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  • da51d-FIATstartjpg speed record car - the FIAT S76 - also known as 'The Beast of Turin' or hp FIAT. At over 28 litres, the four cylinder engine is the largest ever purpose-built car engine (there are cars with larger aero.

    Fiat S shot gallery, full history and specifications. The four-cylinder engine used in the S was designed by former Isotta.

    This unbelievable Fiat S76, the so-called Beast of Turin, is the one surviving Its towering engine -- did we mention that it displaces liters.

    Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. Infiniti Project Black S Prototype. View a machine-translated version of the Italian article. I have made pistons that fit into a cylinder that I could stetch my arms out and not touch the cylinder walls.

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    Cars by brand Cars by country Prototypes Last updated. Forums index Automotive forums General forums New posts. Porsche reborn and the latest Paris releases Lola at 60 with the very first and last cars Events Multimedia Gaming Miscellaneous Website discussion. Wouter Melissen Last updated: December 18, Download: The Italian engineers had determined the easiest way to success was by simply increasing the engines' displacement.

    While big and burly, these mighty machines were also refined in detail, which make the Fiat Grand Prix cars of the late s and early s some of the finest of their era.

    One of the reasons, the Fiat competition cars of this period featured such big engines was the absence of organised road racing in Europe after the French Grand Prix.

    This prompted Fiat to focus their attention on record attempts and hill climbs before returning to constructing Grand Prix cars towards the end of The first of these was the Tipo S. The four-cylinder engine used in the S. Thanks to a startling bore and stroke of mm and mm respectively, it displaced just over 10 litres. As mentioned earlier, there was more to these engines than their sheer size as they featured a single overhead camshaft, actuating four valves per cylinder, while twin-spark ignition was also used.

    The massive and sophisticated engine was mounted in a conventional channel-section steel ladder frame. A four-speed gearbox was mated to a separate gear-bevel box, which featured sprockets on either side. These were connected to the rear wheels through large chains. Rigid axles with semi-elliptic leaf springs were used on both ends.

    Stopping power was provided by two contracting bands on the transmission, which were water-cooled. Clothed in a rudimentary body, the first S. Three examples were entered in the American Grand Prize at Savannah. Felice Navarro set the fastest lap but eventually all Fiats were forced to retire due to mechanical issues and a crash. Add your comments on the Fiat S. Porsche Carrera RSR 3. Pagani Zonda HP Barchetta.

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