42,000cc 1500hp Supercharged Bentley-Packard V12 Engine FIRE-UP!!!

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Putting a boat engine into a 1930 Bentley 8 Liter does not seem like a good idea, is it? The Packard-Bentley ‘Mavis’ is a creation of Chris Williams, a member of the British Sports-Car Club, and what he hides under the hood is a bestiality.

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The Packard-Bentley “Mavis” is a one-off vintage racing car built and driven by Chris Williams. It is powered by a 42 litre Packard 4M-2500 V-12, developing 1,500 bhp (1,100 kW) and 2700 Nm torque, sourced from an World War II marine military PT boat.

The car is based on a 1930 Bentley 8-litre Chassis. The engine has 24 exhaust pipes, however it only has 12 cylinders, this is because the engine is a twin-port design.The steering column is offset and angled to allow it to clear the huge engine block.

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You can feel the warmth of the fire coming from the 24 exhaust pipes of this bad ass engine only by watching it run.Its also incredibly thirsty, the Packard-Bentley uses four gallons of fuel per minute when it’s at full acceleration.

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