Company Katech Performance has introduced an eight-cylinder unit on the basis of the LT5 V8 engine – the same used in the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 C7. Returns the modified unit reaches 1159 horsepower. The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport motor W16 with four turbines is 1200 HP
The LT5 engine which is a tuning house used as a base for improvements and which in the top of the factory modifications installed on the Corvette ZR1, has a working volume of 6.2 liters and a record for the road Corvette returns to 766 HP However, the company Katech last parameter considered insufficient.
The displacement volume was enlarged to 6.4 liters, and the compression ratio increased from 10.1:1 to 10.3:1. The cylinder head modified – made ports (change the diameter and shape of the inlet and outlet channels), installed valves and reinforced pistons. Motor customers can choose from two mechanical blowers or our own development Katech or a Magnuson supercharger with an index of TBVS 2650.
With any of the compressors, the motor will issue 1159 HP and 1441 Nm of torque. The new engine was called Track Attack, and its settings – almost like the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport (1,200 HP and 1,500 Nm).