When it comes to GM’s go-fast lineup, the supercharged 6.2L V8 LT4 gasoline engine is a popular option, providing the motivation in a variety of high-performance vehicles, including the sixth-generation Chevy Camaro ZL1. Now, the final LT4 engine destined for the engine bay of the production-spec sixth-gen Camaro ZL1 has been built.
A photo of the final LT4 engine for installation in the production-spec sixth-gen Chevy Camaro was posted to social media, showing the team at the Performance Build Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky crowded around the supercharged V8. According to the post, Billy Burke was the wrench behind assembly of the last LT4 for the Chevy Camaro.
“Congratulations to the entire PBC team for providing the Camaro’s flagship engine for the last several years!” the post reads.
When equipped by the Chevy Camaro ZL1, the supercharged 6.2L V8 LT4 gasoline engine is rated at 650 horsepower at 6,400 rpm and 650 pound-feet of torque at 3,600 rpm. Going forward, the Performance Build Center will continue to build units of the LT4 for use in the Cadillac CT5-V Blackwing super sedan and Cadillac Escalade-V high-performance SUV, with output ratings of 668 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 659 pound-feet of torque at 3,600 rpm, and 682 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 653 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm, respectively. The LT4 was previously offered by the C7 Chevy Corvette Z06 and Cadillac CTS-V. In addition, a marine variant of the engine provides motivation in the Malibu Wakesetter 23 LSV boat.
Back in December of 2022, GM Authority reported that General Motors was considering moving its Performance Build Center from Bowling Green, Kentucky to Michigan. The Performance Build Center is currently located at the same production facility that builds the Chevy Corvette. The Performance Build Center was previously relocated from Michigan to Bowling Green in 2013 following a $3.5 million investment.
It’s also worth mentioning that although the sixth-generation Chevy Camaro will sunset following the end of the 2024 model year, GM has confirmed that the Camaro nameplate will offer a new generation sometime in the future.