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Nissan Y44E V8

The Y40 was a special watercooled V8 engine produced for the Nissan President Limousine between 1965 and 1973. It displaced 4.0 L (3988 cc) with a 92 mm (3.6 in) bore and 75 mm (3.0 in) stroke. It has 16 valves (2 valves per cylinder) and a 4-barrel carburetor and 9.0:1 compression produced 197 hp (195 bhp, 145 kW) @5000 rpm and 237 ft·lbf (323 Nm) @3200 rpm, a high point for Nissan at the time.

The Nissan Y engine was replaced in 1990 with the Nissan VH engine.


The Y44 is a OHV V8, 16 valve, 4 barrel down draught carb engine and since 1975 used electronic fuel injection. It produced 200 hp (150 kW) @4800 rpm and 343 N·m (253 lb·ft) @3200 rpm.

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