The all-new LT1 6.2-liter V8 engine that will power the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has been SAE-certified at 460 horsepower at 6,000 rpm, and 465 foot-pounds of torque at 4,600 rpm with the Corvette’s performance exhaust system, General Motors announced today.
Even with standard exhaust, the new Stingray is SAE-certified at 455 horsepower, which makes it the most-powerful standard factory motor ever built for the Corvette. And it still gets 26 miles-per-gallon on the highway.
And if you’re a Corvette fan, you should check out our post ranking the Corvette generations. If you think we got it wrong, we want to hear from you. We can’t wait to find out where we’re going to rank the new C7 Stingray.
The Corvette is getting ready to celebrate its 60th birthday. You can check out our photo gallery celebrating America’s first production sports car’s 59th birthday here.