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2015 Chevy Corvette Z06

GM's New 8-Speed Automatic Should Push the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Past 30mpg

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 will feature a new 8-speed automatic transmission which will eventually make its way into the option list for the 2016 Corvette Stingray and when it does, the high performance “base” Corvette should most certainly be able to offer better than 30 miles per gallon on the highway.

2015 Chrysler 200 Tops Toyota Camry, Rivals Ford Fusion in Fuel Economy

The official fuel economy figures for the 2015 Chrysler 200 have been announced and while they are still a touch lower than the real world figures I experienced while driving, the full spread of fuel economy numbers are good enough for the next generation 200 to rival the bestselling cars in the segment – including the Ford Fusion and the Toyota Camry.
Dodge Challenger

Hellcat Hemi Dodge Challenger SRT Could Pack More Power than the Viper

Since the automotive world first learned that the Dodge Challenger would eventually be powered by a supercharged Hemi nicknamed the Hellcat, there have been long discussions pertaining to how much power this new Hemi will make - and recent comments by SRT boss Ralph Gilles has spiced those discussions up even more.

Chevrolet Corvette Buyers Finally Learn to Drive with Ron Fellows Stingray School

The new C7 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is the best performing version of the fabled American performance car and to make sure that owners have a good idea of how to handle the power of the new Corvette, General Motors has teamed up with the Ron Fellows Performance Driving School to form Stingray School.

Whipple to Boost the 2015 Ford Mustang GT to 700hp - or Beyond

The folks at Whipple Superchargers have offered up the first bit of information on their upcoming 2015 Ford Mustang GT supercharger package and while the company has stated any exact power figures – simple math suggests that Whipple will likely push the 2015 Mustang GT up to 700 horsepower and maybe even beyond that lofty number.

The 2015 Chrysler 200 V6 AWD Rated at a Surprisingly Low 29mpg

The Chrysler Group hasn’t announced any fuel economy figures for the awesome new 2015 200 sedan, but the first official figures from the government have popped up on the FuelEconomy.gov website with numbers that I find to be surprisingly low after my time spent driving the new midsized sedan.

Dario Franchitti to Drive 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car

General Motors has announced that the 2014 Indianapolis 500 will be paced by a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 driven by three time Indy 500 winner Dario Franchitti – marking the 8th time that a Camaro has led the field to the green flag and the 25th time that a Chevrolet product has been the official pace car of the fabled American race.

SRT Viper Race Teams Decline 24 Hours of LeMans Invitation - Why This Is and Isn't a Big Deal

The news hit the wire late last night that the SRT Viper GTS-R race teams had declined the invitation to participate in the 2014 24 Hours of LeMans endurance race in France and while this really isnt a big deal in the grand scheme of the auto industry, this is a big deal for the racing community – particularly at the fan level.

Ford Cuts Apart the 2015 Mustang Convertible for an Epic Publicity Stunt

The 2015 Ford Mustang will help the Motor Company celebrate the 50th anniversary of the fabled pony car and to continue the massive media coverage of the next generation Mustang, Ford will park a 2015 Mustang Convertible on the observation deck of the Empire State Building – by cutting it apart and taking it up to the roof in the elevators.
Corvette Museum Repairs

You Can Help Fund the National Corvette Museum Repairs with No Cost to You

The National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green Kentucky announced this morning that Amazon.com has offered to help cushion the financial blow of the sinkhole repairs by donating 0.5% of eligible purchases on their website to the museum – with an extra $5 per purchase being donated by Amazon between now and the end of March.

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