The LS9 is a supercharged 6.2L that produces 638 horsepower and 604 lb-ft of torque. It features high-rpm-validated lightweight reciprocating parts, titanium intake valves, forged internals and high-flow cylinder heads that draw the charge forced on them by a sixth-generation supercharger.
How much does LS9 engine cost?
The LS9 crate engine MSRP† has been reduced by thousands! MSRP was $26,403, now $21,403. See your dealer for pricing.
What’s better LS7 or LS9?
The more fuel is burnt in the engine, the more power is generated. The above chart clearly shows that LS9 has a higher fuel injector flow than LS7. That means, LS9 generates more power than LS7 by burning more fuel. That’s a reason behind low fuel efficiency and highest power generation capacity of LS9 engines.
Which LS engine is best?
If you’re planning on boosting your project the 4.8L truck engine will be perfect for you. The 4.8L can take insane amounts of boost completely stock and will really perform well. If you don’t want a barebones 5.3L or 4.8L you could always step up to a 6.2L truck block which is based on the LS3 engine.
How much HP can a LS9 handle?
(The LS9 came with forged pistons from the factory.) Due to extremely high cylinder pressure, the heads can start to lift around 1,000 hp.
Which Corvette has LS9?
2009 CORVETTE ZR1 PRELIMINARY SPECIFICATIONS
|Engine||6.2L SUPERCHARGED V-8 (LS9)|
|Cylinder head material:||cast aluminum|
|Valvetrain:||overhead valve, 2 valves per cylinder|
|Fuel delivery:||SFI (sequential fuel injection)|