What We Know about the Flat-Plane-Crank V-8 That Will Power the C8 Corvette Z06, ZR1, and Hybrid

The expected 5.5-liter engine will offer 600 to 1000 horsepower and a Ferrari-rivaling sound.

The 6.2-liter LT2 V-8 engine in the new 2020 Corvette Stingray is just the beginning of the C8 Corvette’s story. Numerous higher-performance variants, wearing the expected Z06 and ZR1 nomenclature, are in the works. They will each depend on a new flat-plane-crank V-8 that will take the Corvette to new heights. We first reported on this future engine last year before the Corvette made its official debut—and Motor Trendand others have been talking about it this week. Here’s everything we know about it to date.

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