Bell-Aurens-Longnose 1,500 hp 27-litre supercharged V12 Rolls-Royce Merlin engine put into a Landrover
Magazine centrefold showing different versions of the Spitfire painted in the markings of various squadrons and air forces. Profiles of this type provide invaluable reference for researchers and aircraft modellers. Designed by Reginald Mitchell and powered by a Rolls-Royce Merlin engine, the Spitfire was integral to Britain's front-line air defence during World War II, and together with the Hawker Hurricane fighter played a key role in the Battle of Britain of 1940
The Rolls Royce Merlin. 27 litre Supercharged V12. This engine shaped the 20th century in many ways.
In the 1960’s Paul Jameson built a chassis around a Rolls Royce Merlin aircraft engine, after he couldn’t get a gearbox that would handle the 850bhp,it was bought by John Dodd’s (a gearbox specialist) who finished the project. The 27ltr V12 engine now run
Rolls Royce Merlin static engine run - Amazing sound, it gives me chills...