Category: Engine

Hennessey Plans to Offer 1,000 HP Corvette Stingray

Just days after Ken Lingenfelter of Lingenfelter Performance Engineering said the new C7 may not be capable of producing much more than 700-hp, Hennessey Performance Engineering has announced it plans to offer two very powerful engine performance upgrades for the 2014 Corvette Stingray later this year. Lingenfelter expressed reservations last week about the upper limits

  Comments | By - February 25, 2013

Lingenfelter: Corvette’s New LT1 Engine Will Challenge Tuners

Tuners have had a field day with the LS family of V8 engines from General Motors, improving their performance levels to pull upwards of an amazing 1,000-hp from them in some cases. Now that the LT1 motor has upped the ante to at least 450-hp in the base Stingray for the 2014 model year, tuners

  Comments | By - February 20, 2013

Interview with Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter at the 2013 NAIAS

At the 2013 North American International Auto Show, CorvetteBlogger spoke with Corvette Chief Engineer Tadge Juechter about the new 2014 Corvette Stingray and many of the features on the new car. In addition to its eye-catching design, the new 2014 Corvette Stingray possesses a wide array of new technology that will change how drivers look

  Comments | By - January 22, 2013

2014 Camaro to get the Corvette Z06’s LS7 V8 Engine?

We know that for the 2014 model year, the high performance LS engines are going bye-bye for Corvette and in their place will be the new Generation 5 LT1 V8s. But that doesn’t mean GM is going to stop building the LS7 and LS9 engines for other applications. Thanks to some sleuthing at Camaro5.com, it

  Comments | By - December 22, 2012

Every Breath You Take: Turbos vs. Superchargers!

It’s All About Air by Jason Giacchino Natural Aspiration vs. Forced Induction When it comes to reducing something as complex as an internal combustion engine down to its most basic, engines are a lot like giant air pumps. The motion of air is integral to the process in two primary areas: ignition and pressurization of […] More »

  Comments | By - August 1, 2011

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