One of the biggest names in tuning through the years, Yenko, is again finding itself used in conjunction with major power. However, this time the name finds new life by way of Specialty Vehicle Engineering’s 2018 Yenko/SC Supercharged Stage II Camaro.
From the factory, Chevrolet ramped up their 2018 ZL1 Camaro to 650hp and matching torque from the supercharged 6.2L V8 engine which is nothing to scoff at, but the good folks at SVE all but said aloud, “hold our beer.” Upping the engine the the modified “Maro features a custom-built 416 C.I.D. 6.8L LT-1 capable of 1,000hp, obviously hence the name. From their the list of performance upgrades is extensive and best left up to the SVE to explain.
- Custom-built 416 C.I.D. (6.8L) LT-1 engine w/aluminum block, forged 4340 steel crankshaft and H-beam rods, forged aluminum pistons, CNC ported LT-4 cylinder heads, upgraded fuel system and injectors, custom performance tune
- High-output custom supercharger in standard black (custom colors optional)
- Custom stainless steel long tube headers with high-flow cats (in the trunk)
- 1000HP Supercharged badges on supercharger
- Custom stainless steel exhaust system with dual-mode function
- YENKO® badged brake calipers in standard red (custom colors optional)
- 5-Spoke wheels with black-finish spokes, machined lip and sYc® centercaps
- Michelin PS4S performance tires (front 295/30 ZR20, rear 305/30 ZR20)
- Body color painted carbon fiber hood with non-functional scoop and grille
- YENKO® sYc® Stage II hood stripe and YENKO/SC® side stripe graphics available in Gloss Black, Flat Black, White, Yellow, Hugger Orange, Red, or Silver (custom colors optional)
- YENKO® Crest exterior body badges (4) for front grille, fenders, rear panel
- Stage II spoiler badge
- 1000HP hood cowl and spoiler badges
- YENKO® Crest 1000HP Supercharged power badge with vehicle build number (1-25)
- YENKO® Crest Supercharged embroidered front floormats
- sYc® embroidered stock front seat headrests in white (custom colors optional)
- YENKO/SC® doorsill plates
- YENKO® Crest 1000HP Supercharged key fobs (2) with vehicle build number (1-25)
- Faux leather bound portfolio, owner’s manual, window sticker, manufacturer’s certificate of origin
- 3 year/36,000 mile (60,000 kilometer) engine and supercharger assembly limited warranty
- 3 year/36,000 mile (60,000 kilometer) non-powertrain component limited warranty
Only 25 of these conversions will be offered for sale so get it when you can, if even still available. No word yet on sale dates, numbers or price.