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John Judd's Joe Keller — he who sent out cracked cylinder heads rather than lose his government contracts in World War II — is no flawed everyman.
But although both EcoTec3 V8s share aluminum block and cylinder heads, direct injection, variable valve timing and cylinder deactivation, the 6.2 is an extra-cost item on the Tahoe RST.
Every aspect of the new version will follow authentic, original specifications, including the sleek hood, wide-angle cylinder heads, quick-change brake calipers, and unmistakable tail fin.
Aluminum cylinder heads sit atop a compacted-graphite iron block, and a two-stage oil pump keeps the 6.5-quart oil supply circulating with an eye toward efficiency by reducing parasitic loss.
And this new engine boasts plenty of tech, including direct injection; a twin-scroll, low-inertia turbocharger mounted directly to the cylinder head; and a variable-displacement two-stage oil pump.
Other innovations included a one-piece engine block (most contemporary engine cylinders were cast in pairs) and a removable cylinder head that made maintenance and repair infinitely easier.
With its biturbo assembly nestled in the fiery bosom of the V8 cylinder heads, the GT R generates 516 lb ft of torque from 1,900-5,500 rpm, accompanied by a guttural war cry and crisp, crumpling upshifts.
The single-overhead-camshaft cylinder heads are three-valve, dual-plug designs that breathe well enough for adequate cruiser torque and power, making the midsize 750cc motor a good fit for its intended market.
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