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Old 03-22-2013, 06:21 AM   #62
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Originally Posted by fielderLS3 View Post
We both know that's not the way it will go down. It's not like a 5.3L displacement engine will be cheaper to produce than the 6.2. If both are offered, a 5.3L V8 won't cost less than the current 1SS, it will be the same. You want a 6.2L, you'll have to pay thousands more in the first year of the 6th-gen than in the last year of the 5th gen if they go the 2 different displacements route.
Never said the 5.3 would be cheaper to build. They could offer it at a lower power level day around 385hp since its going to be in a lighter chassis and then they could charge extra for the 6.2. It will probably never happen but it would be cool to have a budget v8 option.
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