Power is popular. The crew at Chevrolet Performance is well aware of that concept -- and has proven it with their supercharged LT4 6.2-liter crate engine . In fact, the power plant was the most popular LT crate engine option from the Bowtie Brand for all of 2017. The engine utilizes a 1.7-liter Eaton R1740 TVS supercharger, which spins at up to 20,000 rpm. It generates more than nine pounds of boost and helps the engine make an incredible 650 horsepower along with 650 lb.-ft. of torque at 3600 rpm.
Spring is finally in sight, and that gets us thinking about putting the finishing touches on our favorite cruisers. All over the country, like-minded Chevrolet Performance enthusiasts are getting their vehicles ready to roll, too.
Next up in our series of articles looking back at some of readers’ favorites is one spotlighting Muscle Rods’ Conversion Kit to Retrofit LT Engines in Your Classic C10.
Each year, Valentine’s Day means the calendar is just that much closer to the Daytona 500 and the kickoff of the NASCAR season. That’s not to say we’re not romantic today though. Far from it. We’re very much in love with the LT4 -- the engine that comes under the hood of the road-going Camaro ZL1. Not coincidentally, that particular Camaro model is currently competing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
In Michigan, working in the automotive world is a way of life for many, with generation after generation adding to their family’s lineage in the industry. Mike LaBaere’s family provides one example of this dedication. General Motors is the company they have served for decades.
Claudio Burtin’s success extends far beyond the racetrack, but his passion for motorsports is obvious.