Zytek Motorsport announces Nismo partnership

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Zytek Motorsport has entered into partnership with Nissan Motorsports International (NISMO) to provide engines for the LMP2 class from 2011 onwards. The normally aspirated 4.5-Litre V8 Nissan VK45DE has already seen a huge amount of success in...

Zytek Motorsport has entered into partnership with Nissan Motorsports International (NISMO) to provide engines for the LMP2 class from 2011 onwards.

The normally aspirated 4.5-Litre V8 Nissan VK45DE has already seen a huge amount of success in Japan, powering the Nissan GT-R in the Super GT series, taking the championship in 2008.

Zytek Motorsport will be responsible to servicing and maintaining these engines. The Nismo LMP2 Engine can be installed in all new and current LMP2 chassis.

John Manchester, Zytek Motorsport Operations Director "Zytek Motorsport is delighted to enter into this partnership with Nissan Motorsports International. We firmly believe that this collaboration between these two excellent brands is going to produce competitive and reliable products. It is an honour to work with a manufacturer of the standing and reputation of Nismo and we look forward to a long and successful partnership."

Nismo LMP2 Engine Specification
Engine Type: Nissan VK45DE
Displacement: 4,494 cc
Power: 450bhp+
Torque: 580 N-m+
Weight: 143kg (approx)

-source: zytek

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Series LEMANS , ELMS