LSX Podcast #16 – 2014 LT1 Engine Preview!

The new "LT1" is here and will debut in the 2014 Corvette!

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BIG News – The New LT1 is Here!

The word is out, and the 2014 Corvette debut has been scheduled for January 13, 2013….and so has the new motor, the Lt1! Our friends at GM Inside News had a great breakdown on the tech of the new motor, so John and I went through the details in depth during the show.

Long story short, here’s the big stuff!

  • 6.2 Liter
  • 450 Horsepower, 450 ft-lb of torque
  • Active Fuel Management
  • Variable valve timing
  • 11.5:1 compression ratio
  • The engine weighs 465 lbs
  • Dry sump oil pump will be optional


Event Recap

John gave a full recap of the last LSX Series race; who won, who lost, and what to expect for next year!


Listener Mail!

Feel free to e-mail in your questions, and we’ll do our best to answer it. We’ll also be covering a lot of the topics thrown out in the forums in each show, and the next one already looks jam packed. You can contact us with questions for the show as follows:

John Ryan:

Tony Whatley:

Rob Kibbe:

Don’t forget to get the show in iTunes and Stitcher. Thanks for listening…and hammer down!

-Rob, John, and Tony



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The next winner will be selected December 15, 2012!

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