'15 Chevy Corvette Z06 boasts LT4 6.2L supercharged V-8.
LT4 6.2L supercharged V-8 based off fifth-generation small-block architecture of LT1 naturally aspirated V-8.
LT4 6.2L supercharged V-8 rated at 650 hp, 650 lb.-ft. of torque.
Overhead of LT4.
Cover removed from Eaton Roots-type blower.
Making boost: LT4 versus LS9
Eaton R1740 TVS 1.7L supercharger intercooler.
Expanded view of LT4.
Cutaway of LT4.
David Kimble rendering of LT4.
Rotocast A356-T6 aluminum cylinder heads of LT4.
Cylinder deactivation, or Active Fuel Management, components of LT4.
Direct-injection system of LT4.
Oil cooler of LT4.
Oil pump of LT4.
Oil tank of Lt4.
Forged aluminum piston of LT4.
The rubber-shredding numbers of the LT4 are made possible largely on the strength of updates to the old LS9 supercharger. A new R1740 TVS 1.7L blower sits atop the LT4. (See related story: LT4 Puts ‘Brutal’ Power Behind Corvette Z06.)
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