General Motors Corp. continues the 58-year evolution of its small-block V-8 with the fitment of a new 6.2L mill in the ’08 Chevrolet Corvette. Called the LS3 and packing 430 hp in standard trim, the new all-aluminum OHV V-8 will be the iconic sports car’s base powerplant when the ’08 models begin arriving later this year. The new engine is a culmination, of sorts, of the best features developed for the current Cadillac Escalade/GMC Yukon Denali 6.2L L92 mill and the Corvette ZO6’s ...

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