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dry sump

An engine lubrication system in which used oil is pumped out of the crankcase as fast as it collects and passed to a tank or a reservoir outside the engine.
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It also features a track-ready dry-sump oil system, titanium connecting rods and other upgrades to handle the extra power.
0-liter biturbo V-8 engine with direct injection, multispark ignition and dry-sump lubrication, among several other cutting-edge engineering enhancements, the new sports car sprints from 0-60 in 3.
0-litre twinturbo V8 that's a development of the engine used in the AMG GT sports car but with a conventional oil-inthe-sump lubrication system instead of the GT's dry-sump arrangement.
The engine internals are all Honda OEM, with competition modifications including a custom aluminum oil pan designed for dry-sump lubrication, a three-stage oil pump, competition alternator, intake manifold and custom air inlet system.
Other serious performance hardware include a dry-sump oiling system (which keeps the engine lubricated during neck-straining cornering maneuvers), an electronically controlled differential and magnetic ride-control suspension.
The Z51 package includes track-enhanced options such as a dry-sump oiling system, to improve the aerodynamics, and electronic limited-slip differential, for better handling while going fast.
The Continental GT3 is powered by a race-prepared and dry-sump version of Bentley's powerful but efficient 4.
Both engines are compact, comparatively lightweight and feature motorsport-derived dry-sump lubrication which allows for low positioning and therefore a lower centre of gravity.
Ferrari's thoroughbred dry-sump, flat-crank, 90-degree V8 also took the accolade in the Above 4-litre category for the second time.
The LS7 was co-developed with the Corvette Le Mans-winning GT1 engine and features lightweight titanium connecting rods and intake valves, as well as racing-inspired high-flow cylinder heads and a dry-sump oiling system.
Ferrari's dry-sump, flat-crank, 90-degree V8 sets a number of firsts for a naturally-aspirated engine of this displacement.
The SLS, with its dry-sump lubricated V-8 sitting well behind the front axle, has most of its weight near the center of the car.