The Chevy LT-1 was released in 1992 as General Motors’ second-generation small-block V8. This version of the LT-1 lasted until 1997, when the LS-1 was introduced. In 1994, the LT-1 was a widely used engine. It was used by four manufacturers: Chevrolet, Pontiac, Cadillac, and Buick. It was also used in many different types of cars, including sports cars, sedans, and even pickup trucks.
Chevrolet: lt1 engine specifications: chevrolet 5.7 lt1 engine
Chevrolet made the most use of the LT-1 in 1994. It was used in the: Camaro Z28, Corvette, Impala SS and Caprice Wagon. This engine produced 275 horsepower, horsepower, and 325 pound-feet of torque in the Camaro; 300 hp and 340 pound-feet of torque in the Corvette; and 260 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque in the Impala SS and Caprice Wagon. The LT-1 was internally the same on all Chevrolet models; It had a bore (cylinder width) of 4.00 inches and a stroke (the piston travels inside the cylinder) of 3.48 inches. All Chevy LT-1 models had a 10.5: 1 compression ratio. Economy varied on Chevy models, all getting 17 mpg in the city and 25-27 mpg on the highway.
Pontiac: 5.7 lt1 engine specs
Pontiac made use of the 5.7-liter LT-1 in both The Firebird Formula and the Trans Am. Both cars were essentially the same; only the name differed. This engine produced 275 hp and 325 pound-feet of torque. It had a 4-inch bore and a 3.48-inch piston stroke. It had the same 10.5: 1 compression as its Chevy counterpart. The 1994 LT-1 got 17 mpg in the city and 25-27 mpg on the highway, depending on transmission selection.
Buick used the LT-1 for its full-size sedan and truck, the Roadmaster. This engine was essentially identical to the one used by the Caprice Wagon, as they are on the same platform. It produced 260 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque. It had a 4-inch bore and a 3.48-inch piston stroke. The compression ratio was set at 10.5: 1. The LT-1 pushed the Roadmaster to 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.
The Fleetwood was the only Cadillac in 1994 that did not make use of the still new 4.6-liter Northstar engine. This vehicle used GM 5.7-liter LT-1. This engine produced 260 horsepower and 330 pound-feet of torque. It had a compression ratio of 10.5: 1. The bore was 4 inches and the piston stroke was 3.48 inches. This vehicle got 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.