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Video: Building the Corvette 650hp LT4 V8 Engine – GM’s most powerful Engine Ever!

Published on Jan 19, 2015

Come follow us along as we tour the GM Engine Plant in Tonawanda, NY where they build the Corvette 650hp LT4 V8 Engine and many other engines.

Note: The crankshafts shown during the machining process are for the 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8 truck engine, not the LT4.

 

“Tonawanda Engine Plant sits across from the beautiful Niagara River in Buffalo, NY. It employs a diverse workforce to produce award winning engines for General Motors’ most desired products. Its employees are firmly committed to helping the community in which they live and work, and have donated thousands of dollars and volunteered many hours to make Western NY a better place for all.” ~ GM

Facilities:        
GM Powertrain Tonawanda Engine Plant #1
2995 River Road, Buffalo, New York 14207

GM Powertrain Tonawanda Engine Plant #5
240 Vulcan Road, Buffalo, NY  14207

GM Powertrain Tonawanda Engine Plant #4
2390 Kenmore Ave., Buffalo, NY 14207

Products:

  • Ecotec 2.0L Turbo/2.5L – Chevrolet Camaro, Malibu, Colorado, Equinox, Traverse, and Impala; Buick Regal, GMC Canyon, Acadia and Terrain and Cadillac ATS, CTS, CT6, and CT6 Plug-In
  • 6.2L LT1 V8 – Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and 2016 Cadillac CTS-V
  • 4.3L V6, 5.3L V8; 6.2L V8 Ecotec3 Family of engines – Chevrolet Silverado, Suburban and Tahoe, GMC Yukon/Yukon Denali, and Cadillac Escalade

 

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Video: Building the Corvette 650hp LT4 V8 Engine – GM’s most powerful Engine Ever!

Published on Jan 19, 2015

Come follow us along as we tour the GM Engine Plant in Tonawanda, NY where they build the Corvette 650hp LT4 V8 Engine and many other engines.

Note: The crankshafts shown during the machining process are for the 5.3L EcoTec3 V-8 truck engine, not the LT4.

 

“Tonawanda Engine Plant sits across from the beautiful Niagara River in Buffalo, NY. It employs a diverse workforce to produce award winning engines for General Motors’ most desired products. Its employees are firmly committed to helping the community in which they live and work, and have donated thousands of dollars and volunteered many hours to make Western NY a better place for all.” ~ GM

Facilities:        
GM Powertrain Tonawanda Engine Plant #1
2995 River Road, Buffalo, New York 14207

GM Powertrain Tonawanda Engine Plant #5
240 Vulcan Road, Buffalo, NY  14207

GM Powertrain Tonawanda Engine Plant #4
2390 Kenmore Ave., Buffalo, NY 14207

Products:

  • Ecotec 2.0L Turbo/2.5L – Chevrolet Camaro, Malibu, Colorado, Equinox, Traverse and Impala; Buick Regal, GMC Canyon, Acadia and Terrain and Cadillac ATS, CTS, CT6, and CT6 Plug-In
  • 6.2L LT1 V8 – Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and 2016 Cadillac CTS-V
  • 4.3L V6, 5.3L V8; 6.2L V8 Ecotec3 Family of engines – Chevrolet Silverado, Suburban and Tahoe, GMC Yukon/Yukon Denali, and Cadillac Escalade

 

You might also enjoy reading about the History of the Tonawanda Factory:

Video History of the Tonawanda Factory

THE SOUL OF THE MACHINE: 50 YEARS OF GREAT CORVETTE POWERTRAINS

Corvette Engineering Retrospective – Design

ZO6 Performance Parts Enhancements for Corvette

2015 Corvette Z06 Cutaway & Horsepower

1965 Chevrolet Corvette Video

Chevelle Slammer is based on the LT1 engine found in the Corvette Stingray

Exclusive Corvette Engine Build Experience

Corvette Engine Repeats Win as WardsAuto 10 Best

Chevrolet Powers Way to Pair of Engine Honors

Performance Testing at Milford Proving Ground

1968 C3 Corvette Called the Shark!

Family Vacation: 2017 Road Trip Survey

2015 Chevrolet Performance Cars

Current Issue Preview

Corvette Event Calendar

Meet Our Corvette Advertisers

Corvette Magazine Subscriptions! Subscribe Today!

Welcome to our Blog

C5 Production Totals

 

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