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  • First They Came for the Muscle Cars .....

    01/19/2021 8:51:56 AM PST · by Red Badger · 135 replies ^ | By Eric - September 21, 2020
    You had to be there to remember – and to understand – so here’s a refresher. In 1964, group of young Pontiac engineers created the GTO by pairing an expensive big-car’s engine with an inexpensive medium-sized car – thereby creating the first mass-market muscle car. Which was mass-market because it wasn’t just about muscle. That had been done before, by Chrysler (letter series cars) and Oldsmobile, too. What made the GTO different – and dangerous, in the view of a certain kind of killjoy – was that it was cheap. Or at least, affordable. You didn’t have to be a...
  • FORD supplier bans employees from wearing American Flag face masks… Viral Video

    07/31/2020 7:39:41 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 47 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | 7/30/2020 | Kane
    Adient manufacturing plant in Missouri has banned American Flag face masks. According to this employee, the company makes car seats for Ford Motors.
  • Great ad for Chevy: No load too large or small, Chevy Trucks!

    01/04/2020 5:50:48 AM PST · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 39 replies
    News | 4 January 2019 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    I'm sure some can come up with better ad lines for Chevy trucks carrying a ring and finger for a funeral.
  • How Chevy Created the 2020 Mid-Engine Corvette

    07/23/2019 8:29:34 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 81 replies ^ | Jul 19, 2019 | By Ezra Dyer
    Engine: 6.2-liter V8, 495 hp and 470 lb-ft of torque (with performance exhaust) / Transmission: Eight-speed dual-clutch / 0-60: less than 3 seconds, with launch control /Wheelbase: 107.2 inches / Dry Weight: 3,366 pounds / Tires (Z51 package): Michelin Pilot Sport 4S, 245/35/ZR19 front, 305/30/ZR20 rear / Cargo volume: 12.6 cubic feet / Brakes (Z51): 13.3-inch front, 13.8-inch rear, Brembo monobloc calipers / Base Price: Less than $60,000. But probably not much less. ====================================================================== About four and a half years ago, I drove the then-new Corvette Z06 at a track in Nevada. With 650 horsepower, the Z06’s rear tires struggled...
  • Mid-engine Corvette reveal in less than an hour

    The new (2020) mid-engine Corvette will be revealed a tonight at 8pm Pacific time, 11 pm Eastern. You can see it here:
  • 1957 Chevrolet Corvette - Jay Leno's Garage

    07/07/2019 4:39:36 PM PDT · by ETL · 24 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 13, 2019 | Jay Leno’s Garage
    Jay Leno’s Garage Published on Jan 13, 2019 1957 Chevrolet Corvette - Jay Leno's Garage Sporting an America-built V8 and twin four-barrel carburetors, it’s no wonder why this is one of Jay’s favorite generations of Corvette.
  • 1963 Corvette Stingray - Jay Leno's Garage

    06/02/2019 11:52:55 AM PDT · by ETL · 55 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 8, 2014
    Jay Leno’s Garage Published on Jun 8, 2014 1963 Corvette Stingray: Master judge and restorer Mike McCluskey took this rare fuel-injected Sting Ray (that Jay bought sight unseen) back to stock perfection. Jay's video presentation (22 min)
  • 1956 Chevy Nomad

    06/01/2019 3:58:52 PM PDT · by ETL · 59 replies
    YouTube (3 min) ^ | Mar 3, 2016
    Streetside Classics Published on Mar 3, 2016
  • YouTube: Beautiful 1965 Corvette (engine started at the 2:15 mark in video)

    05/14/2019 2:45:10 PM PDT · by ETL · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 6, 2011
    JBLT1ZO65 Published on Aug 6, 2011 He starts the car at the 2:15 mark
  • 1969 Corvette

    05/01/2019 8:59:39 PM PDT · by ETL · 44 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 20, 2018 | Günther Stranzinger
    Günther Stranzinger Published on May 20, 2018“After full chambered I installed the Vettepack mufflers with 16” chambered & 24” resonators, 2,5” core, 3,5” outer diameter. Deep Big Block rumble!!!”
  • Man 'shoots his girlfriend and her son during argument over whether Chevy or Ford is the better car

    05/01/2019 11:04:23 AM PDT · by Teotwawki · 101 replies ^ | May 1, 2019 | Snejana Farberov
    Prosecutors say the Chevy-versus-Ford debate in Bedford, Virginia, last week got so heated that Mark Edwin Turner, 56, stabbed his girlfriend, then shot the woman and her adult son, Logan Bailey, before barricading himself in a home for more than two hours.
  • 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air

