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Ford 300ci straight six was a great motor. I had one in a '68 Bronco. Long stroke motor, loved the low end torque.
Bet that new Dodge will be a pricey truck
I have a '77 F150 with the 300. Solid old engine. I don't expect most modern high compression, multi-turbo engines to last nearly as long, but I'm looking forward to being wrong.
 

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Fellow employee's. No denying the hotness of this machine

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Ford isn't abandoning the V8 like other manufacturers


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Grammar error in my last post, should have added 'have' to the end of it.
guessing the three people who read it, got what I was saying.
 

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"the ZR1 packed a supercharged 6.2-liter pushrod V8 under the hood and sent 755 hp and 715 lb-ft of torque through a seven-speed manual or eight-speed automatic to the rear wheels."

That power in a mid engined Vette, wow


Good luck getting one
 

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"the ZR1 packed a supercharged 6.2-liter pushrod V8 under the hood and sent 755 hp and 715 lb-ft of torque through a seven-speed manual or eight-speed automatic to the rear wheels."

That power in a mid engined Vette, wow


Good luck getting one


That was the C7 specs, I'm betting the C8 ZR1 will be the same 5.5 from the Z06 just twin turbo and upwards of 800hp.

The "unthinkable" part is no other US maker besides Cadillac has ever had a twin turbo V8 performance car and more that 755HP. The CT6V had a 4.2L TTV8 in a big heavy sedan and was only rated for 500-525HP. So I'm betting the C8 ZR1 is the first TTV8 US made car with more than 755HP.
 

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That was the C7 specs, I'm betting the C8 ZR1 will be the same 5.5 from the Z06 just twin turbo and upwards of 800hp.

The "unthinkable" part is no other US maker besides Cadillac has ever had a twin turbo V8 performance car and more that 755HP. The CT6V had a 4.2L TTV8 in a big heavy sedan and was only rated for 500-525HP. So I'm betting the C8 ZR1 is the first TTV8 US made car with more than 755HP.
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Got that from Autoweek,
searching I see there is no confirmed powerplant (maybe that's part of the buzz, get people talking)
..personally, I'd go for twin turbo over supercharger.
There's ways of getting around turbo lag

Either way, it'll be killer
 
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