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Production August 1972 - December 1975 January 1976 - June 1980
Cylinder Configuration V8
Bore/Stroke 92/65.8 mm
Total Displacement 3,499 cc
Compression ratio 9.5:1 9.0:1
Fuel injection manifold-injection, electronically controlled (Bosch D-Jetronic) manifold-injection, mechanically controlled (Bosch K-Jetronic)
Engine output 200 hp / 147 kW at 5,800 rpm 195 hp / 143 kW at 5,500 rpm (11/75-03/78)
205 hp / 151 kW at 5,750 rpm (04/78-06/80)
Max. torque 287 Nm at 4,000 rpm 275 Nm at 4,000 rpm (01/76-03/78)
285 Nm at 4,000 rpm (04/78-06/80)
Max. engine speed 6,300 rpm
Valves 2 per cylinder
1 x intake, 1 x exhaust
Camshaft Overhead, 1 per cylinder bank
Duplex roller-type drive chain
Engine lubrication
Oil capacity max./min.
Pressure circulation lubrication
7.5/5.5 L
Capacity of cooling system 14.3 L
Ignition Transistor
Fuel Gasoline