Merak SS Engine

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A well-known upgrade is to install a Merak SS engine. It is rated at 220 BHP, which it achieves at higher RPM. At low RPM it's similar in character to an SM engine.

Engine Differences

Engine Specs

  • (from 1974 Merak SS)
  • Bore × stroke 91.60 mm × 75.00 mm
    • 3.61 in × 2.95 in
  • Displacement 2965 cc
    • (180.935 cu in)
  • DOHC
  • 2 valves per cylinder
  • Compression ratio 9.00:1
  • 3 Weber carbs
  • Maximum power
    • (DIN) 210.9 PS (208.0 bhp) (155.1 kW) @ 5800 rpm
  • Specific output 70.2 bhp/litre, 1.15 bhp/cu in
  • Maximum torque
    • (DIN) 255.0 Nm (188 ft·lb) (26 kgm) @ 5000 rpm
  • bmep 1080.8 kPa (156.7 psi)
  • Specific torque 86 Nm/litre
  • Main bearings 4
  • Bore/stroke ratio 1.22
  • Unitary capacity 494.17 cc/cylinder

Notes on the conversion