Tag: Chevrolet

Chevrolet ‘Jolt’ Makes the Case For An Affordable Electric Coupe

TRU 140S, one of Chevrolet's concept vehicles from the 2012 North American International Auto Show is a front-wheel-drive, “affordable exotic” four-seat sporty coupe. The sleek, sculptural, three door hatchback TRU 140S was designed to be an attractive yet affordable sports car. Shown with matte white with Chevy performance chrome wheels with crossflag emblems, the TRU 140S looks confident, expensive and fast.

Yesterday someone with too much time on their hands launched a website dedicated to the new Chevrolet Jolt EV (ChevyJoltEV.com). One problem: the Chevrolet Jolt EV doesn’t exist, it’s a clever idea thought up by a marketing guy—that doesn’t work for Chevy, mind you—in hopes that execs would see his plea and immediately order the project. Continue Reading »

2017 BMW i3 EV Gets 50 Percent More Driving Range

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The growing electric vehicle market presents an arms race of sorts for today’s automakers, where the weapon is ever-improving battery technology and the war is to clamp down on the inherent EV range anxiety.  Continue Reading »

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport is a Sports Car Bargain

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At $80,395, I wouldn’t exactly call the Corvette Z06 ‘affordable.’ Affordable in its class, maybe, but if you’re looking for the performance chops of the Z06, in a slightly less powerful package, the Corvette Grand Sport should be your vehicle of choosing. Thankfully, it starts at just $66,445. Continue Reading »

2016 Camaro SS vs Grand Cherokee SRT: Can Jeep Hang Tough?

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Put a Camaro SS up against a Ford Mustang GT, or a Dodge Challenger SRT, and those would both be pretty amicable races. Similar horsepower, weight, and performance out of the box. But put the Camaro SS up against a Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT, and that’s when things get weird. Continue Reading »

This Stunning ’69 Camaro is a Restomod Done So Right

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Most muscle and pony car fans would agree, the high point of the breed (in terms of design and performance) came in the late 1960s and early ‘70s, a period when new cars like the Shelby GT500, ‘Hemi Cuda, and Pontiac GTO roamed free on American roads.  Continue Reading »

Need a Track Toy with Corvette Power? Meet the Deronda G400

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We’re living in a golden age of featherweight sports cars. If you’re looking to go fast at half the heft, the likes of the Porsche Cayman and Alfa Romeo 4C can more than accommodate. Add in all the boutique sports car automakers and you have a veritable full house of options—everything from the Ariel Atom to the 700-horsepower Rezvani Beast X.  Continue Reading »

The 2017 Camaro SS is the New Indy 500 Pace Car

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Just over a month away, the famed Indianapolis 500 is set to celebrate its 100th running at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and Chevrolet has announced the event will be paced by a legend, in fact, two.  Continue Reading »

Camaro Driver Cited for Doing 171 MPH in Minnesota

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Fast cars like the Chevrolet Camaro are wonderful toys, but there are rules you have to follow when you’re on the road. It doesn’t matter how fast your car can go, how well it handles, or how good you drive, speed limits must be obeyed. One Camaro driver in Minnesota decided the rules didn’t apply to him, and got caught doing 171 MPH on the highway. Continue Reading »

This 1971 Chevrolet Corvette Barn Find is Clean, Green, and On Ebay

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Another day, another beautiful barn find saved from obscurity. This time it’s a 1971 Chevrolet Corvette that’s surprisingly well kept on the outside. If you’re a hardcore Corvette lover, than you know that that’s good news, considering the rare Brands Hatch Green paint job makes this already desirable Corvette even more so. Continue Reading »

C7 Corvette Z06 By BBM Motorsport Cranks Up The Crazy

The last thing the C7 Corvette Z06 needs is more power—ok, maybe not the last thing. Nonetheless, tuning houses here in the U.S. and abroad keep finding ways to squeeze more juice out of the damn thing. BBM Motorsport in Senden, Germany, is one such tuner, and their take on the latest Z06 looks like something straight out of a video game, and I mean that in the best way possible. Continue Reading »