WASHINGTON – Cadillac's '07 Escalade SUV uses a new variant of General Motors Corp.'s legendary small block V-8, a 6.2L version that is the first small block ever fitted with efficiency- and power-enhancing variable valve timing. Apart from VVT, approximately 50% of the 6.2L Gen IV small block – GM Regulation Production Option code L92 and called Vortec 6.2L – is all new, says Chris Meagher, assistant chief engineer for small block engines. New features include a larger bore that ...

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