Tag: Performance Build Center

Incredible Milestone: the 100-Millionth Small Block Engine is a ZR1 LS9

General Motors has celebrated a major milestone today at Wixom’s Performance Build Center by building its 100-millionth small block engine. The engine chosen as the milestone motor is none other than the Corvette ZR1′s 638 horsepower LS9. Since 1955, the small block has been used in GM vehicles around the world and can also be

  Comments | By - November 30, 2011

Behind the Scenes: Touring the GM Performance Build Center

Article and photos contributed by Steve Burns
As part of the NCRS national convention last week we were able to participate in a tour of GM’s Performance Build Center. The facility is located about an hour northwest of Detroit in Wixom, MI. The low-volume plant hand assembles all of the dry sump motors for

  Comments | By - August 8, 2011