Tag: Chevrolet

5 Performance Vehicles Perfect for a Weekend Getaway

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The summer vacation season unofficially kicks off this weekend with Memorial Day, when millions of Americans will be hitting the road for the long weekend, many of them in minivans, trucks, SUVs, and campers. While all those vehicles have their redeeming qualities, many are more than what’s actually necessary to enjoy a three-day weekend. Continue Reading »

Watch the New Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Attack the Nürburgring

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It’s only been a few weeks since the Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 prototype left the track and hit the wall hard during testing at Nürburgring. Undeterred, the Chevy team is back at it again with the new Camaro ZL1. Continue Reading »

GM Trademarks ZR1—Is a New High-Performance Corvette Coming?

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General Motors recently trademarked the term ZR1…again, which could be exciting news for Corvette fans if rumors are to be believed. Traditionally, the ZR1 moniker has been associated with the most hardcore, performance-oriented versions of the already sporty vehicle, but could this mean a new ZR1 Chevrolet Corvette is in the works, or something different entirely?

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Is This ’47 Chevrolet a Rat Rod or a Sports Car?

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These days there are plenty of vehicles that blur the conventional automotive class structures. For instance, was the Honda Crosstour a wagon or an SUV. And what exactly was the Nissan Murano CrossCabrioletContinue Reading »

1978 Silver Anniversary Corvette With Just 4.1 Miles Hits eBay

1978 Silver Anniversary Chevrolet Corvette

Low mileage is one thing, but this 1978 Silver Anniversary Chevrolet Corvette has just 4.1 miles on the odometer. Once it was purchased and shipped to the original buyer, he rolled it into his garage and that’s where this Corvette has been for the last 38 years. Continue Reading »

10 Cars You Forgot Had A Manual Transmission

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The manual transmission; you know it, you love it, and if you believe the hype, it’s not long for this world. A decade from now will there be any vehicles that are sold new with a manual transmission? If Aston Martin is still in business, the answer will be yes. Continue Reading »

1,000HP Lurks Under the Hood of This Mean Corvette Z06

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638 horsepower. That’s how much power the late-great Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 produced before it went the way of the dodo in 2013. 650 horsepower. That’s the supercharged fury that the current Corvette Z06 brings to the table. In both instances, that’s quite a lot, much more than average Corvette owner will ever fully use. But it’s not the end of the road…  Continue Reading »

Diesel-Swapped Chevrolet Camaro is All About Torque

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This 2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS started out as practically nothing, other than a shell. It had no engine and no transmission when it was sold at an insurance auction to Nathan Mueller. Mueller quickly got to work in creating something the world has never seen: a Camaro with a 6.6-liter Duramax diesel engine under the hood. Continue Reading »

Dodge Challenger Hellcat Battles 751-HP Hennessey Camaro; Everybody Wins

In what Hennessey labels a “street fight,” a new video shows off what can only be described as American automotive gluttony at its finest. Though, it’s less of a street fight and more of a good ol’ fashioned beatdown. The Challenger Hellcat is a mighty machine, one capable of embarrassing vehicles with much higher price tags, but it’s no match for a the lithe Camaro SS with a big ass blower bolted onto it. Continue Reading »

Report Says Mid-Engine Corvette to Replace C7 in Late 2018

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The idea of a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette is not a new one. Renowned engineer Zora Arkus-Duntov, commonly referred to as the “father of the Corvette,” crafted a number of mid-engine prototypes in the ‘60s and ‘70s, and every handful of years since there’s been published claims of a mid-engine Corvette’s arrival. So far, all empty promises.  Continue Reading »