Tag: v8

2018 Corvette May Get LT5 DOHC V8

It appears that for 2018 the Corvette is getting a new engine. The LT5 looks to be the company’s first DOHC V8 since the C4 ZR-1.

  Comments | By - January 2, 2017

Time Attack C6 Corvette Z06 Breaks One-Minute Barrier

It takes quite a lot to come in under that elusive one-minute barrier, including tons of grip, downforce, and power.

  Comments | By - December 30, 2016

7 Reasons Why the LS V8 Is the Best Engine Ever Made

The LS engine has been produced for decades, and even though things on the outside have changed, the push-rod V8 still thunders on as a versatile, compact, efficient, and powerful motor. Here’s why we think it is so good.

  Comments | By - June 15, 2016

The End of the V8 in the Corvette is Nigh?

With reports of Ford nixing the V8 altogether, it didn’t take long for “Corvette Forum” members to start imagining a Corvette world without the familiar rumble of the V8.

  Comments | By - January 14, 2015

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

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