Building The Supercharged 650hp LT4 V8 Chevy Engine
This is one of the most advanced and high tech equipped factories of the General Motors. In this engine plant in Tonawanda, New York are building the most powerful GM engine, the 650 horsepower supercharged 6.2 liter LT4 V8 which is installed in the 2015 Z06 Corvette. This General Motors engine plant was built in 1938 and till now have made more than 71 million engines.
In the period of World War II were building engines which were used in the planes. The factory is fully automatized and for most of the manufacturing process they use highly precise robots. But some of the key components and high quality tests are made by humans. Beside LT4 here are built and many other engines such us V6, Small Block V8 and Big Block V8.