Posts Tagged ‘Chevrolet’

Chevrolet Lifts Lid on 2016 Camaro Convertible

Jun
25

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Front AngleThe electro-hydraulic power roof system features multilayer construction – including acoustic and thermal barriers – designed for a comfortable, quiet driving experience in all seasons. The top emulates the sleek silhouette of the Camaro coupe.

“The 2016 Camaro coupe will set the benchmark for the segment in terms of technology, performance and design,” said Todd Christensen, Camaro marketing manager. “Adding the most sophisticated top in the segment brings another level of refinement – and driving enjoyment – to the Camaro convertible.”

Chevrolet Yenko Chevelle 1969

Jun
23

1969 Chevrolet Yenko Chevelle Front AngleThe Yenko Chevelle offered here is the recipient of a pain-staking restoration, and it has excellent provenance and a wonderful story. On June 24, 1969, Ms. Josephine Gresko drove her 1964 4-speed Impala into Yenko Chevrolet in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, looking for a trade-in on a new performance car. Assisted by salesman Howard Liverey, she purchased the COPO Yenko super car you see here. Painted Fathom Green with White SYC graphics and emblems, this is only a two-owner vehicle, having been traded into Bill Keith Auto Sales in Wexford, Pennsylvania, in 1976, where the current owner’s parents bought it for him as he was too young to sign the paperwork. This is a rare opportunity to become its third owner and next caretaker.

Hennessey HPE800 Upgrade for 2015 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Z06

Jun
19

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1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible 572CI 6-Speed

Jun
16

1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible Front AnglePerhaps in another dimension, this car could have existed on the original GM Motorama circuit. The thought of ‘prototype show car’ quickly comes to mind when first viewing this 1965 Corvette convertible, finished in rich Silver with Black accents. In keeping with the old-school custom ideas, it features shaved door handles, shaved head-lamp covers, and stack-style injection. However, the way-back machine accelerates right back into the 21st century when the details of this special performance car are unveiled. Created during a two-year, professional body-off restoration, it blends the past to the present. The big-block engine displaces a healthy 572 CI, featuring aluminum heads, body color engine paint, and billet fuel injection equipment.

Mark Reuss to Pace Detroit Grand Prix in Corvette Z06

Jun
12

Mark Reuss to Pace Detroit Grand Prix in Corvette Z06Mark Reuss, the top product development executive at General Motors and avid motorsports fan, will pace drivers behind the wheel of a Corvette Z06 this weekend for the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans.

The two races take place Saturday and Sunday, May 30-31 – only about 2.5 miles from Chevrolet’s Detroit headquarters – as the next events in the Verizon IndyCar series.

Sinkhole-Swallowed 1 Millionth Corvette Restoration Underway

Jun
11

sinkhole-swallowed 1 millionth corvette restoration underwayCraftspeople and technicians at the General Motors Design Center are painstakingly restoring the historic 1 millionth Chevrolet Corvette damaged nearly 16 months ago when a sinkhole opened beneath the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Ky.

The restoration crew is part of GM’s Mechanical Assembly group at the Design Center, which typically spends its time building prototype and concept vehicles.    The white 1992 Corvette is a challenge because rather than build an all-new vehicle from the ground up, the workers are trying to preserve the original appearance of a production vehicle.

Chevrolet Camaro 2016 Establishes New Performance Benchmark

May
18

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Front AngleThe sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro offers higher levels of performance, technology and refinement and is designed to maintain the sporty car segment leadership earned over the past years.

The Gen Six Camaro provides a faster, more nimble driving experience, enabled by an all-new, lighter architecture and a broader powertrain range. Six all-new powertrain combinations are offered, including a 2.0L Turbo, an all-new 3.6L V-6 and the LT1 6.2L V-8, which is SAE-certified at 455 horsepower (339 kW) and 455 lb-ft of torque (617 Nm) – for the most powerful Camaro SS ever. Each engine is available with a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission.

World’s Largest Collector Car Auction Company in Seattle june 5-6

May
13

1968 Shelby GT500KR Front AngleMecum Auctions, the largest collector car auction company, will host its second-annual classic and collector car auction in Seattle at CenturyLink Field Event Center June 5-6 with an anticipated lineup of 600 American muscle cars, classics, Corvettes, hot rods, Resto Mods and more expected to cross the auction block from an estimated 20 surrounding states.

Among the main attractions consigned for the Mecum Seattle auction is the John Wickey Collection (Lots S94-S98), an assemblage of five blue-chip muscle cars highlighted by a 1968 Shelby GT500KR Fastback that is arguably the finest of its kind. The car was restored by Mustang Club of America judge Tom Mynes and has captured an unprecedented 10 consecutive MCA Thoroughbred Gold Awards.

CPOP Celebrates American Muscle

May
08

1969 Ford Mustang Boss 302 Bud MooreTwo iconic groups of cars will be honoured at this year’s Cholmondeley Pageant of Power (CPOP), American Muscle cars and Eighties supercars.

On Saturday 13th, this year’s power theme will be revving up with a dedicated concours of high-performance US muscle cars.

One of the iconic motors featured will be a very special 1969 Ford Mustang, in the shape of a Bud Moore replica Boss 302. Honouring the famous NASCAR driver and team owner, the car was fully competition-prepared but never raced. It will be starring at CPOP alongside many other American icons, includinga 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air.

Hennessey 0-185 mph 2015 Z06 Corvette Test Run [VIDEO]

Apr
27

Source: Hennessey