Tag: Chevrolet

You Definitely Won’t Be Able to Buy A 2016 COPO Camaro

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It’s pretty easy to see that the 2016 Chevy Camaro is gonna be an absolute winner, what with its updated suspension and powerful V8. But you have no idea just how desirable its drag-prepped COPO version is until you look at the order forms. Continue Reading »

Unplugging the Cadillac ELR: 5 Reasons Caddy’s Green Car Didn’t Spark Sales

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This week, General Motors announced that it will be pulling the plug on the Cadillac ELR. I was extremely excited about this car when it was first announced, and really enjoyed my limited time behind the wheel. But the extended-range plug-in hybrid luxury coupe never out-shined the Chevrolet Volt with its time on the market, and it never felt like a fully baked idea. Is that why the ELR failed? Continue Reading »

Despite Low Fuel Prices, EVs Doing Just Fine

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Oil prices are down, and unless you are a small-time oil driller, that’s good news. The last time that there was a historical downturn in fuel prices, hybrids and electric vehicles saw huge drop-offs in sales. Continue Reading »

Study: We Have No Idea Where Our Cars Are Made

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Back during the industry woes of 2007 and 2008, there was a spate of vandalizing Japanese-brand cars in Detroit. Some Toyota Camrys were roughed up. I thought this moronic, considering the car was likely produced in Georgetown, Kentucy, or Lafayette, Indiana. The vandals may have driven to deface the Camrys in a Chevrolet Silverado…that was likely built in Mexico. Continue Reading »

Lingenfelter Unlocks an Extra 100 Horses from Corvette Z06

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Few people would argue the latest and greatest Chevrolet Corvette Z06 needs more power. It currently readies a very healthy 650 ponies and 650 lb-ft of torque. But for the “can’t have enough” crowd, there are ways to extract even more, and the Lingenfelter performance shop has answers.  Continue Reading »

7 Fun Convertibles for Under $35,000

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We may be in the heart of winter, but it’s never too early to start thinking about spring. More specifically, there’s never a bad time to ponder the ownership of a convertible. Die-hard performance enthusiasts will tell you a convertible top adds weight and detracts from a vehicle’s stiffness, but there are few feelings as great as driving along with the top down. Here are some our our favorites (click on the vehicle names to get more info and images on each drop-top ride). Continue Reading »

Is GM Working on a Raptor-Rivaling Off-Road Pickup?

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The world needs more trucks like the Ford Raptor. Thankfully, the Blue Oval is rolling out a followup to its original off-road pickup, based on the previous-generation F-150. But there is a very good chance that General Motors is building something that is sure to rival the Raptor. Continue Reading »

This Noble M400 on eBay Could be Your Alternative to the Corvette

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What fine words haven’t already been said about the vaunted Chevrolet Corvette? It’s a car with history, attitude, and a great big whomp of sonorous V8 power. It is, as many would say, an ideal sports car. But it isn’t for everyone.  Continue Reading »

6 Collectable Classic Cars Heading for Mecum Auction

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Anytime an auction rolls around, we know we’re in for some beautiful classic cars and big sales. Mecum’s upcoming Kissimmee auction, then, shouldn’t disappoint. Heralded as “the world’s largest collector car auction,” the vehicles on display will take up 10 days worth of auction action. Continue Reading »

Watch Hennessey’s 1,000-HP Corvette Just Destroy A Stretch of Road

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Anyone that buys a sports car or supercar knows that feeling of wanting more. And Hennessey understands that innate desire. That’s why the Texas tuner is always pushing the limits of what’s possible in the realm of high-end sports cars. Take their latest Corvette, for example. Continue Reading »