Archive for the ‘Daily News’ Category

1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Tribute RK527

Apr
16

1967 Ford Shelby GT500 Tribute “RK527” is going to compete in 2014 HOT ROD Magazine Power Tour. Rob Kauffman will be the person behind the steering wheel. Charlotte’s celebration of Mustang’s 50th anniversary will happen later this month. For this occasion RK Motors announced plans to unveil the “RK527”, which is an 800-plus horsepower tribute car based on a 1967 Shelby GT500.

The official reveal of the unique muscle car will happen during a special event at Charlotte Motor Speedway this Friday.  The vehicle’s debut will also signify RK Motors owner and chairman Rob Kauffman’s plan to drive the RK527 during the upcoming HOT ROD Magazine Power Tour. The latter will take place between 7th and 14th of June.

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible

Apr
14

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible was just introduced. Like its coupe sibling it delivers 625 horsepower (466 kW) and 861 Nm (635 lb-ft) of torque, making it the most powerful convertible ever produced by Chevrolet. The car is built on an aluminum structure, which is 20 percent stiffer than the previous. Its curb weight is nearly identical to the Z06 coupe. Both cars share the same chassis tuning, powertrain output, driver technologies and equipment options, including the Z07 Performance Package. The latter adds Brembo carbon-ceramic matrix brakes, Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires and adjustable front- and rear-aerodynamic components.

Corvette Z06 Convertible features an electronic top that can be lowered remotely via key fob. The top can also open or close on the go, at speeds of up to 30 mph (50 km/h). The thick fabric top is offered in four colors along with sound-absorbing padding and a glass rear window. Behind the seat backs there are dual accent panels in either Carbon Flash-painted or with exposed carbon fiber.

2015 Chevrolet Silverado High Country Goes On Sale

Apr
10

2015 Chevrolet Silverado High Country goes on sale this summer offering comfort and capability, well-appointed interior and advanced technologies. The vehicle is Chevrolet’s first premium heavy-duty pickup that offers the refinement and convenience of the Silverado 1500 High Country and the rugged capability of the Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD pickups.

Some of the highlights in the exterior include chrome grille with horizontal bars, body-color front bumper and CornerStep rear bumper. All models feature 6-inch tubular chrome assist steps, High Country badges on the doors and tailgate and High Country logos on the door sill plates. The Silverado 2500HD High Country models run on 20-inch chrome wheels, while 3500HD – on 18-inch chrome or 17-inch forged polished aluminum wheels.

Dodge Teases 2015 Challenger And Charger

Apr
08

2015 Dodge Challenger and 2015 Dodge Charger will be revealed at the New York Auto Show on 17th of April. The introduction of both vehicles obviously comes to celebrate Dodge brand’s 100th anniversary this summer. The first car was inspired by the classic Challenger that was and still is an iconic muscle car. What is more, the brand has revealed that both models are new from the inside out for 2015 and are driven by new powertrain combination.

In addition, the world’s most-successful, four-door muscle car – 2015 Dodge Charger – will also make a debut at the stage at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. For the new model year the Charger has received a full-body makeover with nearly every single body panel being resculpted.

Sold Out In One Day: 2014 Mopar Dodge Challenger Limited Edition

Apr
04

2014 Mopar Dodge Challenger Limited Edition is the rarest limited-production Dodge offered up to date. It has just been released in dealerships around the United States and has been already sold out. In fact, the vehicle is produced in only 100 examples, which clearly shows that Mopar-modified vehicles are preferred by customers who want to express more individuality.

This limited edition is based on the Dodge Challenger R/T Shaker, but offers Mopar’s enhancements, two exterior color options and three Mopar Blue stripe options. Precisely, the vehicle is powered by a 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 engine hidden under the unique Satin Black Shaker hood scoop.

Ford Returns To Formula DRIFT

Apr
02

Ford Motor Company is returning to Formula DRIFT series and is celebrating its second year being an official sponsor of the event. Ford will support Mustang drivers Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Justin Pawlak, launch a sweepstakes for a custom Fiesta ST and bring trackside displays to three key events across the United States.

Back in 2005, the brand supported drivers in Formula DRIFT, when the competition triggered a successful Ford Racing performance parts engine development program for the supercharged 4.6-liter V8 crate powertrain. Last year, two Mustangs finished at the top, keeping Ford in the hunt for the manufacturer’s cup throughout the first year of the championship.

Chevrolet Introduces Camaro Z/28 Indy 500 Pace Car

Mar
31

We will see Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 taking actively part in the Indianapolis 500 race in May. However, the car will not be competing, but instead will be the official Indy 500 Pace Car.

In addition, Chevrolet also announced the driver behind the wheel of Z/28 – the three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti. It will be the eight time that a Camaro becomes the official pace car for the event. Its first appearance was in 1967.

2015 Ford Mustang Convertible

Mar
27

2015 Ford Mustang is designed from the wheels up to deliver optimal enjoyment. It has a distinctive style and an entirely redesigned top system. In fact, Ford states that this is the best convertible they have ever built, due to its one-of-a-kind design and outstanding driving characteristics.

Both the top-covered and cabrio versions of the 2015 Mustang were designed and engineered from the ground up. They incorporate an array of visually subtle, but important, changes to make them stand out, while at the same time delivering increased standards of quality, performance and refinement.

Cadillac Shows 2015 ATS Crimson Sport Edition

Mar
25

2015 Cadillac ATS Crimson Sport Edition comes to expand Cadillac’s range of ATS trim levels and also to offer enhanced dynamic performance and design credentials. What characterizes this special edition vehicle is not only the trade-mark it stands behind, but also its unique Crimson Red Metallic exterior paint scheme.

Furthermore, special about this car are also the standard 18-inch Manoogian Dark Silver Premium Painted wheels, the added ground effects package that comprises of color-matched front splitter, rocker moldings and rear diffuser, as well as the aero decklid spoiler. Cadillac offers two engine options for the ATS Crimson Sport Edition.

Callaway Introduces Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 SC652

Mar
21

Callaway Cars has introduced the limited production and high performance 2014 Callaway Camaro Z/28 SC652. The components that were added on the top of the standard muscle car give it the ability to deliver 652 horsepower (480 kW) and 840 Nm (620 lb-ft) of maximum torque.

What contributes towards this aggressive amount of power are the weight reduction, the hand-built 427 cid engine with dry sump oiling and the wind-tunnel-tested aerodynamic package. What also must be mentioned here are the massive Pirelli tires, the impressive Brembo carbon-ceramic brakes and race-proven spool-valve dampers.