What is the most powerful Chevy small-block engine?
As the power behind the 2019 Corvette ZR1, the new supercharged 6.2L LT5 represents the pinnacle of Chevrolet’s performance: It’s the most powerful engine ever offered in a Chevy production vehicle.
Is a big-block faster than a small block?
Big block engines are larger in size and weigh more, but they produce more consistent power and torque to overcome the weight. Small block engines are smaller for better acceleration and handling, but more recently built models can be just as powerful as big block engines.
How much hp is considered fast?
Cars with power ratings above 300 horsepower will usually be serious performance vehicles, and modern supercars will have more than 500 horsepower. Although horsepower figures will give you a rough idea of performance, you can’t directly link power to vehicle speed.
How much HP can you get out of a 383 stroker?
That combo would probably make around 465 hp and nearly 500 lb-ft, but at less rpm. But never mind that….Hot Rod’s Proven Recipe For A Simple Chevy 383 That Knocks Down 500 HP And 500 LB-FT.
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Is it possible to build a 550 hp on pump gas?
As for building a 550 h.p. 400 on pump gas, it’s not impossible, but not something you would want as a daily driver. The new Chevy High Performance has a story on a pump gas small block that made decent power, but it looked kinda weak to me considering the tunnel ram and 2 carbs. Spend most of your budget on the heads.
How fast can I go with 550 hp?
550 HP is very obtainable with a 400, 383 or even a 355. The problem you may run into is will 550 HP put you in the low 10’s. Depending on the weight of your car, I would have to say no. My car weighs 3380 with me in it and the best pass to date has been a 10.93 @123 MPH.
How much does it cost to make a 550 hp engine?
This engine, which was projected in the initial design phase to make between 500 and 550 horsepower and come in on a budget under $10 grand, achieved both goals with room to spare.
Will a 550cc engine run low 10’s?
Unless your car is under 3000 lbs, it’s going to take more power to go low 10’s. I have 640+ in a 3000 lb. car. If you have a chassis that works perfectly, and the moon and stars are in alignment, and ……..you might run mid-high 10’s with 550.