Scarab Mk. II 

  • built in California
  • 1959-1959
  • 350 HP 4.6L
 
After the first Scarab proved itself to be a winning platform, additional cars were made with some modifications including a right-hand drive conversion.
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¹ In 1959 the FIA limited engine size to three liters so a Offenhauser four banger was installed but caused too much vibration and was replaced with another Chevy V8.
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Data points Key details of the Scarab Mk. II

Number built

Mk. II
2 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

Mk. II
350 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Scarab Mk. II

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¹ With the small-block, the Scarabs were the one of the fastest runners, often mixing with the Ferraris and Listers.
¹ In 1959 the FIA limited engine size to three liters so a Offenhauser four banger was installed but caused too much vibration and was replaced with another Chevy V8.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Scarab
Type of car Production car
Year 1959-1959
Number built 2 cars

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,900 lb

design

Chief designer Chuck Pelly

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.43 lb/hp
Maximum hp 350 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,638 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 4 in / 3.4 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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