2020 Corvette Z51 Dyno’d At Hennessey Makes 466 HP To The Wheels

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With the 2020 Corvette now making its way to owners, we’re starting to get a better picture of the power being produced by its 6.2-liter naturally aspirated V8. The latest car to hit a chassis dyno is this orange model acquired by Hennessey Performance, and the baseline run is quite impressive. Hennessey says the ‘Vette is factory stock, and on the company’s Dynojet it registered 466 horsepower (347 kilowatts) and 451 pound-feet (611 Newton-meters) of torque to the wheels.

We will skip the dramatics on this and get right to the point. This is a higher number than what we’d expect to see from an engine that Chevrolet rates at 495 crankshaft hp. It’s not the level of bonkers we saw last year with Motor Trend’s ill-fated 558-hp run, but if we apply an 11-percent driveline loss – a percentage believed to be more accurate for modern…

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