Along with the rest of the 2017 Chevrolet Performance catalog Chevy debuted two new crate engines during SEMA 2016, joining the brands 50+ Small Block, Big Block and LS-series crate engine options.


First up is the LT376 crate engine, the all-new V8 is based on the production 6.2-liter LT1 currently found under the hood of the C7 Corvette and Sixth Gen Camaro. Team Chevy gave it a new high-performance camshaft along with a set of CNC ported cylinder heads, giving the LT376 an output of 535 horsepower.


Joining the LT376 is the SP350 crate engine, which is based on Chevy's popular 350 HO V8. Engineers gave the SP350 a brand new hydraulic roller camshaft, the latest small-block intake design and high-flow Vortec cylinder heads. Horsepower jumped to 357 and torque increased to 407 lb.-ft.

Lastly, Chevy has made the 8L90-E 8-speed automatic transmission compliant with LT1 and LT4 crate engines. Reworked packaging allows the 8-speed to fit the same space as GM's family of six-speed automatics.