Operating parameters of high performance vehicle engines
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Publication date: 2007-11-01
Combustion Engines 2007,131(4)
The paper presents the assessment of operating parameters for piston combustion engines used in sports vehicles. The assessment was made for parameters of selected performance vehicles: Formula 1, Le Mans and WRC in relation to conventional vehicles. The conventional vehicles were classified within two categories: sports vehicles and general use road vehicles. Basic engine characteristics were analyzed and the parameter values obtained allowed a comparison of the engines.