Generation IV Internal Engine - LS9 power on the water...
02-15-2008, 08:16 PM
Well, kind of. Checked it out at GM Marine powertrain booth at the Miami Boat show yesterday. Its called the LSA. almost makes me want an inboard powered boat :angel:
Press release http://www.gm.com/explore/technology/gmpowertrain/engines/specialized/marine/2009_6200_LSA_Marine.pdf
02-15-2008, 08:25 PM
I saw the fuel cut off set at 5600rpm. I wonder if the ZR1 will also have that cut off. Seems kind of low.
02-15-2008, 08:30 PM
the fuel cutoff, calibration, and camshaft profiles will be totally different than what the LS9 is, because of the application. its looking like the de-tuned version that this PDF represents is going to be a replacement for the vortec 8100 in some applications. 5600 does seem low when it makes max power and tq at only 200rpm less, it may be a typo. :emb:
02-15-2008, 08:35 PM
Never though of that.
Cam and everything is basically different cause water is different than land. Must be set up for different things. Sweet engine theo!
02-15-2008, 08:42 PM
yes, its very different. most hulls have alot of drag, ALL THE TIME. the engine is always working real hard to keep the boat moving.
Anyways, I thought it was pretty neat. this platform will blow the I/O market open, the supercharged engines are perfect for the kind of duty cycles in the marine environment.
02-15-2008, 08:48 PM
Pretty cool, it looks to be almost identical to the new CTS-V motor, just revised for water use and 10 hp/tq less.
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