The story of the ZR-1 Corvette and the high-performance LT5 engine is a fascinating tale of interest to every Corvette enthusiast. The author gives you an inside look at how the ZR-1 was born, what went into the design and manufacture of the LT5 engine, and why production was discontinued. THE HEART OF THE BEAST also discusses the exciting American and European debuts of the ZR-1, the numerous world records set by this potent Corvette, and the various aftermarket variations of the ZR-1.The L98 could not pass the gas guzzler tests; the six-speed manual transmission was still not available to permit it to do so. The LT5a#39;s ... Any detail refinements to move from a 1989 model year to a 1990 model year could be handled later. ... The journey MerCruiser took from initial discussion to production of the LT5 in onlyanbsp;...
|Title||:||Heart of the Beast|
|Publisher||:||Automobile Heritage Publishing & Co - 2005-08-21|