Unique racing KrAZ launched after 30 years of inactivity

Уникальный гоночный КрАЗ запустили после 30 лет простоя

KrAZ 5460 in July 1992, took part in the European Championship in track racing at the legendary nürburgring. A unique car built in a single copy. KrAZ 5460 equipped tank engine 5TDF, which has an output of 1000 HP.

As reported Auto24, the 5TDF Engine displacement of 13.6 liters. The five-cylinder desyatiballnoy, with two crankshafts, multi-fuel, two-stroke, turbocharged, liquid-cooled with direct mixing, uniflow scavenging, a horizontal arrangement of cylinders and two-way PTO. The 5TDF engine was developed specially for Soviet tanks T-64 and T-72.

Equipped with this engine KrAZ 5460 weighing nearly six tons could accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 13 seconds and has a top speed of 180 km/h.

Then, in July 1992, KrAZ 5460 couldn’t pass the final race, because the rear hub bearing out of order. To replace it was nothing because it was a unique item, made to order for racing KrAZ.

Now, KrAZ 5460 launched and it is likely being prepared for sale. In the comments to his video, the author States that the engine and brakes KrAZ 5460 “after rebuild”, and everything else you need to paint and glue.

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