This is a type T58 1300cc Gordini motor. It was built by the Gordini Competition Dept. of Renault for use in Renault-Alpine Prototypes competing at Le Mans in the late '60's. It has an aluminum head and used Weber 40DCOE carbs which are not with the motor. There is a header system. Motor was last raced in a Lotus 23 in SCCA competition in the late '7o's. Has been in dry storage since removal from the car.
History prior to SCCA is not known. One owner since that time.