GM Posts (then Deletes) New 6.six-Liter Duramax Turbo Diesel Energy Specs

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A document containing official horsepower and torque numbers for General Motors’ new six.six-liter V8 Duramax turbo-diesel was located buried on the GM Powertrain internet site — before the company quickly deleted it. 

GM’s new 2017 heavy-duty pickup trucks will wade into the nuclear torque war with a whopping 910 lb-ft of twist, with peak torque coming on at just 1,600 rpm. Horsepower is up by almost 50 to 445 hp at two,800 rpm — thanks in part to a new turbo style — whilst the 103 mm bore x 99 mm stroke remains identical.

The L5P’s 910 lb-ft of torque puts it midway amongst the Ford Super Duty’s 925 lb-ft and the Cummins-powered Ram at 900 lb-ft, nevertheless, its 445 hp rating leaves GM with the horsepower crown (versus Ram’s 385 hp and Ford’s 440 hp).

Thew new L5P Duramax is slotted for production at the GM-Isuzu plant in Moraine, Ohio, and will see action in each Heavy Duty Silverado and Sierra twins.

The accidental release comes just days ahead of GM’s new HD trucks are set to officially debut at the 2016 State Fair of Texas, where we ought to receive transmission and towing specs.

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Ford GT Specs Leaked In ‘Forza Motorsport 6,’ Apparently


The keen eyes at Motor Authority spotted some thing that sounds like it is probably true, but no 1 knows for confident but, like life on Mars.

“Forza Motorsport 6″ lists its specs for the upcoming Ford GT at officially 630 horsepower and 539 pound-feet of torque to motivate 2,890 pounds of supercar with a 43-57 front-to-rear weight distribution. If true, it would be the initial word for Ford’s hyper car, which the company teased has “more than 600 horsepower.”

Ford announced that production of its hypercar would be extremely limited — 250 per year — and that buyers would require to apply to acquire the car.

The specs roughly align with the Ford GT’s rivals. The Ferrari 488 GTB produces 661 horsepower and 561 pound-feet of torque for a three,252-pound automobile. The McLaren 675LT makes 666 horsepower, 515 pound-feet of torque for a 2,927-pound car.

Ford hasn’t said how considerably the Ford GT will expense at launch. We reached out to Ford representatives for comment, but haven’t but heard back.

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