Chevy Big Block Engine

BBC - That's what you need. Chevrolet introduced the Big Block Chevy motor in 1958 to keep up with the big cars of the day. The Big Block Chevy came many ways: 348, 396, 402, 409, 427, 454 and 572 from GM Performance.

The most common engine BBC is the 454. Available in 1970, the 454 was run in the Corvette as an LS5 or LS6, The LS5 big block Chevy pushed 390 horsepower and torque of 500 ft·lb. The LS6 big block was even healthier at 450 horsepower. Many claim the power is actually over 500 HP.


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