42L Packard V12 Powered Bentley called Mavis


photo from Wikimedia Commons

via Jalopnik The Telgraph tests an amazing 42L Packard aero engined vintage Bentley called Mavis. The engine is from a World War II bomber and has four valves per cylinder and with the super charger develops 1500 bhp. There are 24 open exhaust pipes that shoot flames since the engine has dual ports per cylinder. Amazingly a four-speed Bentley C-type gearbox is used as well as a Bentley Speed Six rear axle. Chassis is a highly modified 1930 Bentley 8-litre.

Video Test

Full article at the Telegraph

Packard-Bentley "Mavis"
photo from FureLined

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Interesting Web Sites and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s