In Part Two we looked at the development of the quad-cam V12 – we now look at how this evolved into the first single cam V12 engine.
Spent a very enjoyable and informative morning watching the first of my bellhousings being sand cast. Having decided to produce a limited run of "customer cars" built using the same tools, techniques and the same meticulous level of detail as the first car, I needed to have a batch of bellhousings made.
Hang on - I thought the late Norman Dewis was the XJ13's test driver? Noooo .... a common misconception but, in truth, the legendary Mr Dewis did not participate in all the tests. Contrary to popular belief, there were no "unofficial" tests and the car was driven at all of its outings during active development by David Hobbs.
Our XJ13 & E-Type Resto-Mod in convoy on way to Monaco Yacht Show. Loved the sound of our tera V12s in those tunnels!
Salon Prive 2022 - Blenheim Palace UK
10 years ago I suggested to our craftsmen they should walk 5 miles a day to refresh their minds and creative abilities. 10 years have passed and I have no idea where the heck they all are?
As we prepare our second batch of tera® Quad-Cam V12 engines, I thought you may be interested in a little background to the project ...
I ask myself, "Is the 12-cylinder engine dead?" I was about to introduce the tera®, Building The Legend Limited’s own unique quad-cam V12 engine. The type of power unit which could have been heard howling down the Mulsanne Straight at Le Mans in 1966 and beyond.