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General Motors President Mark Reuss made a special trip to the company’s Tonawanda, N.Y., engine plant on Tuesday, to highlight his appreciation for the workers who will be producing the new LT2 powerplant in the upcoming mid-engine Corvette.
“This plant has a deep history of small block [engines], big block [engines], you name it, on our most profitable, highest-quality vehicles,” Reuss said, “and have the heart of the powertrain from right here in Tonawanda.”
The 40,000 or so 6.2-liter V8 motors that will produce 495 horsepower and propel the new 2020 C8 Z51s to 0-60 times under 3 seconds represent a small percentage of the 650,000 engines produced annually at the Tonawanda facility.
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