Sources: General Motors , 
quote: new 5.3-liter EcoTec3 V8 engines manages to produce 355 horsepower and 383 lb-ft of torque. While the horsepower number compares favorably with the EcoBoost V6 in the F-150, it's down quite a bit in torque.
quote: You get a big rush of power which is annoying a lot of times when you want linear power.
quote: No turbo car built in the last 20 years gives a big rush of power. Do you know how a turbo works?