Posts Tagged ‘Chevrolet’

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.

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.

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.

Sixth Generation 2016 Chevrolet Camaro To Get Evolutionary Appearance

Mar
19

2016 Chevrolet Camaro is going to be something extremely exclusive because it will adopt an evolutionary styling that of course will be inspired by the classical Camaro design. The picture below of the yellow Camaro shows a possible concept preview of the expected sixth generation car.

What has been rumored is that the 2016 Camaro will have a rear-wheel-drive. We are to see the updated model very soon because Chevrolet announced that it will deliver it to dealerships next year. What we have also understood is that the new Camaro will be entirely reengineered under its skin.

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban Go On Sale

Mar
07

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban are part of the large utility segment, with Tahoe being the segment leader. The new models been designed with the aim to deliver more functionality. They have been refined to the tiniest detail and now offer more safety features and greater range of advanced technologies.

In other words, both the Tahoe and Suburban offer comfort, capability and innovative technologies with new standard content. Precisely, the new functionality and technology features found on both vehicles for MY2015 include fold-flat second- and third-row seats, two inches greater legroom for second-row passengers, along with easier entry and exit.

Modified Chevrolet Bowtie Makes Camaro Z/28 Even Cooler

Mar
05

In the development of the upcoming 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28, the designers scrutinized every component of the car in order to enhance its track performance. And can you believe that even the iconic Chevrolet bowtie faced audit.

During aerodynamics testing, Chevrolet engineers noticed that the bowtie on the Z/28’s grill was displacing air away from the radiator. This in turn can make an impact on the engine’s cooling. They solved the problem by cutting-off the wheel to the gold fill of the bowtie, leaving the silver outline intact; then – installed the prototype on the grill and retested to see the results.

1955 Chevrolet Bel Air by Kindig It Design

Feb
26

The presented 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air was modified by the tuners at Kindig It Design. The tuners have worked in order to enhance both the exterior and interior of the car and as you might see it looks like it has just gotten out of production.

As a sound basis the tuners used Bel Air’s stock body, along with a Tri-Five frame which was delivered by Art Morrison Enterprises. And with the aim to make it a custom car for real they have shaved the car’s trunk, installed Kindig-It Design’s patented smooth door handles, one-piece bumpers in the front and rear, and a hot match motorcycle gas cap.

Reiter Engineering’s Chevrolet Camaro GT3 To Compete In Monza

Feb
19

Reiter Engineering will bring its Chevrolet Camaro GT3 at the Blancpain Endurance Series in Monza. In fact, behind the steering wheel of the car will be the experienced trio of Peter Kox, Tomas Enge and Albert von Thurn und Taxis.

In this project, the German tuning enhancers wanted to merge the American Muscle with German know-how engineering, and this was the initial goal. This is how the GT3-version of the Chevrolet Camaro was born.

Hennessey to Unveil HPE700 Twin Turbo Corvette at Boca Raton Concours

Feb
17

Hennessey Performance will unveil its most powerful Corvette Stingray built up to date at the Boca Raton Concours in south Florida on 21st of February. At the heart of Hennessey Chevrolet Corvette Stingray HPE700 Twin Turbo is its twin turbo system that uses a pair of precision ball bearing 62-mm turbochargers producing 7 psi of boost pressure. 

The HPE system has been handcrafted and uses mandrel-bent stainless steel tubing and dual turbo wastegates. Twin blow-off valves on the intercooler’s TIG-welded aluminum plenum are also present.