Tag: LT1

C7 Corvette to Make 455 hp, According to Harbaugh Pacecar Announcement

In yesterday’s official announcement from GM that named 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh as the official driver of the 2014 Corvette Stingray Pace Car for the Indy 500, there was a paragraph that described the known performance specs for the new C7 sports car. According to the release, the 6.2L LT1 V8 makes 455 horsepower, not

  Comments | By - May 24, 2013

WSJ: What Makes the Chevrolet Corvette Appealing?

The Wall Street Journal takes a look at how it believes the Corvette?perhaps growing irrelevant during its long journey to some people (though certainly not to the legions of enthusiasts who worship the ground it rolls on)?has suddenly become cool again with the introduction of the C7. WSJ says a strange thing has suddenly happened […] More »

  Comments | By - April 9, 2013

The 2014 Corvette Unveiled at the 12 Hours of Sebring

It seems that where ever the 2014 Corvette Stingray goes, there’s an unveiling. Last weekend in the Corvette Corral tent at the 12 Hours of Sebring wasn’t any different. With Corvette Chief Engineer beginning his discussion about the next generation car, Corvette Product Manager Harlan Charles and Corvette Assembly Plant Manager Dave Tatman pulled the

  Comments | By - March 19, 2013

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

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