind
The W12 Bentley run Nissan 350Z should be the only one of its kind in the world. The installation was carried out by a Polish tuning store referred to as Gregor Performance Garage. They have dubbed their development the Nissan 600Z W12TT.
Test out this wild drift online video shot on the streets of Poland with a pretty neat (also engine-swapped) BMW 5 Series.
This outfit, like lots of in Poland it looks, is into drifting. Their 350Z initially housed a twin-turbo Toyota 2JZ set-up. Check out the world’s initial Audi RS2JZ, developed suitable right here in South Africa. However, they made the decision that they wished something a small additional particular. So, out arrived the inline six. In its place they shoehorned a W12 generally found in the engine bay of a Continental GT Coupe. The total installation took about four months.
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The W12 6,-litre engine isn’t considerably more time than an inline six but it’s a heck of a ton wider. Oh, and it however retains the twin turbochargers as it does in the Bentley. Studies are that the motor produces around 450 kW and a huge 940 N.m of torque. All that grunt is despatched to the rear wheels via a ZF eight-velocity transmission. The car or truck seems quite tame from the outdoors, which have to make it a fantastic sleeper on the streets, right up until you hear it, that is. You can hear to the automobile from chilly start out in the online video below.