The Driving Force Behind… the Holden Commodore VF

RBRA-Commodore Tekno-engine

VehicleHOLDEN ZB COMMODORE
EngineKRE developed 5.0 Litre V8
Power635+ bhp limited to maximum 7,500 RPM
GearboxControl Albins ST6 6 speed sequential Transaxle with integrated spool differential
DifferentialCircuit-dependent
Front SuspensionTriple Eight Race Engineering designed Double wishbone suspension with driver adjustable anti-roll bar system
Rear SuspensionControl independent double wishbone rear suspension manufactured by Triple Eight Race Engineering with driver adjustable anti-roll bar system designed by Triple Eight Race Engineering
Front BrakesAP Racing 6 piston calipers, 395mm ventilated steel rotors, driver adjustable front to rear brake force distribution
Rear BrakesAP Racing 4 piston calipers, 355mm ventilated steel rotors, driver adjustable front to rear brake force distribution
WheelsControl Rimstock 18" x 11" forged aluminium rim
TyresDunlop 18" Sport Maxx 280/ 680 control tyre, Hard and Soft compound slick as well as wet weather
Fuel System112 Litre Premier designed control carbon fuel cell and fuel bladder, with dry-break refuelling system
Vehicle WeightMinimum weight of 1410 kg including driver
Top Speed298 km/h
0-100 kmh3.4secs
Steering ColumnPower assisted rack and pinion steering
Shock AbsorbersFront and Rear Sachs developed 4 way adjustable dampers supplied by Triple Eight Race Engineering
ElectronicsMoTeC M190 Engine Control Unit, EDL 3 data logger with Mini dash display and shift light module, Power distribution module and video capture system
Pedal BoxControl pedal box designed and built by Triple Eight Race Engineering
TelemetryFreewave 900Mhz spread spectrum radio
SeatRacetec 9119 carbon seat with Triple Eight Race Engineering designed 6 point mounting system
Steering WheelSparco steering wheel with Triple Eight Race Engineering designed electronics module
ENGINE TECHNICAL INFORMATION
BlockHolden 308 cast iron block
HeadsCNC machine aluminium heads
Bore x Stroke102.7x75.3mm
Capacity4989cc
Compression Ratio10:1
Power620+ BHP (462Kw)
Torque650Nm
Max revs7500rpm
Induction Naturally aspirated, eight throttle bodies
CrankshaftCross-plane
FuelE85
Liners
Valve train
Ignition
Injection

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