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Chevrolet and the new 6.2-liter V8 for the Corvette in 2014

The next version of the powerful Chevrolet Corvette will inherit a brand new 6.2-liter LT1 V8. An engine called fifth generation.

This is the first part of the engine "Gen 5" family, which receives direct injection and cylinder deactivation system Active Fuel Management (AFM). To this is added the variable valve timing continuously.

The engine block is made of aluminum. This allows it to display a weight allege 40 pounds compared to data from the 4.4-liter V8 found under the hood of several BMW models.

The advertised power would be about 450 horsepower with a torque of 450 lb-ft.

Performance rating, it indicates that the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette powered by this engine can go from 0 to 100 km / h in less than 4 seconds.

Cote highway fuel consumption, the manufacturer hopes it will exceed 9 L/100 km.

Chevrolet Corvette 2014 find concession at the end of 2013.

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