Northstar Engine Information?

Answer General Motors' Northstar engine is the automaker's technologically advanced powerplant originating from the Corvette LT5 all-aluminum V-8. Designed by the performance-oriented Lotus, the Northstar... Read More »

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4.6 Northstar Engine Problems?

Cadillac's Northstar engine is a 32-valve V-8 engine introduced in 1993 in the Allante, Seville STS and Eldorado. Offering more horsepower than competing engines from BMW and Mercedes, the all-alum... Read More »

How many quarts of oil does a northstar engine need?

Northstar engines need between 7 and 8 quarts of oil, depending on the exact model. Northstar engines are known for having a relatively high rate of oil consumption, according to Read More »

How much horsepower does a 94 northstar engine have?

The 1994 Cadillac 4.6L Northstar V8 engine produced 270 horsepower. A variant of the 4.6L was also built for the Oldsmobile Aurora. This Northstar engine was a 4.0L V8 and produced 250 horsepower.S... Read More »

How many miles does a Northstar engine last?

The Northstar engine, introduced by General Motors in 1993, comes with platinum-tipped spark plugs that are expected to last for 100,000 miles. The antifreeze is expected to last for 150,000 miles.... Read More »