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2019 Corvette ZR1 is most powerful pace car in Indy 500 history

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has been named the official pace car of the 2018 Indianapolis 500, and with 755 horsepower on tap it will be the fastest, most powerful car to ever handle pacing duties in the race's 100-plus-year history. A blue example of the Corvette flagship will be used for the premiere event of the IndyCar season, which is scheduled for...

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Watch the complete build of a 686-HP Katech Corvette Z06 engine

The guys and gals at Katech have a new Stage 4 package for the C7 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, and new video from the company shows exactly what goes into building the monster engine capable of delivering 686 horsepower at the wheels. The company began the build with a standard Corvette Z06 equipped with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The dyno showed a...

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Bigger and better 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD pickups coming next year

The introduction of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 is Chevrolet's biggest truck news this year, but more is yet to come from the bowtie brand. Now we see a new teaser image for the 2020 Silverado HD. Chevy published the official image on Tuesday and announced the Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD will debut in the fall of 2019. Chevrolet's announcement was...

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2019 Chevrolet Camaro preview

The sixth-generation Camaro was a huge improvement over its predecessor, but with the Ford Mustang having just received a round of updates, along with the promise of a new Shelby GT500, this is no time for team Camaro to get complacent. It's no surprise then that Chevrolet has introduced its own updates for the Camaro for the 2019 model year. The list...

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Chevy’s new medium-duty trucks borrow one trait from the Camaro Z/28

The lineup of 2019 Chevrolet Silverado medium-duty trucks, the 4500HD, 5500HD, and 6500HD, won't perform like a Camaro, but they do happen to share one element with the Camaro Z/28. It's none other than the "flowtie," the cheeky name Chevrolet gave the 2014 Camaro Z/28's bowtie badge. Recall, the flowtie is merely the Chevy bowtie badge as an outline; the...

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2019 Chevrolet Malibu brings new look, sporty RS trim

Chevrolet engineers made substantial improvements with their most recent redesign of the Malibu, introduced for 2016. They increased space and added loads of new technology but at the same time shed close to 300 pounds from the car's curb weight. But the Malibu competes in a hotly contested segment, and the competition's getting tougher by the day as...

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800-hp 2018 Yenko/SC Silverado now available with rear-wheel drive

Those looking for a performance pickup truck might want to check out Specialty Vehicle Engineering (SVE) and its 2018 Yenko/SC Silverado. The performance company first unveiled the 800-horsepower Yenko/SC Silverado last February as a 4x4, but to sweeten the deal, the performance version of the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will now be offered with...

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This is the first 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 to hit the dyno

When you take delivery of a 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, you'll want to be sure it makes all of the power that Chevy claims is on tap. For the record, that would be 755 horsepower and 715 pound-feet of torque. YouTuber StreetSpeed717 recently snagged what he claims is the fourth ZR1 off the Bowling Green assembly line and the first with a manual...

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Trans Am Depot makes 455 Super Duty drag car with 1,100 horsepower

Trans Am Depot has built an even more extreme version of its 1,000-horsepower 455 Super Duty based on the sixth-generation Chevrolet Camaro that we saw last year. The new car, which tacks on the Racing designation, was built as a dedicated drag racer designed to challenge the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. But did the company really need to dial up the...

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2018 Chevrolet Tahoe Custom Midnight is blacked out on a budget

Chevrolet Tahoe buyers looking for a blacked-out appearance package previously had to step up to the LT or Z71 models, but that changes with the 2018 Tahoe Custom Midnight. The brand announced the latest Tahoe variant on Tuesday, and Chevrolet hopes the black-out package on a budget will court additional buyers to its full-size SUV. Recall, Chevy introduced...

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