    04/29/2019 2:42:37 PM PDT · by ETL · 112 replies ^ | Oct 25, 2018 | Smoky Mountain Traders
    Smoky Mountain Traders Published on Oct 25, 2018 This car has undergone a gorgeous frame off restoration and has had some great upgrades done as well. We will start off with the exterior of this Bel Air. This iconic body style is set off by some of the best body lines ever designed by Chevy. As you can see with this car all the lines, gaps, and panel fit are some of the best you will see on a ’57. The body is straight as an arrow and is covered in the Onyx Black paint scheme that has been buffed...
  • Nickey Performance Builds New Vintage Continuation Super Camaros

    12/30/2018 11:52:02 AM PST · by ETL · 22 replies
    Hot Rod Magazine ^ | December 27, 2018 | Bob McClurg
    North Aurora, Illinois, carlectors Rick and Patti Coleman are the proud owners of this Mountain Green Metallic Mist Nickey Vintage Continuation Series Super Camaro. It is the second in what hopefully will be a long line of vintage Camaro supercars built by Nickey Performance, Inc., and the first Nickey Vintage Continuation Series Super Camaro to be sold stateside. You may ask, where is Nickey Vintage Continuation Series Super Camaro number one? “That was our prototype, and it was sold to a collector in Canada,” explains Nickey Performance CEO Stefano Bimbi. “This, our second 1967 Camaro RS/SS, was dubbed ‘Margarita’ by...
  • Imagine A Chevy Camaro EV SUV To Take On Ford's Mustang Crossover

    04/19/2018 8:00:53 AM PDT · by BBell · 52 replies ^ | 4/18/18 | ANTHONY ALANIZ
    Earlier this month, a Chevy dealer went online and discussed seeing a glimpse of the mid-engined Corvette. While that is exciting – and not a surprise – he also noted a performance-electric vehicle that is in development, adding it looked very much like a crossover. In March, Ford asked us to imagine a four-door Mustang SUV – and we did. It also got us thinking. If Ford’s thinking of putting the name on an electric SUV, is Chevy following suit? So, what we have here is what such a performance -electric Chevy crossover could look like if the automaker decides...
  • Grandson restores 1957 Chevy Bel Air for grandfather's 81st birthday

    01/18/2018 5:21:27 AM PST · by WeWaWes · 54 replies ^ | 01/18/2018
    A Kentucky grandfather was reduced to tears on his 81st birthday last weekend when his grandson presented him with a newly restored 1957 Chevy Bel Air that had been collecting dust in a garage. Cameron Dedman wanted to surprise his grandfather and "do it right," so he said he saved money, sold his own car and worked much of last year restoring the classic.
  • Genovation's 800-horsepower Corvette EV to debut at 2018 CES

    01/01/2018 8:49:19 AM PST · by DFG · 66 replies
    Motor Authority via Fox News ^ | 12/29/2016 | Viknesh Vijayenthiran
    Genovation, an engineering skunkworks based in Rockville, Maryland, is almost ready to show its Corvette-based electric sports car. The company has confirmed the debut will take place next month at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show. Called the Genovation Extreme Electric (GXE), the car in prototype form hit a top speed of 209 mph during testing back in February. It also hit a standing mile record speed for electric cars of 190.4 mph.
  • If "Real People" Commercials Were Real Life - CHEVY Awards (humor)

    05/24/2017 2:08:12 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 28 replies
    YouTube ^ | Mar 16, 2017 | Zebra Corner
    This is a 1 1/2 minute parody video of those Chevy TV commercials, the ones where "real people" gush over all the awards Chevy cars have won. Very funny video, I think.
  • GM CEO: Won't change production plans despite Trump tweet

    01/08/2017 6:11:39 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 89 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan. 8, 2017 9:00 PM EST
    General Motors has no plans to change where it produces small cars because of criticism from President-elect Donald Trump, the company’s top executive said Sunday night. CEO Mary Barra said the auto business has long lead times for where it produces vehicles, with decisions are made two to four years ahead. Last week Trump threatened on Twitter to slap a border tax on GM for importing the compact Chevrolet Cruze to the U.S. from Mexico. …
  • Trump blasts General Motors: Make Chevy Cruze model in US or 'pay big border tax'

    01/03/2017 5:53:42 AM PST · by monkapotamus · 110 replies
    CNBC ^ | January 3, 2017 | staff
    President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday attacked General Motors in a tweet, claiming the auto giant is making a Chevy Cruze model in Mexico and then sending them to U.S. dealers tax free. "General Motors is sending Mexican made model of Chevy Cruze to U.S. car dealers-tax free across border. Make in U.S.A.or pay big border tax!" Trump said on Twitter...
  • (VANITY) Help with Monte Carlo seat!

    12/16/2016 10:44:49 AM PST · by the OlLine Rebel · 34 replies
    me | 12/16/16 | me
    I want to replace the broken driver's seat in our Monte Carlo. Need help - mostly just info.