You may find yourself thinking that there’s too many Small Blocks. And that it’s hard to keep track of LT1, L79, and such. And it seems that every year a new code pops up that was used previously in another iteration. But relax a bit − let’s focus on one thing at a time because that’s the easy way to learn Chevrolet‘s alphabet soup. Today’s lesson will be on the LT4 supercharged V8 in the 2015 Corvette Z06 and LS7 NA V8 in the Camaro Z/28 courtesy of Engineering Explained.
- 650 horsepower and 650 pound-feet of torque
- Naturally aspirated
- 505 horsepower and 481 pound-feet of torque
The below video tours Chevrolet’s Performance Build Center, which is located within the Corvette Factory in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Give yourself nine minutes to learn how each of the small-blocks are built and how they are similar/different.