Nissan VK45DE (2011)

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Nissan VK45DE, V8 (90º) cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
Introduced in 2011


Cylinders arrangement: V8 (90º)
Strokes: 4
Bore x Stroke: 93 x 82.7 mm
Capacity: 4494 cc
Compression ratio:

Construction materials

gravity die casting (GDC) aluminium alloy block
cylinder head: aluminium alloy 220 mm deck height
forged steel flat plane crankshaft with 5 main bearings
steel connecting rod distance center to center 147 mm
aluminium pistons with 31.63 mm compression height and 52 mm piston height


crossflow design
DOHC with Variable Valve Timing (VVT)
4 valves per cylinder - 32 valves total


natural with Zytek indirect multipoint electronic fuel injection, 1 x 39.1mm inlet restrictor


ECU, Zytek
Firing order, 1-8-7-3-6-5-4-2
cylinder numbering
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Cooling and lubrication

water cooled
dry sump

Torque values

Models used and Output

Year Model Induction Compression ratio Power Torque
2011 Oreca 03 MPFI 460 bhp @ 7750 rpm 570 Nm / 420 ft lbs
2011 Zytek Z11SN MPFI 460 bhp @ 7750 rpm 570 Nm / 420 ft lbs
2012 Morgan LMP2 MPFI 460 bhp @ 7750 rpm 570 Nm / 420 ft lbs
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