GM LS1 & LS2 V8

Ric Wood Motorsport specialises in LS1 & LS2 based race engines as fitted to our Holden road,  race car and Calibra. With up to 740BHP these big V8 deliver huge amounts of torque without being highly stressed. A single engine is quite capable of lasting a full race season without a major rebuild. we have many seasons worth of experience with these engines. We produce our own LS1 and LS2 gas flowed cylinder heads for these engines – CNC engineered for precise accurate results guaranteed.

These engines are popular in TVR, Ultima and GT40 & Cobra replicas and we have experience of building many engines for road and race purposes. The SV6000 shows what can also be done with a supercharger for your Holden Commodore or Vauxhall VXR8.

Specification is discussed with each customer according to needs but may include :

  • Our own CNC engineered cylinder head
  • Custom designed camshaft
  • DTA engine management
  • Oversized titanium valves.
  • Forged H section con-rods
  • Forged Pistons
  • balanced and lightened crankshaft and flywheel.
  • Carb or fuel injection
  • Direct to head alloy throttle bodies to suit application.
  • Dry sump kit
  • Tuned length exhaust systems

We only use the best components. Having had years of experience on the track we know what works and what doesn’t. Each engine is build for Performance AND durability. Each engine is custom built and tested on our in-house engine dyno. We provide all aspects of engine fitting, transmission options and rolling road testing.

Vauxhall XE