Toyota V engine
|1963 to 1998|
|Power output||115 hp (86 kW) (V)
150 hp (110 kW) (3V)
180 hp (130 kW) (4V)
190 hp (140 kW) (5V)
|Successor||Toyota UZ engine|
Toyota Motor Corporation's V family of engines were a longitudinally mounted V8 engine design. They were used from the 1960s through the 1990s. The V family engine was used in the prestigious Toyota Century. Toyota had worked with Yamaha to produce the first Japanese full aluminum alloy block engine. The V Family is often referred to as the Toyota Hemi as the engine features a similar cylinder head design to those found on the Chrysler's Hemi, even though most of the engine design is completely different.
|Code||Capacity||Bore mm||Stroke mm||Power hp (kW)||Torque Nm (lb·ft)||Compression||Years||Comments|
|V||2599 cc||78||68||115 @ 5000 rpm||196 (145) @ 3000 rpm||9||1963—1967|
|3V||2981 cc||78||78||150 @ 5200 rpm||235 (173) @ 3600 rpm||9.8||1967—1973|
|4V||3376 cc||83||78||180 @ 5200 rpm||275 (203) @ 4400 rpm||8.8||1973—1983|
|5V||3994 cc||87||84||190 @ 4800 rpm||323 (238) @ 3600 rpm||8.5||1983—1998|
The V 2.6L engine was first used in the Crown Eight from 1964 to 1967 as part of the second generation Crown range. Thereafter the Crown Eight was replaced by the upmarket Toyota Century.
The 3V, 4V and 5V engines were used in the Toyota Century up until 1997 when it got a complete redesign and gained the 5.0 L 1GZ-FE V12.
The V series engines, like several Toyota Motor Corporation engines (e.g. 2T-C, 2M, 4M etc.) at the time had a hemispherical combustion chamber. The position of the spark plugs, like the 2T-C and Chrysler's Hemi, were located on the top of the head.
Toyota V8 3v engine (1967-1973)