Originally Posted by LimaCharlie
First of all, the Camaro power rating will always be lower than the Corvette, even if the engine is the same. I actually like the fact that the engine will be smaller in displacement. More hp per litre = better, more efficient design and engineering. Ford is essentially making the same power with its 5.0 engine compared to the 6.2 LS3. To me, that is impressive. With a 440 hp 5.5 litre engine, GM will be giving the 5.0 a run for its money in efficiency and design (especially with a single cam, pushrod engine
It's all about cost efficiency, and whatever is done on the 5.0L to make it a more efficient design can be done to the 6.2L later.