DELOREAN ORIGINAL TWIN-TURBO PROTOTYPE ENGINE - Auto Parts - By Dealer

  • 2600.00 £
  • Published date: June 3, 2024
    • Milford On Sea, Hampshire, United Kingdom

DELOREAN ORIGINAL TWIN-TURBO PROTOTYPE ENGINE - Auto Parts - By Dealer


⭕ DELOREAN ORIGINAL TWIN-TURBO PROTOTYPE ENGINE

by Legend Industries



THE FASTEST DELOREAN AUTOMOBILE ENGINE IN THE WORLD



original twin-turbo engine, transmission and

rolling display stand that was featured with the car when it was introduced at the

National Automobile Dealers Association meeting in Los Angeles, California, January 1980.




John DeLorean asked Legend Industries of Hauppauge, New York,

who had an excellent reputation for their turbo-charging systems,

to help develop the turbo version of his car.

DeLoreans requirements were: added horsepower, fuel efficiency and a wide power band.



This engine features the original I.H.I. Ishikawajimi-Harima Heavy Industries RHB52 TURBOS.



The engine, including its rolling display carrier, was purchased in 1983 by Ed Bernstein, the owner of DeLorean One

located in Chatsworth, California, after the closing of the DeLorean automobile manufacturing plant in Northern Ireland.



The engine remained on display in the reception area of DeLorean One for many years until it was removed and installed into Eds DeLorean automobile. Eds DeLorean automobile had an automatic transmission. Therefore, the manual transmission mounted on the display stand, behind the engine has never been remove or installed in a car.



Several modifications had to be performed on the display engine to permit it to perform in a similar manner to its original design specifications:

When modified,

the engine accelerated from 0 to 60mph in 5.6 seconds and

was driven at highway speeds in excess of 146mph



After a period of about 3 months, the engine was removed from Eds DeLorean

and replaced on its original, rolling display stand.

Phone number ✆ 07591 150368
Milford On Sea, Hampshire




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