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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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GM says new Chevy Volt will be quicker and quieter

Oct 30 2014 11:01pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

The next-generation Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid will be quicker off the line, quieter and go farther in electric mode than its predecessor, Genera ...
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Looking back at some scary Hollywood rides

Oct 30 2014 6:47pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Halloween is the time of year many like to celebrate all things spooky, and for some that means dusting off our favourite films and getting a little ghoulish. For many car lovers, part of the ritual is watching flicks that include some classic cars, including those with eerie engine power. There are several lists of scariest Hollywood cars for Halloween out there today. Browsing through them is almost as much fun as watching the movies themselves. One car that tops many list ...
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U-Turn: What you missed on 10.30.14

Oct 30 2014 6:33pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Spy Photos, Videos, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Humor Review: 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe The Cadillac ATS Coupe is a good handling, well appointed sporting machine... that looks a lot like its four-door sibling. After a week-long test run with Caddy's newest deuce, we hash out what its like to live with, and ask ourselves if this ATS feels special enough to run with the mainline European competition. How not to give away a Chevy Colorado Chevy regiona ...
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Report: Mazda6 Coupe coming along with more Mazdaspeed models?

Oct 30 2014 6:08pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Mazda, Rumormill The predecessor to the Mazda6, the Mazda 626, was sold in a multitude of body styles across the globe. It could, of course, be had as a sedan, but a two-door coupe, known stateside as the MX-6, was also available on the same platform. Now, a new report from Motor Trend claims that a two-door version of the modern Mazda6 could be on the way. This would be remarkable for a number of reasons, as automakers have been abandoning this type of n ...
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2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS 1LE Tested: Transformed Track Star

Oct 30 2014 4:18pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

It’s not easy to see out of a Chevy Camaro. That’s just an inescapable consequence of forcing 1967 design cues onto modern, safety-compliant hardware shared with the Chevrolet SS and the late, lamented Pontiac G8. You’ll have to live with this poor visibility if you buy any Camaro. But opt for a Camaro SS equipped with the 1LE pa ...
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2015 Chevrolet Volt

Oct 30 2014 3:00pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

In its last model year before a revised version is introduced, the 2015 Chevrolet Volt is the only high-volume plug-in electric car from General Motors. The compact five-door hatchback provides 35 to 40 miles of battery power--which covers a majority of trips in the U.S.--and then switches on a four-c ...
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Chevrolet turns World Series flub into marketing gold [video]

Oct 30 2014 2:20pm CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Chevrolet has a history of giving the World Series MVP an all-new truck and last night the company called on Rikk Wilde to give Giants pitcher Madison Bumga ...
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Video: Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee Season 5 trailer percolates interest

Oct 30 2014 2:07pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Classics, Videos, Celebrities Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee makes its debut in one week, and after seeing the full trailer for this season, we can't be more excited about it. We've known about the lineup of comedians for quite some time - Jimmy Fallon, Kevin Hart, Fred Armisen and Amy Schumer will all be there - but this is our first look at the cars of season five. And boy, are there some g ...
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Nissan breaks annual EV sales record with two months to spare

Oct 30 2014 1:14pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Nissan Nissan has sold more pure EVs in the US this year than any other automaker, ever. And there are still two selling months left. Last year, Nissan sold a record 22,610 Leaf electric vehicles in the US. This year, through the end of September, Nissan sold 21,822 Leafs and has been selling more than 2,000 a month for the last seven months (in some cases, over 3,000). Basic math skills make it clear that 2014 would handi ...
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Chevrolet Colorado #TechnologyAndStuff Goes Viral on Twitter - Video

Oct 30 2014 1:10pm CDT | Source: Truck Trend

The World Series "Chevy Guy," has become an overnight sensation, touting the #TechnologyAndStuff of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado.Last night was a sad night for Kansas City Royals fans everywhere but perhaps for none as much as Rikk Wilde, a Chevrolet zone manager from Louisburg, Kansas. a Photo Gallery: Chevrolet Colorado #TechnologyAndStuff Goes Viral on T ...
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