Thursday, September 29, 2016

Carmusic: Pegaso V8

2.8 liters, dry sump lubrication, quad cams, 32 desmodromically operated valves, all alloy construction. From 1951.

All the more remarkable is that these were engineered and built in postwar Spain, essentially a third-world country at the time.

More on the complexity-obsessed and eccentric engineering genius of Wifredo Ricart to come.

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