Tim Healey, Contributing Writer

Tim Healey was formerly an associate editor at Consumer Guide Automotive in Chicago. Before that he worked in the automotive industry as a service consultant for several different dealerships. Tim has a Master's of Arts in Journalism from DePaul University in Chicago and in his spare time enjoys the Chicago White Sox, running, and exploring Chicago. The 29-year old grew up in suburban Chicago and claims his first word was "’Vette," as in "Corvette." He's been around the industry in one capacity or another for most of his life, and he feels most at home behind the wheel of something fun and sporty on a suburban back road on a lazy summer day.

Articles

Rick Hendrick Hand-Builds A Corvette Z06 Engine

Rick Hendrick Hand-Builds A Corvette Z06 Engine

Buyers of the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 or ZR1 can hand-build their engines by participating in what Chevy calls the Corvette Engine Build Experience. NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick--he of the eponymous Hendrick Motorsports team--chose to do just that when he bought his Z06 Carbon Edition. We have...

May 5, 2011
 
Shelby GT500CR Venom

Classic Recreations Creates Shelby GT500CR Venom

Classic Recreations is in the business of building Mustangs that look like the cars of yesteryear with modern underpinnings. Their newest creation is the Shelby GT500CR... read more May 4, 2011


 
Infiniti G37 S Coupe rally safety car

Rally Cars Crashing For Ten Whole Minutes: Video

Rally racing is one of the world's more interesting motorsports endeavors, not least of which because of the crashes. Sure, we know most hard-core race fans claim not to... read more May 3, 2011


 
Prince William, Aston Martin DB6, Royal Wedding, 2011

Royal Wedding: Prince William Scores With Something Old, Something New

Who knew the royal wedding would have anything to do with cars? Well, for those who chose sweet, blessed sleep over the watching the royal wedding, you missed the Prince and... read more April 29, 2011


 
Kowalski Challenger

Dodge Dealer Builds Kowalski Edition Challenger SRT8 392

Fans of the movie Vanishing Point will recall that a '70 Dodge Challenger R/T was the ride of choice for Kowalski, the movie's one-named hero. Well, one Dodge dealer has... read more April 28, 2011


 
BMW Concept M5 (a.k.a. 2012 BMW M5)

2012 BMW M5 On Ice: Video

EVO writer Chris Harris was recently given the chance to fling a F10 BMW M5 around icy and snowy roads in Sweden, and he captured the antics on video. The car he drove isn't... read more April 27, 2011


 
2010 Dodge Viper stability control testing platform for next-gen model

Dodge Looking To Expand Customer Base With Next Viper

The outgoing Dodge Viper was known for its brutish driving dynamics, and that separated it from other similarly-priced sports cars. Now, the company is looking to cast a... read more April 25, 2011


 

 
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