Tag: Chevrolet

Pontiac Banshee: Killed by the Corvette


Before he founded the company that would bear his name and created the car that would become an iconic part of cinema, John DeLorean was a madman in a lab at Pontiac. He was responsible for the Pontiac GTO, and wanted to continue furthering the brand’s performance stature. He had his sights set on an incredible car called the Banshee. Too bad General Motors can be a hot mess at times.

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Bailout Post-Mortem: Walking The Gangplank of Death Sharpens Focus

2006 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

General Motors and the former Chrysler Corporation stared fate in the face in 2008 and 2009. Death looked back at them and breathed cold, wretched air up their noses. The U.S. government offered them a big bailout, yet many politicians and much of the public opposed it. Speaking about how the government would have an effect on the U.S. auto industry, Eric Cantor, then a Republican leader in the House of Representatives, stated “they’ll run it into the ground.” Continue Reading »

Zombie Problems? This Craigslist Mitsubishi 4×4 is the Answer


They say you can find practically anything on Craigslist, and if you’re in the market for a zombie survival vehicle, well…they would be absolutely correct.  Continue Reading »

This Chevy Nova has Powered a Lifetime of Happiness: Your Ride


Most auto enthusiasts can point to a definitive car moment in their youth—a time when their automotive interests were piqued and their minds sent racing. More often that not, it all comes down to a car that drives their passion, and for one young boy, this 1962 Chevy Nova was that driving force.  Continue Reading »

There’s a Chevy V8 Under This Toyota Land Cruiser Brute


If you’re looking to invest in a classic car—believe it or not—one of today’s hot-ticket items is the venerable Toyota Land Cruiser FJ40. These overtly utilitarian SUVs have become icons of the off-roading world, and in recent years values of well-preserved models have skyrocketed, some even north of $100,000.  Continue Reading »

This ’67 Camaro is 7 Liters of Pro-Touring Perfection


Muscle cars of old had a one-track mind. Big power, off-the-line speed, but typically little in the way of cornering finesse. You know the crew…the Hemi ‘Cudas, Chevelle 454s, and Pontiac GTOs of the world.  Continue Reading »

Gas Monkey Garage Pikes Peak Chevy Roars Onto eBay


The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is about as daunting as motorsport competitions get. With 156 turns, sheer drop-offs, nearly 5,000 feet of elevation change, it’s clearly no walk in the park. But that challenge didn’t stop the stars of Discovery Channel’s Fast N’ Loud from racing to the top.  Continue Reading »

Steve McQueen’s Chevy Camper Tells an Interesting Story


Steve McQueen was many things to many people. On the silver screen he was the rebellious bad boy that influenced a generation. With hands on a wheel, he was a motoring icon. But behind the scenes he was also a generous benefactor, donating time and money to help struggling teens.  Continue Reading »

Friday the 13th: Are Green Cars Unlucky?


You’ve probably encountered the legend before. Someone advises, “Don’t buy that car, it’s green, it’s unlucky,” forecasting some impending color-related doom. But exactly where did the unlucky green car myth come from?  Continue Reading »

#AllMyCars: Shia LaBeouf and His Eclectic Collection of Automobiles


Right now you can click this link and watch actor Shia LaBeouf watch movies about actor Shia LaBeouf. It’s weirdly entertaining. But if you’re less interested in watching Shia watch Shia, we’ve digitally amassed his collection of cars and motorcycles to share with you, the reader. Continue Reading »