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Production August 1972 - October 1975 November 1975 - June 1980
Cylinder Configuration V8
Operating Method Four-stroke
Bore/Stroke 92/85 mm
Total Displacement 4,520 cc
Compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel injection manifold-injection, electronically controlled (Bosch D-Jetronic) manifold-injection, mechanically controlled (Bosch K-Jetronic)
Engine output 225 hp / 165 kW at 5,000 rpm 217 hp / 160 kW at 5,000 rpm (11/75-03/78)
225 hp / 165 kW at 5,000 rpm (04/78-06/80)
Max. torque 378 Nm at 3,000 rpm 360 Nm at 3,000 rpm (11/75-03/78)
368 Nm at 3,250 rpm (04/78-06/80)
Max. engine speed 5,850 rpm 5,800 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 15 L
Ignition Transistor
Fuel Gasoline