Chevrolet Introduced A New Gasoline Engine

According to the American manufacturer of a new motor is designed for Chevrolet Corvette supercar next generation, whose world premiere is scheduled for January 2013.

The power unit was designated LT1 and an eight-cylinder gasoline engine of 6.2 liters. Engine power of 450 hp and maximum torque - 609 Nm.

According to the company, the new motor is a direct-injection engine, the pressure of which can automatically change the electronics depending on the operating conditions of the unit. LT1 also has a system of variable valve timing and a sleep function half cylinders under light loads.

According to preliminary data of the next generation Chevrolet Corvette supercar in conjunction with this engine can accelerate from zero to hundred in less than four seconds. Just how soon the figure will be compared with the current generation car, which can accelerate to 100 km / h in 3.7 seconds - has been kept secret.

But we know that the average consumption model will be around 9 liters of fuel per hundred kilometers.

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