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2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28

To hear Al Oppenheiser, chief engineer for the Chevrolet Camaro, tell it, the brand-new 2014 Z/28 is “the car everyone expects.” The modern Camaro concept first debuted at the 2006 Detroit Auto Show, and in early 2014 – over eight … Continue reading

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2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 – Road Test – CAR and DRIVER

But before we show you what it can do, here’s a primer on what makes the C7 worthy of bearing the ­Corvette flame and the Stingray name. The new LT1 V-8 c­arries over a 6.2-liter displacement and pushrod architecture but … Continue reading

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Record Saturday for Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale

Saturday is always an all day event for my friends and I to watch and try to guess the bidding price for the collector cars. We turn it into a game with point going to the closest price. This year … Continue reading

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Charity Collector Cars Raise Lots At Barrett-Jackson Auction On Friday

The top Cars for charity at Barrett-Jackson raised lots of money for charity, including a Barrett-Jackson edition Shelby GT. 2013 SHELBY GT500 FASTBACK – This was created to raise awareness and benefit the Edith and Benson Ford Heart & Vascular Institute … Continue reading

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First Look: Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition

AUTO SHOWS:  The current C6-generation Corvette has had a good, long run and as a fond farewell, Chevy has developed the Corvette 427 Convertible Collector Edition. The 2013 Corvette marks the 60th anniversary of the Corvette nameplate and the final … Continue reading

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Chevy Corvette Z06 Centennial goes head-to-head with Cadillac CTS-V Coupe in Burnout Super Test

One rear-drive coupe with over 500 horsepower would be enough for most automakers. But not General Motors. The biggest of the Detroit automakers just couldn’t get by with what some rivals would put on a showroom turntable with more flood-lights … Continue reading

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Barrett-Jackson 2012: First 2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible sells for $600,000

Earlier this week we showed you the recently-unveiled 2013 Chevrolet Corvette 427 Convertible at Barrett-Jackson. Chevrolet didn’t just bring the car to display, though, and announced that it would be auctioning the very first production example for charity. There was … Continue reading

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2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8

Imported From Detroit And Then Some To the average driver, the term “horsepower” has, for all intents and purposes, no meaning whatsoever. Not surprising, really, as there isn’t any single established explanation, at least not a good one, as to … Continue reading

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Corvette Z06 tops Motor Trend list of shortest-stopping vehicles

Any modern performance car worth buying puts just as much emphasis on stopping as it does on going. After all, what’s the point in being able to hit ludicrous speed if you can’t manage to get it back down without … Continue reading

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eBay Finds of the Day: 1964 Bill Thomas Cheetah continuation cars man up

  The likelihood that you’ll ever get your hands on an original Bill Thomas Cheetah is slim, to put it mildly. The iconic early 60s sports cars are rare as hen’s teeth and priced accordingly. While the originals may be … Continue reading

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Video: Chevy drops new ad touting Transformers 3 tie-in

On July 1, 2011, Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon will hit theaters around the country. When it does, one automaker in particular will be smiling, as its vehicles take center stage in the film. As it did in previous … Continue reading

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Next Chevy Corvette to offer small-displacement turbo V8

2012 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 According to TheDetroitBureau.com, General Motors is planning to alter its strategy with the next-generation Corvette to appeal to a wider range of customers. Traditionally, the Corvette has always been offered with high-displacement eight-cylinder powertrains, but according … Continue reading

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Mid-engine Corvette C7 reports surface yet again

Chevrolet 50th Anniversary Corvette Stingray Concept Rumors of a mid-engine C7 Corvette simply refuse to die, despite a long string of denials that such a project is in the works from a number of General Motors executives. The latest such … Continue reading

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GM investing $131 million in Corvette factory

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – General Motors said Wednesday it will invest $131 million in the Bowling Green Assembly plant to support production of the next generation Chevrolet Corvette, adding about 250 jobs. “This is a significant day for anyone who … Continue reading

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Video: How not to tow a Chevrolet Corvette

Remember the driver of that snowplow in Brooklyn that absolutely destroyed a parked Ford Explorer? Looks like he was fired by the City of New York, only to find gainful employment in Chicago. Either that, or he’s got relatives working … Continue reading

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