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 Miller cycle engine for automobile
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・ This was an innovative engine and the world's first application of the Miller cycle in automobiles. It used a late-closing intake valve system and Lysholm compressor.
・Its displacement was 2254 cc, but its performance exceeded that of a 3-liter engine with fuel efficiency equivalent to a 2-liter engine.
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Storage location:MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION (3-1, Shinchi, Fuchu-cho, Aki-gun, Hiroshima 730-8670)
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Year manufactured:1993
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Manufacturer:Mazda Motor Corporation
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Classification:Mass-production product
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Current status:In use: open to the public
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Model / Manufacture
Model:KJ-ZEM
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Type:Gasoline
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Company name:Mazda Motor Corporation
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Location:Mazda Motor Corporation
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Installation model:Mazda Eunos 800
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Year of manufacture:1993
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Designed by:Koichi Hatamura
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Specification
Cylinder arrangement, number of cylinders:60-degree V type 6-cylinder
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Cycle / cooling method:4/water-cooled, electric
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Valve type / number:DOHC/4-valve
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Combustion chamber:Pent roof type
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Total displacement:2254 cc
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Bore x stroke:80.3×74.2
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Compression ratio:10
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Ignition system:Full transistor type
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Performance
Max. output:162 kw/5500 rpm
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Max. torque:294 Nm/3500 rpm
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Device
Variable device:Intake pressure control
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Points of interest, topicality:The world's first Miller cycle engine for automobiles
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Features:A Lysholm compressor was installed between the banks.
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Reference materials:Mazda Technical Review No. 12 (Mar. 1994)
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