The New GM 6.2L V8 Diesel Engine — Designed by Chevrolet 820115

The 6.2 liter 90° V8 is a new engine designed to provide diesel power in the General Motors standard size truck line. This paper describes its design features, outlines development and durability testing programs and discusses development problems and their solutions. This engine was designed for compatibility with existing rear wheel drive train components and existing underhood packaging requirements. Materials, combustion chamber and fuel delivery system were selected for their proven performance and durability and have been combined to give excellent fuel economy and responsive performance.


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