Serial production of Z22SE engines began in 2000. This unit replaced the 2-liter X20XEV and was a joint development of General Motors, ITDC, GM Powertrain and SAAB. The final tuning of the engine was already worked on in Britain, in the Lotus Engineering Corps. Continue reading Engine Opel Z22SE
In 1999, based on the J32 engine, Honda minders developed a new 3.5-liter J35A engine. It was based on a 235mm high V-block with six cylinders. The block had a forged crankshaft with a piston stroke of 93 mm and its compression height of 30 mm. The cylinder diameter was 89 mm. In addition, lightweight connecting rods with a length of 158.5 mm were present in the design. Also, in the design of the J35A engine, one can note the presence of only one camshaft (SOHC) in the cylinder head with 4 valves per cylinder and a system for changing valve timing and VTEC valve lift.
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