Engine VQ35DE

The VQ35 engine is considered one of the most massive engines from the Nissan company. This ICE has received more than one award, becoming the “best engine of the year”. The VQ35 replaces the VQ30DE unit, which belonged to the first generation of VQ motors. This new 3.5-liter engine, in the most common version, has a capacity of 280 horsepower. It should be added that in its (second) generation, the VQ35 had versions with a capacity of 230-250 forces, and in the third – 260-300.
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Engine VK56DE

The parent of the VK56DE engine was the VK45DE. Unlike its older relative, this engine acquired a larger cylinder block with a height of 232 mm, due to which the connecting rods were extended to 154.5 mm. The cylinders themselves began to be produced wider by 5 mm, they became 98 mm wide, and a new crankshaft was also installed, which made it possible to increase the piston stroke to 92.8 mm. All the changes led to the fact that the engine began to have a lower Compression ratio and a larger displacement, which was 5.6 liters. The cylinder head is aluminum, the valve timing system on the CVTCS outlet camshafts has become stepless. A chain is used to drive the timing. The result is a motor perfect for pickups and SUVs, taking traction from low revs.
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