The Driving Force Behind… the Nissan Altima

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VehicleNISSAN ALTIMA L33
Engine5.6 litre quad camshaft VK56D with a de-stroked crank and cylinder liners to drop displacement to 5.0 litres
Power668+ BHP (498Kw)
GearboxControl Albins ST6 6 speed sequential Transaxle with integrated spool differential
DifferentialCircuit-dependent. Spool drive, final ratio adjustable through transaxle drop gear
Front SuspensionFully Adjustable Double wishbone suspension with coil over adjustable damper and cockpit adjustable front anti roll bar
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 SystemPremier designed Control 112 litre capacity 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 kmh3.6 secs
Steering ColumnPower assisted rack and pinion steering
Shock Absorbers
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
TelemetryIcom IP100H wireless intercom system
SeatRecaro Pro Racer Ultimate 1.0
Steering WheelNissan Motorsport bespoke design
ENGINE TECHNICAL INFORMATION
BlockCast aluminium 90-degree V8
HeadsNissan VK56 – Quad Cam, four valve per cylinder
Bore x Stroke102.69 x 75.31 mm
Capacity4990cc
Compression Ratio10:1
Power650bhp (estimated)
Torque658Nm@6100
Max revs7500rpm
Induction Naturally aspirated, individual runner
CrankshaftCross-plane
FuelE85
LinersDry Cast Iron
Valve trainChain driven quad cam with direct acting DLC coated bucket followers
IgnitionDirect fire coil on plug
InjectionSequential

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