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The Ilmor ARCA engine reigns undefeated against the competition.



The ARCA Ilmor 396 engine completed back-to-back undefeated seasons in the 2015-2016 ARCA racing series. ARCA Racing is a perfect arena for Ilmor's engineering excellence. With our proven history of designing and producing world-championship race engines, Ilmor entered into the highly-competitive world of ARCA racing, applying the same engineering principles that guide our race victories in IndyCar and beyond.

The proof is in the numbers: The ARCA Ilmor 396 engine captured every pole and every race win in the 2015 and 2016 ARCA seasons. Designed and built for long life and reduced costs, each ARCA Ilmor 396 engine provides the performance, reliability, and technical support that major manufacturers, racing teams, and drivers depend on for success.


  • On-Track & In-House Testing & Development
  • Ilmor “Precision Build” (using only the highest quality parts)
  • Highly-Competitive HP & Torque   
  • On-Going Product Development (incorporating Ilmor proprietary components)
  • Unrivaled Customer Service & Technical Support (for individuals & racing teams from dedicated engineers & technicians)
  • Trackside Support at Major Events  
  • Proven Drivability & Power (to suit all tracks)


Displacement396 C.I.D / 6.49L
Horsepower700 HP
Torque500 ft-lb
Max RPM7500 RPM
Race Mile Life1500 miles before rebuild
Additional SpecsUtilizing Holley EFI system, throttle body, injectors and wiring harness

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