The M60B40 engine block is 90° camber aluminum with nickel-plated liners and forged crankshaft. Since the end of 1994, the block has been replaced with a more reliable one made of alusil, the piston, respectively, has also changed.
Aluminum cylinder heads with two camshafts, 4 valves per cylinder, with hydraulic compensators. The diameter of the intake valves is 35 mm, exhaust 30.5 mm. Characteristics of standard camshafts M60B40: phase 246/242, rise 9.7/9.4 mm.
The M60 used individual ignition coils, a plastic intake manifold, a two-row timing chain with a resource of about 200-250 thousand km. Bosch Motronic 3.3 engine management system.
Other modifications of M60: M60B30.
|Power output, hp||286 /5800 rpm|
|Torque output, Nm||400 /4500 rpm|
|Cylinder block||aluminum V8|
|Block head||aluminum 32v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||89|
|Piston stroke, mm||80|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||7.5|
|Euro standards||EURO 1|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km
|Engine lifespan, km||~350 000|
Disadvantages of the M60B40 engine
- Until 1994, a nikasil coating was used, which is very afraid of sulfur in the fuel;
- From vibrations of the engine at idle, adjusting the valve timing often helps;
- The reason for the oil burner is in the valve stem seals or the crankcase ventilation system;
- The oil pump screws may loosen and fall into the sump, it is advisable to check them;
- Factory catalysts had a small resource and the owners got rid of them.