Written by Derek Putnam Photography courtesy of Michael Fair and the manufacturers References abound for the “golden age” on almost any subject. Racing and muscle cars are no exception. In the 1960s and early 1970s, an order form at your local dealership was like being handed the keys to the candy store.
Chevrolet upped the game when it released the LT5 engine in the C7 Corvette ZR1 model, complete with 755hp from the factory. The supercharged combination quickly found its way into the Chevrolet Performance catalog as a crate engine and the performance engineering company Katech decided to have a little fun