Tag: engine

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

C7 Corvette Spied Again in Michigan Plus a Trip Around the Rumor Mill

It’s been a few months since we’ve last seen the next-generation C7 testing in the wild but spy photographers recently caught up with what most believe to be the 2014 Chevy Corvette. While the new Corvette isn’t expected to debut until January at Detroit’s NAIAS auto show, you can still soak in all that horsepower

  Comments | By - September 13, 2012

Chevy Silverado Gets A Corvette ZR1 Heart Transplant

Content courtesy of Keith Cornett at CorvetteBlogger.com If you’ve ever met a custom tuner, you’ll find they are some of the most optimistic people on this earth. Case in point? Houston tuner Fastlane managed to stuff a 638-hp supercharged LS9 Corvette ZR1 engine into a Silverado pickup truck. We’re not sure why it was decided […] More »

  Comments | By - July 12, 2011

Build Your Own Corvette Engine with the Corvette Engine Build Experience

In a move to continue its renowned customer service, Corvette has created the Corvette Engine Build Experience, which allows new vehicle owners of the 2011 Corvette Z06 or ZR1 to build their new car’s LS7 or LS9 engine at the General Motors? Performance Build Center (PBC) in Wixom, Michigan. Corvette is one of the few, […] More »

  Comments | By - June 29, 2011

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