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Originally Posted by brightoncorgi View Post
Would agree on this. V8 is more a race bred engine, but the V12 is certainly more special and top of the range. Just looks the ***** too.
I dunno' about that. The V12 is no less 'race bred' than the V8.
 
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There's nothing race-bred about Ford's V6.
 
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The V8 and V12 Vantages are both great cars - which you get depends on your budget and how much you like one vs the other. If you're only looking for straight-line speed, the V12 can be a monster. But the V8 can be more nimble if you're looking at throwing it around. You can get a decent amount of power out of the V8 with modifications and, with the lower weight and better weight distribution, it can compete with the V12 on the track.

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Originally Posted by XJRS Owner View Post
I dunno' about that. The V12 is no less 'race bred' than the V8.
The dry sump is more racy.
 
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