Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery

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  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
    After what seems like an eternity, GM finally unveiled the highly anticipated 2023 C8 based Z06 yesterday
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
    The highlight of the new car is its all-new powertrain. The latest Z06 features a new 5.5-liter V-8 engine that produces 670 horsepower and 460 lb-ft of torque
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
    This will make the LT6, the most powerful naturally aspirated V-8 engine, ever fitted to a production car. But whats makes this new engine tick?
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
    For starters, the new engine uses aluminum in the cylinder block, the pistons along with titanium connecting rods
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
    The Corvette Z06 will also employ a flat-plane crankshaft with the new LT6, which has its origins in the C8.R race car
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
    As a result the new Z06 revs all the way to 8600 rpm, which is higher than any other Corvette in history
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
    Speaking of revs, the engine note is also truly distinctive and sounds very exotic indeed. Chevy in fact spent millions in developing the right soundtrack for the 2023 Z06
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
    In the end, the new Z06 promises supercar rivalling performance, and the LT6 is a big component of that story. Swipe to get an in-depth overview of Chevy's new V-8.
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
  • Secrets of the C8 Corvette Z06's Outrageous 5.5-Liter V-8 Engine - gallery
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