8-Second Rolls Royce

Back in 1974 Rolls-Royce deemed 220 BHP “Sufficient”. Fast-forward to 2011 and the owners of this Silver Shadow have other ideas. Now packing a 9.6-litre twin-turbo V8, the car puts out 1300 BHP at the wheels – and 2300 BHP in race-spec

The first shakedown pass at Santa Pod saw an 8.092 ET and 168.5 MPH. The development map is conservative with just 18 psi boost and 50% duty cycle for the injectors so there’s lots more to come once engine tuner John Sleath turns up the wick

More info at the WG Racing website 

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