Posts Tagged ‘Chevrolet’

2016 Copo Camaro No.1 Sale to Benefit United Way

Jan
28

2016 Chevrolet Copo Camaro Front AngleChevrolet will auction off the first, sixth generation 2016 COPO Camaro race car to raise money for United Way.

The purpose-built COPO Camaro, serial number 2016COPO001, will be sold on Friday, Jan. 29, at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction.  All proceeds of the winning bid will benefit United Way.

“This is a special opportunity to purchase the first of the sixth generation, 2016 COPO Camaro while also helping such a great cause,” said Jim Campbell, U.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports.

Chevrolet Introduces Silverado Realtree Edition

Jan
20

2016 Chevrolet Silverado Realtree Edition Front AngleChevrolet today introduced the 2016 Silverado Realtree® Edition – an outdoors-inspired special edition that leverages the strength, versatility and personalization possibilities of the Silverado and distinguishes it with camo graphics from Realtree, the world’s leading camouflage brand. It’s the latest and strongest example of a decade-long partnership between Chevrolet and Realtree.

1954 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster

Dec
01

1954 Chevrolet Corvette Roadster Front AngleIn 1954, total production of the Corvette reached less than a quarter of projected numbers, with only 3,640 Corvettes built in the four different color combinations available that year. Options included Polo White, Sportsman Red and Black all paired with the timeless Red interior, or Pennant Blue complemented by Beige interior treatments. Even with such low production numbers, as a testament to the quality and popularity achieved by

New Z06 Parts Enhance Corvette Stingray Performance

Nov
13

2016 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Stingray Track Car Front AngleChevrolet today and drivers from the Ron Fellows Corvette high-performance driving school at the Spring Mountain track demonstrated Stingray models enhanced with components from a new lineup of Z06-based performance parts.

They’re designed for 2014+ Stingray models, including Z51-equipped cars.

“We’ve selected specific components from the Corvette Z06 and engineered them to fit the award-winning Stingray,” said Jim Campbell, Chevrolet U.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. “These Z06 parts enhance the handling, braking, cooling and downforce performance of the Stingray.”

Camaro Black concept – Backs Up its Sinister Look with New Performance Parts

Nov
12

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Black conceptThis blacked-out Camaro SS concept makes a simple-yet-powerful styling statement – one increasingly popular with performance enthusiasts.

“It is a very popular thing customers do with the fifth-generation Camaro and we wanted to be the first to show how it looks with the new Gen Six,” said Adam Barry, senior creative designer, Chevrolet Camaro. “I’ll tell you – it looks pretty sinister.”

Chevrolet Introduces Gen Six COPO Camaro

Nov
09

2016 Chevrolet COPO Camaro Front AngleWith assistance from NHRA Camaro Funny Car driver Courtney Force, Chevrolet introduced the Gen Six COPO Camaro today at the SEMA Show.

After visiting the COPO build center, Force collaborated with Chevrolet designers to create a custom appearance for the 2016 COPO Camaro SEMA show car. It will be auctioned at a Barrett-Jackson sale in 2016, with the proceeds going to United Way.

Chevrolet will build 69 COPO Camaro race cars for 2016, extending the production legacy that began in 2012 with the fifth-generation Camaro. Like the previous editions, the new COPO Camaro is designed for NHRA’s Stock and Super Stock Eliminator classes.

Chevrolet Camaro Krypton concept

Nov
06

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Krypton concept Front AngleKrypton is one of the six nobles gases and is used to help illuminate fluorescent lights. When combined with other gases, it can create a greenish-yellow luminous lighting effect similar to neon.

That luminescent quality was the inspiration behind the Camaro Krypton concept’s exterior color. The fluorescent green primary color is officially called Krypton Green and is a custom hue developed exclusively for this Gen Six SEMA concept.

Classic 1970 Camaro Shows Supercharged LT4 Heart

Nov
05

Classic 1970 Camaro Shows Supercharged LT4 HeartChevrolet Performance is showing off the new LT4 crate engine in the most attractive way possible – under the hood of a classic 1970 Camaro RS. The concept vehicle was introduced at the 2015 SEMA Show, in Las Vegas.

As the supercharged 6.2L heart of the Corvette Z06, the LT4 is rated at 650 horsepower and 650 lb-ft of torque, making it the most powerful production-vehicle engine ever from General Motors. The new crate engine – offered in dry-sump and wet-sump versions – allows builders to use the high-tech performance engine in their hot rod projects.

This Camaro concept uses the wet-sump kit, along with complementing air conditioning and front-end accessory drive kits.

Chevrolet Readies Shipment of 2016 Camaro

Oct
27

Chevrolet Readies Shipment of 2016 CamaroThe wait is over. Chevrolet announced today it will begin shipping the all-new 2016 Camaro to dealers.

The first wave of production models will leave the plant by the end of this week and should arrive at dealerships for customer delivery by mid-November.

The Gen Six Camaro rolls off the line at GM’s Lansing Grand River Assembly facility, which received a $175-million upgrade in tooling and equipment to support its production.

“It is an exciting day for everyone involved in bringing the new Camaro from a concept to the assembly line,” said Mike Trevorrow, Lansing regional plant manager. “As the transporters head out to dealerships across the country, the hard work and pride of everyone at Lansing Grand River Assembly goes with them.”

Chevrolet Camaro Red Line Series Concept 2016

Oct
22

2016 Chevrolet Camaro Red Line Series Concept Front AngleBlending equal parts style and functionality, Chevrolet’s Red Line Series concept vehicles demonstrate the lifestyle and personalization possibilities of the brand’s latest vehicles – all with a street-smart aesthetic.

Chevrolet previewed the Red Line concepts today, including Trax, Malibu, Camaro, Colorado and Silverado 1500 models, ahead of their public debut at the SEMA Show, on November 3. The preview also included the sporty Spark RS concept.

“The Chevrolet Red Line Series concepts integrate accessories that offer greater personalization choices,” said Jim Campbell, GM U.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. “Each vehicle wears production and concept accessories thematically linked under the Red Line Series banner. We look forward to gauging public reaction at the SEMA Show and other venues.”