1994 LT1 Engine Specifications


The Chevy LT-1 was released in 1992 as the second generation of small-block General Motors V8s. This version of the LT-1 lasted until 1997, when the LS-1 was introduced. In 1994, the LT-1 was a widely used engine. It was used through four manufacturers: Chevrolet, Pontiac, Cadillac and Buick. It was also use in many different types of cars including sports cars, sedans and even station wagons.


  • Chevrolet made the most use of the LT-1 in 1994. It was used in the: Camaro Z28, Corvette, Impala SS and Caprice Wagon. This engine produced 275 horsepower, hp, and 325 foot-pounds of torque in the Camaro; 300 hp and 340 foot-pounds of torque in the Corvette; and 260 horsepower and 330 foot-pounds of torque in the Impala SS and Caprice Wagon. The LT-1 was internally the same in all Chevrolet models; it had a bore -- cylinder width -- of 4.00 inches and a stroke -- piston travels inside the cylinder -- of 3.48 inches. All of the Chevy model LT-1s had a 10.5:1 compression ratio. The economy ranged in the Chevy models, they all got 17 mpg in the city and 25 to 27 mpg on the highway.


  • Pontiac made use of the 5.7-liter LT-1 in both The Firebird Formula and the Trans Am. Both cars were essentially the same; just the name differed. This engine produced 275 hp and 325 foot-pounds of torque. It had a bore of 4 inches and a piston stroke of 3.48 inches. It had the same 10.5:1 compression as its Chevy counterpart. The LT-1, in 1994, got 17 mpg in the city and 25 to 27 mpg on the highway, depending on transmission selection.


  • Buick utilized the LT-1 for its full-sized sedan and station wagon, the Roadmaster. This engine was essentially identical to the one that the Caprice Wagon used, since they are on the same platform. It produced 260 hp and 330 foot-pounds of torque. It had a bore of 4 inches and a 3.48 inch piston stroke. The compression ratio was set at 10.5:1. The LT-1 pushed the Roadmaster to 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.


  • The Fleetwood was the only Cadillac in 1994 not to make use of the, still new, 4.6-liter Northstar engine. This vehicle used GMs 5.7 liter LT-1. This engine produced 260 hp and 330 foot-pounds of torque. It had a compression ratio of 10.5:1. The bore was 4 inches and the piston stroke was 3.48 inches. This vehicle got 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway.

Related Searches


  • Photo Credit Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images
Promoted By Zergnet


You May Also Like

  • How to Identify an LT1 Engine

    The original LT1 engine, available from 1970 through 1972, was only offered with two vehicles; the Chevrolet Corvette and the Camaro Z28....

  • How to Identify a Caprice Classic LT1

    Although the Chevrolet Caprice was introduced in 1965, the LT1 350 cubic-inch engine was originally designed as a 370 horsepower option for...

  • LT1 and LT4 Differences

    The LT4 was a special high-performance version of the LT1, a two-valve, pushrod 350-cubic inch V8 engine manufactured by General Motors. While...

  • The Difference Between the LT1 & the L99

    The LT1 and L99 are both from the General Motors (GM) LT line of small-block V-8 engines. The LT1 was first introduced...

  • Specifications of an LT1 Engine

    The LT1 engine is a small-block eight-cylinder engine that is produced by Chevrolet. It is known for its high-performance and use in...

  • Buick LT1's Specifications

    The LT1 was a small-block engine manufactured by General Motors. It replaced the L98 engine, and produced better mileage and torque and...

  • Specifications of an LT1 Police Interceptor

    From 1986 to 1996, Chevrolet manufactured a Police Interceptor model of its Caprice for use by law enforcement agencies. The company referred...

  • 94 LT1 Cam Specifications

    The LT-series V8 was the last and perhaps greatest incarnation of Chevrolet's history-making small block. The traditional small block saw continuous production...

  • Corvette C4 LT1 Performance Tips

    Working on improving the performance of a Corvette can be exhilarating, especially when you see the effort turn into quicker acceleration. By...

Related Searches

Check It Out

How To Travel For Free With Reward Points

Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!