Spacious spaceships: Chevy sellers now providing 1,000-hp Tahoes, Suburbans

The Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban are nice at hauling folks, cargo, and trailers, all on the similar time. Specialty Car Engineering has introduced that sure Chevy dealerships will supply its modified Tahoe and Suburban fashions to do this work a lot quicker. That is as a result of these SUVs have 1,000 horsepower.

The Drive first reported on the wild upgrades SVE has in retailer for the large folks movers final Friday. On the coronary heart of the upgrades is an LT1 V-Eight engine as discovered within the Chevrolet Camaro and Corvette. Nevertheless, SVE strokes the engine from 6.2 to six.Eight liters, and slaps on a supercharger for good measure. Of word, the 1,000-hp package deal is just obtainable for Tahoe and Suburban fashions ordered with rear-wheel drive that initially housed the 5.Three-liter V-Eight.

Chevrolet Suburban 1,000-hp from SVE

Chevrolet Suburban 1,000-hp from SVE


For many who need four-wheel drive functionality, a Stage I package deal affords practically all the advantages, however the identical 6.Eight-liter supercharged V-Eight engine makes “solely” 810 hp. Stage I kits embrace a solid metal crankshaft and aluminum pistons, CNC-ported LT1 heads, a customized supercharger, headers, and an non-compulsory heavy-duty transmission. The Stage II equipment provides an upgraded gasoline system, CNC-ported heads from an LT4 V-Eight engine (by way of the Corvette Z06), a 20 p.c bigger supercharger with 25 p.c extra increase, and a bigger throttle physique.

The heavy-duty transmission is commonplace with the Stage II package deal.

SVE additionally affords a handful of beauty additions, comparable to numerous wheels, badging in and out, and even a sport suspension that lowers the car for an much more sinister look.

Earlier than any of the beauty goodies, the bottom Stage II package deal will set consumers again $66,995 atop the worth of a typical Tahoe or Suburban. For many who do not want four-figure horsepower, it will price $44,995 for the Stage I package deal. All the upgrades include a Three-year/36,000-mile guarantee, other than the transmission. That receives its personal separate 12-month/12,000-mile guarantee.

The SUVs will probably be in good palms for the upgrades. SVE is similar firm that continues to crank out modern-day Yenko Camaros and a handful of different Yenko-branded automobiles from Chevrolet.

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