2009 Cadillac CTS-V will have ZR1 LSA motor with 550 horsepower

January 8th, 2008

Cadillac revealed the all-new CTS-V powered by GM’s new 6.2 liter supercharged LSA motor. With 550 horsepower and 550 pound-feet of torque this 4 door beast is upping the ante in the 4 door sedan muscle car arena. “The CTS-V represents the full extension of our design, technology and performance capabilities,” says Jim Taylor, Cadillac general manager. “The V-Series takes the award-winning CTS sport sedan and elevates it to a position within the club of the world’s most exclusive and capable cars.” “From the very start, engineers were cognizant of the role a high-performance engine plays in supporting the qualities Read More

Chief Dodge Viper Engineer Retiring

January 1st, 2008

Herb Helbig the Chief Dodge Viper development engineer is officially retiring this week. With this announcement rumors are running rampant around the net about the possible demise of the Dodge Viper with 2009 being the last year for the famous car that reignited the modern day muscle car era back in 1992. Could Herb’s retirement be an indicator that the Viper’s Research and Development team is being shutdown and the end of the Viper is drawing near? With Herb leaving the Viper’s future appears to be questionable. Herb Helbig standing next to a Dodge Viper SRT10 during an exhibition race Read More