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Chevrolet Impala Grabs Top Spot on Consumer Reports Top Sedans List

Chevrolet Impala Grabs Top Spot on Consumer Reports Top Sedans List

Jul 25 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

New Impala scores big

I'm sure that a lot of people out there would agree that modern Chevrolet Impala sedans have been incredibly boring cars. These cars are more destined for rental fleets than the garages of your...

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Chevrolet Impala Grabs Top Spot on Consumer Reports Top Sedans List

Jul 25 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

New Impala scores big

I'm sure that a lot of people out there would agree that modern Chevrolet Impala sedans have been incredibly boring cars. These cars are more destined for rental fleets than the garages of your average American. However, the significantly redesigned Impala for 2014 recently scored better than all comers to win the top spot among all sedans from Consumer Reports.

The Impala scored 95/99 during the magazine tests placing it in the same realm as Lexus and Jaguar. Consumer Reports says that the new Impala is proof that GM is on the comeback. The older Impala that was replaced scored a scant 63 in the same testing.

The new Impala scored so well that only two vehicles are ahead of it in the Consumer Reports rankings. Those vehicles include the BMW 135i and the Tesla Model S. I still think the car is rather boring even if Consumer Reports likes it.

 
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How To Ruin A Corvette Stingray, By SEMA And The KISS Frontman

Nov 4 2014 8:45pm CST | Source: Jalopnik

I think the show cars from SEMA only really work when they go all-in. The ridiculous shaggin' wagon and sword-filled concepts from Scion? You're doing it right! The ultra-conservative paint jobs on the Chevrolet cars ? You're doing it wrong! R ...
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SEMA: 2015 Chevrolet COPO Camaro is the king of our quarter-mile dreams

Nov 4 2014 7:01pm CST | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Motorsports, SEMA Show, Coupe, Chevrolet, Racing, Autoblog Black Chevy introduced the fourth generation of its COPO Camaro at the SEMA show today; another limited run muscle car that should set drag racing fans' mouths to salivating. Just 69 examples of the 2015 COPO will be built (the same as the first three runs of the car), with customers able to choose between 350-, 396 -and 427-cubic-inch naturally aspirated V8 engines, or a supercharged 35 ...
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Chevrolet Silverado High Desert and Tahoe / Suburban Premium Outdoors concepts unveiled

Nov 4 2014 6:00pm CST | Source: World Car Fans

Chevrolet has unveiled the Silverado High Desert and Tahoe / Suburban Premium Outdoors concepts at SEMA. ...
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SEMA: 1971 Chevy Corvette Jimmie Johnson Concept is a modern classic [w/video]

Nov 4 2014 5:01pm CST | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Aftermarket, SEMA Show, Classics, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Chevrolet, Celebrities The Autoblog staff is full of men and women who love cool cars, whether they are old or new, foreign or domestic. And there's a special place in our hearts for the Chevrolet Corvette, which has stood out as a performance icon at a benchmark price since well before the 1971 model you see above rolled off the assembly line in Kentucky. Thing is, time marches on, and so do the standards of a ...
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SEMA: Chevrolet gives us a Sonic for show and one for go

Nov 4 2014 3:57pm CST | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Aftermarket, SEMA Show, Hatchback, Chevrolet Amongst the treasure trove of tuning that Chevrolet has brought to SEMA this year, this pair of Sonic hatches is perhaps the most accessible. With one car tweaked for show and the other go, both halves of the SEMA ethos are nicely represented. The Sonic Performance Concept has been fitted with the company's Performance Stage Kit, meaning cold-air induction for the 1.4-liter tu ...
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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible: First Test Numbers with GM’s In-House Octo-cog Automatic

Nov 4 2014 3:28pm CST | Source: Car and Driver

No sports car should have chrome wheels. The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible you see here does. It also has an automatic transmission, GM’s new in-house designed and -built eight-speed unit, which replaces last year’s six-cog piece carried over from the C6 Corvette. The new transmission has two things going for it: First, it has more speeds in an era where more is more, and sec ...
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Official: First Corvette Museum sinkhole victim restored [w/video]

Nov 4 2014 3:00pm CST | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Videos, Chevrolet When a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum opened up in Bowling Green, KY and gobbled up eight important examples of the American sports car in February, videos almost made it look like the hole picked the perfect spot to do the most damage to as many vehicles as possible. None of the cars made it away unharmed, but some were luckier than others. The Skydome sinkhole quickly became ...
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Love Guns: Jimmie Johnson’s SEMA Corvette Is More KISS-tastic than Paul Stanley’s

Nov 4 2014 2:52pm CST | Source: Car and Driver

It’s not SEMA without eleventy-jillion styles of rolling stock, booths stocked with scantily-clad ladies who may or may not have other gigs in the Las Vegas “hospitality” industry, and, of course, good old Yankee V-8 power. The last item is, after all, the fundament upon which the show was founded in 1967. An era before VTEC. Hell, it was an era before CVCC. Thusly, at the intersection of the Chevy small-block, NASCAR, and good ol’ fashioned Sin City glitz, we ...
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Chevrolet Silverado Polaris ACE+ concept bows at SEMA

Nov 4 2014 2:00pm CST | Source: World Car Fans

Chevrolet has introduced the Silverado Polaris ACE+ concept at SEMA ...
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Jimmie Johnson's '71 Corvette Has A New Stingray V8 And It's So Badass

Nov 4 2014 1:55pm CST | Source: Jalopnik

Just when I think General Motors' SEMA offerings will be total duds this year, they go and totally redeem themselves with a very badass 1971 Corvette powered by a brand new LT1 crate motor from a modern Corvette Stingray . It's for Jimmie Johnson, a man who knows more than a little bit about speed ...
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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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