2001 Ford XR8 Xplod Concept


2001 Ford XR8 Xplod Concept

2001 Ford XR8 Xplod Concept

The heart of the Xpl>d is a 350kW, 5.7 litre V8 engineered by Rod Herrod. Starting life as a 5.0 litre V8 the block has been stroked to 5.7 litres with add ons including a Herrod / Morrison developed 8 throttle body intake manifold, Ford SVO alloy cylinder heads, a Herrod / Crow developed camshaft and Yella Terra roller rockers and steel flywheel.
2001 Ford XR8 Xplod Concept

In Detail

submitted byRichard Owen
built atDetroit, Michigan, USA
engineV8
displacement5700 cc / 347.8 in³
power350 kw / 469.3 bhp
specific output82.33 bhp per litre
bhp/weightbhp per tonne
front tiresP245/40ZR18
rear tiresP245/40ZR18
front brakesVented Discs
f brake sizex 329 mm / x 13.0 in
r brake sizemm / in
front wheelsF 45.7 x 17.8 cm / 18.0 x 7.0 in
rear wheelsR 45.7 x 17.8 cm / 18.0 x 7.0 in
gear ratios:1