Your question: What does the LS motor come in?

Is the LS engine a Ford design?

The fundamental architecture of the LS engine borrows more closely from the original small block chevy design. However the LS heads do share some similarity with Ford based heads that are run in many NASCAR engines. The LS head always was touted as “race inspired” and that’s truly correct.

What does LS engine stand for?

LS was Luxury Sport and LT was Luxury Touring. LS used to be the high-end (save SS) model back in the ’80s with the CL (Custom Luxury) package.

Which LS engine is best?

Best LS Engines

  • LS9/LSA: Made for the 2009-2013 Corvette ZR1, the LS9 is a supercharged 6.2L engine rated at 638 horsepower — the most powerful of all small blocks. …
  • LS1: This is the one that started it all! …
  • LS7: Introduced in 2005, the LS7 sported 427 cubic inches, making it the largest small block ever.

How much horsepower does an LS motor have?

LS3

LS3 MORE INFO LS376/480 MORE INFO LS376/525 MORE INFO
LS-Series Gen-IV Small-Block V-8 LS-Series Gen-IV Small-Block V-8 LS-Series Gen-IV Small-Block V-8
Horsepower
430 hp @ 5900 rpm 495 hp @ 6200 rpm 525 hp @ 6200 rpm
Torque

How much HP can a 5.3 LS make?

The stock 5.3L is factory rated around 320 hp with 340 lb-ft of torque. When on the dyno at Westech we were able to get close to the stock numbers 315 hp and 325 lb-ft with our 650 Holley carburetor swap, MSD controller, and Edelbrock intake.

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