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Mitsubishi 8A8
Manufacturer Mitsubishi
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Type Petrol
Production/Introduction 1999–2008
Status Discontinued
Displacement 4.5 litre (4498 cc)
Aspiration write its type of aspiration
Configuration V
Cylinders 8
Fuel System write if it is injected or carburated and the system used
Lubrification indicate the engine's type of lubrification
Output 280 hp (206 kW) @ 5000 rpm
304 lb-ft. (412 Nm) of torque @ 4000 rpm
Bore 86 mm
Stroke 96.8 mm
Compression 10.7:1
In. Valves in inches
Ex. Valves in inches
Firing Order Firing order of cylinders
Left Bank Write which cylinders are in this bank (write N/A if it it is inline)
Right Bank (same as above)
Length in inches
Diameter in inches
Width in inches
Height in inches
Dry Weight lbs. / kg.
Fuel Consumption city/highway (mpg & km/L)
Emission/s CO: g/km
CO2: g/km
NOx: g/km
Hydrocarbon: g/km
Particulate: g/km
Chief Engineer write here

The Mitsubishi 8A8 engine is a range of V8 powerplants produced by Mitsubishi Motors since 1999. The only variant to date is the 8A80, a 4.5 L with double overhead camshafts and gasoline direct injection (GDI) technology. Financial pressures forced the company to discontinue sales of the Proudia and Dignity, the only vehicles in its range to which it was fitted, after only fifteen months.<ref name="streamline">"Streamlining of production capacity and model portfolio", Mitsubishi Motors press release, March 28, 2001</ref>

However, the two vehicles were developed in partnership with the Hyundai Motor Company of South Korea, with whom Mitsubishi has had a longstanding relationship.<ref name="hyundai">"Mitsubishi Motors Supplies Hyundai Motor Co. with GDI Technology for New V8 GDI Engine", Mitsubishi Motors press release, April 28, 1999</ref> While Mitsubishi makes the cylinder heads and other GDI-related equipment, Hyundai casts the aluminium block, and other major internal components.<ref name="sae">"Mitsubishi's new flagships", Jack Yamaguchi, Automotive Engineering International Online, March 2000</ref> Hyundai's version of the Proudia/Dignity, the Equus, proved more successful, and this has been the sole application of the powerplant since 2001. Hyundai replaced the engine with its newly developed Tau V8 in 2008 when the second generation rear wheel drive Equus replaced the first model.<ref name="edmunds">"Inside Line: Future Vehicles Preview",</ref>


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