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Old 09-14-2012, 01:26 PM
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The 3.0 Liter V-6 OptiMax JP produces 185 horsepower. These unique engines are 40% more fuel efficient than the gasoline engine they are derived from.

Vey interesting....
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That is pretty impressive
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Cool,

And congrats to MERC

but only 185 HP for a 3 litre? On gas they run from 225 to 300+
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I bet they have to hold the RPM's down to run that juice. Prob 4500-5000. If the engine architecture hasn't changed, then the cylinder pressures can't be increased much, hence the 185 hp. I bet it pulls pretty strong getting there though.
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