Lots of low end torque off the line, tons of top end power.
Excellent fuel economy with respect to high horsepower/large displacement engine in comparison to competition.
Fantastic, better than the average human can achieve.
Fantastic. The LS series engine is a marvel of low tech reliable engineering, light weight, reliable and fuel efficient. Other systems have been very reliable as well. Parts are cheap and readily attainable.
Excellent low cost insurance for a high performance car.