2012 Camaro ZL1 Engine

One of the favorite covers that we ever ran in Automotive Design & Production was this one, from March 2008, which features the LS9 engine for the 2009 Corvette ZR1: So, given that popularity, here’s another similar engine, this one the LSA 6.2L Supercharged V8 that is slated to be put in the 2012 Camaro ZL1: And for those of you who are interested in the specs: Displacement (cu in / cc): 376 / 6162 Bore & stroke (in / mm): 4.06 / 103.25 x 3.62 / 92 mm Block material: cast aluminum Cylinder head material: cast aluminum Valvetrain: overhead valve, two valves per cylinder Fuel delivery: 1.9L supercharger with intercooler; sequential fuel injection Compression ratio: 9.1:1 Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm): 550 / 410 @ 6100 (estimated) Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm): 550 / 745 @ 3800 (estimated) Recommended fuel: premium required Maximum engine speed (rpm): 6200 Enough said.

One of the favorite covers that we ever ran in Automotive Design & Production was this one, from March 2008, which features the LS9 engine for the 2009 Corvette ZR1:

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So, given that popularity, here’s another similar engine, this one the LSA 6.2L Supercharged V8 that is slated to be put in the 2012 Camaro ZL1:

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And for those of you who are interested in the specs:

Displacement (cu in / cc):

376 / 6162

Bore & stroke (in / mm):

4.06 / 103.25 x 3.62 / 92 mm

Block material:

cast aluminum

Cylinder head material:

cast aluminum

Valvetrain:

overhead valve, two valves per cylinder

Fuel delivery:

1.9L supercharger with intercooler; sequential fuel injection

Compression ratio:

9.1:1

Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm):

550 / 410 @ 6100 (estimated)

Torque (lb-ft / Nm @ rpm):

550 / 745 @ 3800 (estimated)

Recommended fuel:

premium required

Maximum engine speed (rpm):

6200

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Enough said.