Tag: engine

The First 2015 Corvette Z06 to Blow its Engine

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All 2015 Corvette Z06 engines are “blown”, as in supercharged, but we only know of one so far that has blown up, and it belongs to Corvette Forum member “lawdogg149″. Here’s how it all happened.

  Comments | By - December 30, 2014

And Now There’s a Turbo Kit…

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The aftermarket has embraced the C7 Stingray like a prodigal son. Edelbrock is developing a supercharger (in addition to others), a variety of tuners are developing heads, cams, headers, etc… But it appears that Lashway is the first company developing a turbo kit for the new Corvette. We just spoke to a representative at the […] More »

  Comments | By - November 19, 2013

Man Creates 8.9 Liter V12 LS Engine

Anyone who has fallen in love with the corvette in the past twenty years should have pretty solid love of the LS series motor. It (and it’s many variations) have been at the heart of the ‘vette since the C5. It’s great, obviously… But what if it was a v12?

  Comments | By - May 7, 2013

GM Trademarks LT5 and LTX Engine Names

The LT nameplate has a long and storied performance history for Corvette and General Motors. Looks like a new chapter could well be added by the seventh generation of the ‘Vette. The LT1, of course, was a small block powerhouse for the Corvette from 1970 to 1972, and the name reappeared in the early 1990s

  Comments | By - April 30, 2013

Building the C7 Corvette’s LT1 V8 Engine

Following the announcement in late October that the next generation 2014 C7 Corvette would be powered by the 6.2L LT1 V8, a news report from the Tonawanda engine plant talked about how excited they are to be playing the key role of building the Gen 5 power plant for the Corvette. Tonawanda Engine Plant area

  Comments | By - December 20, 2012

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