Performance Vehicles

Watch Two Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 Test Cars Blast Around a Road Course

Since the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 debuted well over a year ago, we have speculated as to how awesome this monster muscle car would be in action on the track and with the first big media outlets getting ahold of the most track capable Camaro of all time – the first videos showing the Z/28 being pushed to the limits have surfaced on YouTube.

Launch Control, Track Apps Standard on Most 2015 Ford Mustangs

The 2015 Ford Mustang will be the most technologically advanced version of the fabled pony car in its 50 year existence and the S550 Mustang GT will be the first to feature both Track Apps and Launch Control as standard equipment – with the slightly less powerful EcoBoost Mustang also coming with Track Apps.

An Update on the National Corvette Museum Sinkhole Progress: Removing the Dirt

It has been two weeks since our last update on the National Corvette Museum sinkhole and while the crew has made significant progress on, they haven’t been able to extract any of the final three buried Corvettes from the rubble beneath the museum’s Skydome.
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.
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.

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.

Preliminary Drivers List Announced for X Games Global RallyCross Event Includes First Women Drivers

The X Games organizers have announced their list of drivers invited to the Austin Global RallyCross race and along with a bunch of the biggest names in the sport like Ken Block, Tanner Foust and Travis Pastrana, the Austin X Games will see the first two female drivers to compete in the world of GRC.
The 2015 Corvette Z06 with Dan Ammann

Hey Rick Hendrick - 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 #1 Being Auctioned for Cancer Charity

The very first 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 built for public sale will be auctioned off to the highest bidder at the Barrett Jackson Palm Beach Collector’s Car event on April 12th with the proceeds of the auction going to the Karmanos Cancer Institute – and you have to think that Mr. Rick Hendrick might be among the deep pocketed collectors looking to score the first C7 Z06.
2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z28

Callaway Makes the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z28 Even Nastier with Huge Power

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 is the most track capable Camaro of all time, but for those folks who need more than the 505 horsepower offered by the standard LS7 V8, the folks at Callaway have put together the new SC652 package that brings the output up to 652 horsepower and 620lb-ft of torque.

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