The 2023 Chevy Camaro from Speciality Vehicle Engineering (SVE) has been given a new Yenko badge and now has up to 1,150 horsepower.
Yenko-badged 2023 Chevrolet Camaro
SVE, a company based in Toms River, New Jersey, owns the trademark rights to the Yenko moniker that was made popular by Yenko Chevrolet's special-order muscle vehicles in the 1960s. It uses that illustrious moniker to describe a variety of modified cars, such as the Camaro pony car and the Tahoe and Suburban SUVs.
With its tuned Yenko/SC Camaro, SVE has gradually increased the stakes, going from 1,000 horsepower to 1,050 horsepower for the 2021 model year and 1,100 horsepower for 2022.
With the company's Stage II upgrade, output for 2023 rises to 1,150 horsepower and 960 lb-ft from 1,100 horsepower and 910 lb-ft in Stage I form.
The 6.8-liter V-8 supercharger, which is based on the 6.2-liter LT-1 small-block engine from General Motors, produces that output.
A computer-balanced rotating assembly with a forged 4340 steel crankshaft, H-beam steel rods, and forged aluminium pistons is added to the engine along with additional displacement.
A larger throttle body, a custom exhaust, and CNC-ported high-flow cylinder heads based on the LT-4 engine from the Camaro ZL1 are also included. These heads are secured with high-strength head and main studs.
Based on the Camaro SS with the 1LE performance package, the Yenko/SC includes its features, including magnetic dampers, an electronic limited-slip differential, and a heavy-duty cooling system with dual outboard radiators, a gearbox cooler, and a rear differential cooler.
SVE keeps the front splitter from the Camaro SS 1LE, which is still functional, but adds its own carbon-fiber hood (with an unpainted scoop), rear spoiler, and Yenko side stripes to the exterior.
SVE previously offered a Yenko/SC Camaro convertible, but for 2023, only the coupe will receive the Yenko treatment. Only automatic and manual transmissions will be compatible with the Stage I and Stage II modifications, each version will only be produced in 50 examples.
The muscle cars are available in a wide range of hues and stripe combinations.
The starting price for the Stage II modification, which is more potent, is $85,995, excluding the cost of a donor Camaro.
In the United States and Canada, GM dealerships accept orders.
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