What is a L71 Corvette?

What is a L71 Corvette?

The L71 was Chevrolet’s most powerful engine in 1967 which replaced the big-block L71 from the previous year. Using it’s famous ‘Tri Power’ intake manifold was rated by the factory at 435 bhp.

How much is a 1968 L88 Corvette worth?

$393,000 to $501,000
Only 80 L88 Corvettes were built in 1968. The current value of a documented L88 in excellent condition ranges from $393,000 to $501,000.

How much does a 1969 Corvette Stingray 427 cost?

Currently, 1969 Corvette Roadsters with the hardtop/convertible and a 390-horse 427 under the hood are selling from a low of $25,500 to a high of $59,000 in decent to good original condition.

What Corvette had the 427?

But for 2013—the last year of C6 production and the Corvette’s 60th anniversary—Chevrolet installed the Z06’s howling 427 cu.in. LS7 engine in a Corvette convertible and offered two flavors: the 427 Convertible Collector Edition or the 427 Convertible with the 60th Anniversary Package.

What is a L89 engine?

The L89 aluminum head big-block V-8 was one of the many powertrain option choices for the 1969 Camaro, but it was by far the rarest application. The L89 is endowed with 11.0:1 compression, as well as forged internals, a solid lifter cam, and an aluminum intake topped with a Holley 4-barrel.

How much horsepower does a L88 Corvette have?

Although the factory-claimed horsepower was 435, real power output was likely somewhere between 540 and 580, enough to allow a “stock” L88 to run the quarter-mile in the mid-to-high 11-second range.

How do I know if my 1968 Corvette is a L88?

How to Identify an L88 Chevy Engine

  1. Identify the Corvette as an L88.
  2. Locate the engine ID number on the forward passenger side of the engine block on a machined pad by the front of the cylinder head and timing cover.
  3. Decode the engine ID number.

What is L88?

The L88 was essentially Chevrolet’s way of transforming the Corvette from America’s sports car into an internationally competitive racing car. It was a special treat for the customers who could read between the lines; rarely does a company downplay its own product, but GM never actively promoted the L88.