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New 2015 Corvette Z06 detailed in Detroit
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New 2015 Corvette Z06 detailed in Detroit

Jan 13 2014, 1:03pm CST | by

Supercharged V8 under the hood of a track day missile

Jalopnik has offered up some details and a nice picture of the 2015 Chevrolet Z06. After months of speculating, it’s nice to see the actual car. The Z06 has a LT4 V8 engine that is supercharged and...

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New 2015 Corvette Z06 detailed in Detroit

Jan 13 2014, 1:03pm CST | by

Supercharged V8 under the hood of a track day missile

Jalopnik has offered up some details and a nice picture of the 2015 Chevrolet Z06. After months of speculating, it’s nice to see the actual car. The Z06 has a LT4 V8 engine that is supercharged and produces around 625hp and 635 pound-feet of torque. GM has offered no performance numbers on the car.

GM did say that the new Z06 was faster around its test track than the old ZR1. The car is tipper to come in three trim levels with the top of the line called the Z07. Each version has different aero bits apparently including an adjustable portion of the rear wing to improve aerodynamics.

The car has a removable roof panel and has carbon ceramic brakes. The new Z06 is said to be 60% stiffer than the last version. The 2015 Z06 will come with an 8-speed auto or manual transmission. The auto isn’t a dual clutch unit like you might expect. Pricing and other details are unknown.

 
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Daimler Sells Tesla Stock, Scion iM Concept Teased, CA Charging Mandate: Today's Car News

Oct 23 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: Green Car Reports

Today's green-car news starts with Daimler's sale of its Tesla Motors stock. We've also got a preview of the Scion iM concept car set to debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show next month, and details on a recently-enacted California requirement that new buildings be wired for electric-car charging. All this and more on Gr ...
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Car Running Cost Rises – How to Combat Them

Oct 23 2014 10:06am CDT | Source: Motorlogy

The ever-rising cost of fuel is, without a doubt, one of the biggest concerns for those who own a car. However, here are some techniques you could apply to cut the running cost of your car. Regular Service Now, here is a tip that may surprise some. It is normal to think that servicing your car is an expense. However, servicing your car regularly can provide you benefits in ways you probably never imagined. It can make your engine more efficient and perform better. This in turn will reduce ...
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2015 Corvette Z06 Crash, 2016 Ford Explorer, BMW Centenary Supercar: Car News Headlines

Oct 23 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

A crashed example of the yet-to-go-on-sale 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 has been spotted. It’s likely the same car we saw crashed on the Nürburgring late last month. A prototype for the 2016 Ford Explorer has been spotted. This isn’t the rumored rear-wheel-drive Explorer but an update of the current one on sale sin ...
Source: Motor Authority   Full article at: Motor Authority
 

 
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Your Worst Local Chevy Cavalier

Oct 23 2014 9:04am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

The Chevrolet Cavalier is the cockroach of the American automotive landscape, and truly mind-bogglingly awful examples are scattered all across the nation's ...
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Crashed 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Spotted In Chicago: Video

Oct 23 2014 7:50am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

The all-new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 hasn’t even gone on sale yet but already a crashed example has been spotted. The sorry-looking Z06 was spotted on a flatbed in Chicago and is likely the same car that crashed on the Nürburgring late last month. Chevrolet engineers were testing a yellow Z06 on the notorious German race t ...
Source: Motor Authority   Full article at: Motor Authority
 

 
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Former Fisker CEO has some advice for Tesla Motors

Oct 22 2014 5:08pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors Former Fisker Automotive CEO and ex-Chevrolet Volt vehicle-line director Tony Posawatz has some words of caution for Tesla Motors. The long-time automaker executive questions the California automaker's long-term viability - and gives some praise - in a talk with Benzinga, which you can listen to below. While the all-wheel-drive D that Tesla unveiled earlier this month in Southern California wowed a packed crowd, Posawatz (starting at around minute 4 ...
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Chevrolet highlights the technology transfer between the Corvette C7.R & Corvette Z06

Oct 22 2014 4:40pm CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Chevrolet has released a new promotional video which highlights the technology transfer between the Corvette C7.R and t ...
Source: World Car Fans   Full article at: World Car Fans
 

 
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Ford readying dozen+ Mustang models for SEMA

Oct 22 2014 3:05pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Aftermarket, SEMA Show, Coupe, Performance, Ford Ford is unsurprisingly bringing a herd of its new 2015 Mustang models to next month's SEMA show in Las Vegas. Over a dozen of them are arriving from top aftermarket outfits like Galpin Auto Sports, Steeda, Roush and others. The Blue Oval isn't just shining a spotlight on the V8 model, though. The new EcoBoost 2.3-liter version with 310 horsepower and 320 ...
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Dodge Viper $15,000 Price Cut Boosts Monthly Sales by Nearly 200 Percent—to 108 Cars

Oct 22 2014 1:14pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Last month’s decision by Dodge to slash prices on the face-melting Viper by $15,000 seems to be paying huge dividends: Sales of the car jumped by 184 percent in September. That doesn’t mean you’ll be seeing Dodge’s V-10 brute on every street corner, though. That huge percentage jump translates to 108 Vipers sold in September, up from 38 in August. The Viper has never been intended to sell in huge numbers, but 2014 has not been kind to the Mopar snake ...
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