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Callaway Unveils Supercharged 2014 Chevrolet Silverado

Callaway Unveils Supercharged 2014 Chevrolet Silverado

Aug 19 2013, 1:00pm CDT | by

Over $17,000 for an additional 100 hp

I've honestly never really seen the appeal in souped-up trucks. It doesn't really matter how much power they have under the hood, the typical truck is never going to handle well enough to put much...

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Callaway Unveils Supercharged 2014 Chevrolet Silverado

Aug 19 2013, 1:00pm CDT | by

Over $17,000 for an additional 100 hp

I've honestly never really seen the appeal in souped-up trucks. It doesn't really matter how much power they have under the hood, the typical truck is never going to handle well enough to put much of that power to the ground. Callaway is probably better known for souping up Corvettes that it is for souping up trucks.

However, the company has announced supercharger packages for the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500. Callaway says that the new engines and their direct injection system acquired a new fuel management strategy. The company is withholding power output figures at this time.

The company was targeting an output of 450 hp for the 5.3 L system and 540 hp for the 6.2 L system. The price, as you might expect, is substantial with the supercharger package costing $17,395. You could buy another truck for that amount.

 
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Ferrari 458 Facelift, Alfa Romeo Giulia, Chevrolet Niva Concept: Today’s Car News

Aug 28 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

Our photographers have spotted Ferrari’s updated 458 Italia, which is expected to go on sale next year following a debut in Geneva. The car is expected to sport a turbocharged V-8 engine and could have as much as 670 horsepower available. Another new car spotted in the wild is the upcoming Alfa Rom ...
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GM will relocate next-gen Cadillac SRX production to U.S.

Aug 28 2014 9:19am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

GM has announced it will move production of the next-generation Cadillac SRX from its current Mexico plant to one in Tennessee. Formerly a Saturn plant, it’s located in Spring Hill, nearly 100 miles east of Volkswagen’s facility in Chattanooga. GM is currently in the retooling process before production of the next-generation SRX kicks off. In addition to the SRX, GM will build its new family of Ecotec engines in Spring Hill and will reportedly add a second vehicle to the plant’s o ...
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Suzuki Vitara shows its face ahead of Paris debut

Aug 28 2014 8:40am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Budget, Europe, Paris Motor Show, Crossover, Suzuki, UK The death of Suzuki's American automotive operations can be chalked up to many, many things. One thing it cannot be blamed on, however, is the arguable goodness of its products. The company's criminally underrated offerings included the Kizashi sedan, the SX4 compact and your author's personal favorite, the Grand Vitara. The GV rode on a radically different version of General Motors ...
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Ford officially kicks off 2015 Mustang production

Aug 28 2014 8:21am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Ford begins building the sixth generation of its 50-year-old Mustang sports car today at a Michigan plant that will export it to more than 120 countries. For the first time, a right-hand-drive version will be made, for sale in more than 25 markets such as the U.K., Australia and South Africa, the Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker said in a statement. The 2015 Mustang starts at $24,425, a 4.7 percent increase from this year’s base model. Ford ...
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BYD's Rising Electric-Car Sales Swamped By Falling Gas Models

Aug 28 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: All Small Cars

Chinese automaker BYD was the first car company in the world to put a plug-in hybrid passenger car into production, a couple of years before the Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car hit the road. Despite several hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric product lines, however, the vast majority of BYD's sales volume co ...
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Chevrolet Reveals Niva Concept At 2014 Moscow Auto Show

Aug 28 2014 2:20am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

Chevrolet used this week’s 2014 Moscow Auto Show to present a new crossover concept dubbed the Niva. The concept derives its name from the Lada Niva, a small off-roader built by Russian automaker AvtoVAZ since 1977, and previews a new subcompact crossover to be developed f ...
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Car Review: Cadillac ELR

Aug 27 2014 7:36pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

General Motors has been exploring alternative fuel vehicles for a very long time. So when the company released the Chevrolet Volt in 2012, it came as no surprise how well designed and well thought out this clever commuter car was. After all, it had been designed to bring the plug-in hybrid concept to the masses. Unfortunately, for some, the Volt fell short on style and social cachet. To remedy this, GM has now released the Cadillac ELR, a plug-in hybrid coupe aimed squarely ...
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Mustangs sally forth in Richmond, while classics gather on the beach

Aug 27 2014 7:12pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

This weekend has the Greater Vancouver Mustang Association hosting the 35th International Mustang Meet in Richmond, a big deal for us car nuts as it’s also the 50th anniversary of the original Pony car. Mustangs from all over will be on hand and it is open to all Fords and Ford-powered marques. Also not to be missed is the Forth Annual Crescent Beach Concours d’Elegance at Blackie’s Spit in Crescent Beach. The best of the best cars will be on hand and there are always some unusual and st ...
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10 Green Cars that Don’t Suck: Eco-Excellence at All Price Points

Aug 27 2014 5:19pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Mix pious intentions with dreary mechanical bits and then stir in some driving misery, and the result is a “green car.” Green not in the color of its paint, but in the environmental virtue of its engineering and marketing. Green as in economical with fuel but stingy on fun, great with emissions but lousy to pilot. Green cars are hybrids, diesels, and electric cars stripped to the point of making a rotted ox cart seem luxurious. Except that was then—you kno ...
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Ford GT designer Camilo Pardo wins Motor City Masters

Aug 27 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Concept Cars, Coupe, Performance, Etc., Videos, Chevrolet, Design/Style, TV/Movies Motor City Masters pulled off its concept of Project Runway for cars rather well. In the end, the TruTV reality series came down to former Ford designer Camilo Pardo and multi-disciplined designer Bryan Thompson, but Pardo was always kind of the show's ringer as the person instrumental in the gorgeous shape of the Ford GT. In addition to the title of Mot ...
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