The DeLorean's engine was developed jointly by Peugot, Renault, and Volvo, and is usually called a PRV-V6 or PRV6. The specific model number is B28F. In the United States it was used also in the a Volvo 260 variant. As such, the Volvo 260 with a B28F can generally be used as a cross reference for the DeLorean's engine.
The PRV6 is a liquid-cooled, aluminum-alloy 90° V6 odd-fire engine with two chain-driven overhead camshafts.
Variants[edit | edit source]
A 3 liter version of this engine was used in the 1987-1992 Eagle Premier, Dodge Monaco, and Renault 21. The Wikipedia article on the PRV engine has a complete list of all vehicles that use the PRV.
Engine Information[edit | edit source]
Engine Articles[edit | edit source]
The articles provide more information on specific parts of the DeLorean's engine and related systems.
Reference Material[edit | edit source]
The factory manuals are an excellent source of information.
External Links[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia Volvo 200-series article