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.Congratulations to each of the parents at Lotus, Mercury Marine and General Motors. ... Roy W, Midgley Chief Engineer V8 Passenger Engines The MerCruiser facility received prototype cars so employees could see ... in order to make an engine that would exceed 150, 000 miles of continual service without any failures of any kind; and three, ... Certainly, meeting production demand was part of all this.
|Title||:||Heart of the Beast|
|Publisher||:||Automobile Heritage Publishing & Co - 2005-08-21|