The Most Powerful Chevy Crate Engines That GM Ever Has Approved To Sell You

Chevy Offers Over 70 Different Crate Engines Up To 776 Horsepower

It’s well-know that there are a variety of Chevy Crate Engines. But can you believe that the company offers 70 different versions? And 69 of them are V8s, with only one four-cylinder engine available – the turbocharged LTG that develops 272 horsepower. At the other end of the spectrum is the LSX454R Chevy Crate Engine that produces 776 horsepower from an LS Small Block – at only $27.50 per horsepower.

For the budget-conscious, there’s a 350 CID Chevy Crate Engine that produces 300 horsepower and sells for less than $3500. A nice step-up from there is the ZZ6 which is a turn-key Chevy Crate Engine that produces 405 horsepower for about $9000.

Our list of Chevy Crate Engines begins at 535 horsepower and tops out with the LSX454R. The sharp-eyed will notice that we skipped over a couple of engines, for example versions of the LSX and ZZ572, in order to broaden the list and expose the variety of high-performance motors available in the Chevy Crate Engine line.

LT4 Chevrolet Crate Engine


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Art Michalik
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Art has been writing about automotive topics for (way too many) years. He has a degree in Journalism which he squandered working for car magazines until they stopped printing them. An early adopter to the online world he can recall when Google was still on the Stanford server. He's built and raced his own cars with reasonable success. Sold off many years ago, remarkably the car is still competing.

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