Pete and Jake Gibbons of Gibbons Motorsports are constantly cranking out high-quality engine builds. Occasionally, they get to build an engine for themselves, such as this 900 horsepower, 598 cubic inch, big block Chevy engine. Check out this naturally aspirated beast!
When an engine builder is spec’ing a build for himself, it typically gets all the bells and whistles. Just check out this 598 cubic inch big block Chevy build done by Gibbons Motorsports for co-owner Jake Gibbons. We spoke with Pete Gibbons, Jake’s older brother and co-owner of the shop, about the details of this
We were recently in Danville, IN to visit 4 Piston Racing, a premier performance Honda engine shop, and co-owner Luke Wilson. During our visit, we got to see a ton of cool things in various stages of completion, but one of the standout builds was this naturally aspirated USAC Midget Honda engine that had just
Jerry Sweet’s 1976 Nova has been owned by his family for a long time. Despite it changing hands briefly, it it is once again Jerry’s, and he’s using it to its full potential with plenty of miles on the street and countless hours at the track, all thanks to a badass, naturally aspirated 632 cid big block Chevy engine built by Robbins Racecraft Inc.
It seems more and more these days, you’re hard pressed to find a car that isn’t running some sort of boost. However, there’s something special about a naturally aspirated engine that can kick some ass on the track. For that reason, we were excited to learn more about Jerry Sweet’s 1976 Nova, not only because
James “Doc” McEntire’s 1968 Chevy Camaro nicknamed “See Red” features a 709 cubic inch all-billet Hemi engine built by Goodwin Competition, which competes in the naturally aspirated class of drag-and-drive events across the country. It’s a naturally aspirated car in a power adder world, but that’s not stopping Doc from his winning ways. Check out this awesome engine!
We caught up with James McEntire during our time at Sick Week to learn more about his “See Red” Camaro and it’s Naturally Aspirated 709 cid Hemi engine built by Goodwin Competition.
You’ve probably seen his work in a number of movies, TV shows, music videos, and more. Sammy Maloof is an engine builder and racer who has also built a career as a Hollywood stunt man. He’s one talented guy, so when customers come to him wanting big cubic inch engines built, Sammy makes sure to deliver, as he did with this 635 cu. in. big block Chevy engine for a drag race customer.
Ford has announced the most powerful naturally aspirated road-going engine in its history. The all-new Ford 5.2-liter flat-plane crankshaft V8 will produce 526 horsepower and 429 lb.-ft. of torque in Shelby GT350 Mustang and Shelby GT350R Mustang – an engine unique to the two models set to go on sale this fall.