Haynes V8 engine kit

If you’re a petrolhead, you’ll love V8 engines. No other type of motor engenders such passion, to the extent that you might want one in your living room.

The trouble there is that a real V8 is a bit big. And expensive. And messy. Not the sort of thing you put on the mantlepiece, then.

There is an alternative. Haynes produce a DIY model kit of a working V8 engine. But how easy is it to build?

To find out, we gave it to Guru Graham, who knows more than is really healthy about cars, but isn’t particularly practical and has never held a spanner. What could possibly go wrong?

Watch the video here

What do you think?


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