With its classic 427-cubic-inch displacement, the 505-hp LS7 7.0L made its mark in the C6 Corvette Z06 and advanced its legacy in the fifth-generation Camaro Z/28.
What is a LS7 454?
In 1970, Chevrolet planned to introduce into its performance cars, especially the Corvette, a 454 cubic-inch displacement engine dubbed the LS7. This big block engine was an enlarged version of the L88, with an aluminum-head block.
Which LS engine is strongest?
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Is the LS7 a good engine?
The LS7 makes over 500 horsepower naturally aspirated right out of the box. As good as it is, racers and the aftermarket love this engine and tons of great parts are available. Each level will provide more performance than the one before it.
How much horsepower is a 454?
Surprisingly, the 454 laid down an impressive 330 horsepower and 475 pound-feet of torque. Naturally, the truck-based 454s were tuned for torque, so having nearly 500 pound-feet wasn’t a big surprise. But like any stock engine, there was tons of power left to be squeezed out.
How much HP can LS7 handle?
The LS7 is specially designed and built to make over 500 hp. All the stock components are matched to each other. Changing one thing can affect the performance of the other parts.
What cars come with a LS7?
GM 7.0 Liter V8 LS7 Engine
|Displacement:||7.0L / 427 cu. in.|
|Vehicles:||Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Camaro Z/28|
|Introduced:||2006 model year|
|Predecessor:||LS2 / Gen 3 Small Block|