Chevrolet Releases Details of the C7 Corvette Engine

Chevrolet unveiled the upcoming 2014 Corvette’s engine today. Details include:

C7 Corvette Engine

  • 6.2-liter V-8
  • anticipated 26 mpg city rating
  • 450 horsepower at 6,000 rpm
  • 450 pound-feet of torque at 4,000 rpm
  • retains the OHV and cam-in-block configuration of previous small-block engines
  • supposed to be one of the most fuel-efficient engines ever
  • feature Active Fuel Management, GM’s moniker for cylinder deactivation, which shuts down 4 of the cylinders, leaving the it with a 3.1-liter V-4 engine in that state
  • 11.5-to-1 compression ratio
  • direct-injection system within the engine

The following video provides more details and an animated overview. Video by YouTube user . For more images, visit TopSpeed.com

Source: TopSpeed.com

 

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