Tech Torque

1000HP & 700lb/ft Of Torque from a YB Cosworth

August 25, 2021 High Performance Academy Season 1 Episode 41
Tech Torque
1000HP & 700lb/ft Of Torque from a YB Cosworth
Show Notes

How to develop a 2L four-cylinder to handle 46 PSI, and 700lb/ft of torque at low RPM.

Originally based on the 1972 Ford Pinto platform that would have been lucky to hit 100HP, at the Goodwood Festival of Speed we spent a bit of time chatting to Julian Godfrey who you may recognise as engine and electronics mastermind behind Ken Block’s ‘Cossie V2’ build to find out what it takes to develop the now legendary 2L 4 cylinder YB Cosworth engine to produce 600-700hp reliably and even surpass that magic 1000hp mark.

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