Torlon is well known as a plastic with outstanding strength and temperature resistance. To prove Torlon’s viability for metal replacement, Amoco built a racecar engine with parts made of injection
molded Torlon plastic in 1984. The racecar with the Torlon plastic engine and transmission components was named the Lola, and it successfully completed six races in 1984 and 1985. Its engine withstood thousands of miles of testing and racing.
Read More: Torlon Automotive Parts Proven Tough Enough to Replace Metal.
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The Story of the World’s First Torlon Plastic Engine
Amoco built the world's first racecar engine with parts made of injection molded Torlon plastic in 1984.