This 1,000-hp racing engine glows in the dark

Watching an engine up on a stand doesn't always count as porn, although Lingenfelter's 358ci LSx flat plane crank race engine with a 76mm Garrett turbo, producing more than 1,000 hp. Watch for it in the Lingenfelter Gen V Camaro SS. » 10/03/11 4:30pm 10/03/11 4:30pm

1,000-HP Twin-Turbo Escalade beats Nissan GT-R

John Hennessey's got this great shtick going where he takes his Frankenstein monsters and pits them against stock versions of cars we associate with performance. It's total nonsense, but how the hell do you not watch a twin-turbo Cadillac Escalade race a Nissan GT-R? » 4/13/11 10:30am 4/13/11 10:30am

Auctioning One Transplant For Another

GM Performance Parts is auctioning off the first LSX454 R crate engine at Barrett-Jackson this weekend, with the proceeds going to the American Heart Association. Have a heart, buy a crazy bow-tied one. [GM Media] » 1/18/11 4:00pm 1/18/11 4:00pm

Chevy Gives Great Head

Chevy gives great head... cylinder head, that is. From the LSX small bore to the LS7 and LS9, Chevy runs deep in cylinder heads in this lazy susan-like display at the 2010 SEMA show. » 11/01/10 2:40pm 11/01/10 2:40pm

Hole In The Piston? A GM LS V8 Will Still Run

A nutcase over at TheTurboForums is building a turbocharged 5.3-liter, GM LS V8-powered Mk1 Ford Focus and having trouble with his used engine's rough idle and smoking. After compression testing he pulled the head and found this. [TheTurboForums] » 5/21/10 2:30pm 5/21/10 2:30pm