[DML] PRVs on Parade
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[DML] PRVs on Parade



Hi All

Last Friday saw possibly the most complete collection of PRV engines 
assembled in one place ever. Organised by the Renault Alpine Owners 
Club, we had a 3 mile circuit at Bruntingthorpe proving ground all to 
ourselves. This includes a 2 mile runway that's 60m wide, so plenty of 
room to make mistakes, and no speed limit!

The cars in attendance were:

Alpine A310 (2.7 carb odd-fire)
Chris Hawes' 81 DeLorean (2.8 K-jet odd-fire)
Alpine GTA V6 Turbo (2.5 turbo even fire)
Venturi Atlantique 300 (3 litre 12v turbo even fire)
Venturi 400GT (3 litre 24v twin turbo - the monster!)

I had the pleasure of a ride in all the cars, and ignoring the wet 
surface on which all the turbo cars were wheelspinning quite badly, it 
was a riot. I'd like to categorically state that anyone who genuinely 
wants to put a 400hp PRV in a DeLorean is just plain nuts :-)

The 310 and the DeLorean were very closely matched, except for the 310 
being lighter and more nimble - the good old fashioned power-to-weight 
problem.

http://www.venturi-owners.co.uk/pics/DSCN3252.JPG
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http://www.venturi-owners.co.uk/pics/DSCN3266.JPG

Martin
www.delorean.co.uk
www.venturi-owners.co.uk




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