Below are a selection of our well proven performance V8 engine builds. The Sports range has been developed for competition and fast fun use, applications where performance and reliability are paramount.
The Hi torque range has been developed especially for use in standard everyday vehicles, yet engineered for use in extreme conditions such as challenge events.
See our engine management page for details on ECU's and systems.
Prices are for outright sale. Your old unit if suitable may be suitable for exchange
ACR 4.0 DAKAR ENGINE 265 BHP 262 FTLB
ACR 4.O DAKAR. Based on the Thor engine, this spec includes our heavy
duty top hat liner system to eliminate the cracked block problem. Fitted
with our CNC ported big valve heads, reworked intakes etc, this engine
produces 265 BHP, a significant increase over the original Bowler high
spec engines, which show 235/240 BHP on our test bed.
Outright sale £5496
4.6 SPORTS ENGINE 278–282 BHP @ 5400 RPM, 289 ftlb @ 4700 RPM
Designed for smooth broad power band, this engine gives strong torque
from 1200 RPM. Included in this specification is our top hat liner
system with 94mm bores, 9.75 CR, Stage 2.1 CNC ported big valve heads,
pocketed pistons, reworked and shortened 45mm intake tracts and flowed
plenum chamber, vernier duplex cam drive and hydraulic camshaft. Engine
fully assembled with sump, rocker covers, front cover/oil pump, and can
be specified in either Serpentine or Gems configuration. This engine
has had notable competition success and is a favourite with the top
competitors in National Championships, including Hill Rally Championship
winners Tim Dilworth and Anthony Brinkman.
Outright sale £5844.30
4.8 SHORT STROKE SPORTS. 299-304BHP @ 5600 RPM, 294 ftlb @ 5250 RPM
Built to a similar spec to the 4.6 Sports but with our own forged 96mm
bore pistons. The 4.8 is an excellent choice, giving a very competitive
balance between power, torque and cost
Outright sale £6194.00
5.0 SPORTS 308-312 BHP @ 5900 RPM 318 ftlb @ 4300 RPM
Built on the favoured short stroke big bore format (96mm x 86.3mm) with
fully heat treated offset ground crankshaft, I beam billet rods, and
hyper eutectic alloy pistons, the 5.0 gives effortless torque and smooth
running and has a big advantage over the long stroke varieties such as
TVR 500 engines, as the 5.0 short stroke can stand higher RPM and hence
offer a big power advantage.
Outright sale £8139.00
5.0 WILD CAT ENGINE 398 BHP @ 5950 RPM, 340FTLB @ 5600 RPM
The Rover cylinder head design is ultimately the limiting factor when it
comes to power on the V8 engine. If you need over 350 BHP you need the
Includes the latest style 47mm crossover throttle bodies for even
better flow, CNC ported heads, 96mm big bore top hat liner block, roller
rockers, solid cam, camshaft and 10.7:1 CR
Outright Sale £11050.00
4.4 SPORTS JAGUAR 400 BHP, 340 FTLB
Based on the Jaguar derived V8 engine as found in the Land Rover 2005
onwards Range Rover and Discovery. Utilizes the current variable
camshaft timing and fly by wire throttle technology to produce a power
and torque output not possible with the previous generation of engine
Contact us for more details
4.8 SHORT STROKE HI TORQUE 240 - 245 BHP @ 5300 RPM, 285 - 290 FTLB @
ACR's Hi torque version of the well regarded Sports variant. Superb
upgrade for late model Range Rover P38 models where this engine fits
straight in with no other modifications. Power is right where its needed
at low to mid speed RPM. Built with the same robust bottom end as the
sports engine, including forged pistons, the Hi Torque utilises a milder
camshaft and either our stage 1 ported heads, or for a little extra cost
upgrade to the CNC ported big valve heads.
Supplied as a stripped engine.
With Stage 1 heads out right sale £ 3780
With CNC big valve upgrade £ 4232
All prices ex vat