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Re: [ST] Higher RPM for racing?
- Subject: Re: [ST] Higher RPM for racing?
- From: "Joel Ashman" <ashmite@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 20:30:25 -0400
This is what I was thinking. I definatlely enjoy out fo the box thinking,
and Audi has definately done it and proved it can work. VW is there too
with their 5 cylinder racing diesel that gets some crazy MPG...
This all leads to great discussion (the point of the list) and I'm glad to
On 8/23/06, Marc Van Est <MarcVE@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Audi have just won Le Mans with a low revving diesel race engine.
> It has MASSIVE torque, and required a special gearbox to handle it .
> The other plus was lower fuel consumption so fewer pit stops.
> I think lower revving bike race engines might still see the light of
> day, but in turbo diesel because of the bigger potential for torque
> All they have to do is solve the weight problem.
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