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  • Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 AEV Bison Tray Bed concept

    American Expedition Vehicles knows a thing or two about working with the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2, as it's responsible for upgrades to create the Bison model. Yet, the company wanted to do a little more with its Colorado Bison Tray Bed concept. AEV swapped out the standard bed for a full tray bed and created one tough-looking truck. The company revealed the pickup concept on Facebook on Wednesday ahead of its premiere at the 2019 Overland Expo West set for May 17-19. The formula began with a production Colorado ZR2 Bison, which boasts five new skid plates made of Boron steel and AEV-designed...

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    Classic 1990 Chevrolet Corvettes, Camaros, and rare Beretta burn on HBO set

    Disaster struck on the set of an HBO miniseries last Thursday morning when numerous classic Chevrolet models burned to the ground. A fire broke out at a re-created Chevrolet dealership, which sourced numerous cars from real owners. Now, all but one owner will have an insurance check to take home...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Camaro
    2020 Chevrolet Camaro gets a nose job, value upgrades

    In response to flagging sales that have moved the Camaro behind the Challenger for third place in the three-car pony car race, Chevrolet is making design changes and value upgrades to the Camaro for the 2020 model year. The brand announced Thursday the 2020 Camaro SS, specifically, is in for...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette
    Mid-engine 2020 Chevy Corvette will debut in California

    We received confirmation in April that Chevrolet will reveal its redesigned 2020 Corvette on July 18, and now we know just where it will happen. It won't be at a major auto show or enthusiast meet but rather a private event to be hosted at night in Orange County, California. The information was...

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    GM confirms plans for an electric pickup truck

    First Tesla, then Ford, and now General Motors. The U.S. automaker confirmed during an investor call on Tuesday it definitely has plans to build an electric pickup truck. The news came directly from CEO Mary Barra and follows small hints the automaker had an electric pickup truck in the pipeline...

  • Mid-engine C8 Corvette at NCM Bash
    GM really wants fans to know the mid-engine C8 2020 Chevy Corvette is coming

    Those attending the National Corvette Museum Bash this past weekend received a surprise visit from a special car: the mid-engine 2020 C8 Chevy Corvette. The annual NCM Bash gathers hundreds of Corvette fans from around the country for a massive owner's meet, car show, seminars, and much more...

  • Mid-engine C8 Corvette logo

    After publicly acknowledging the mid-engine C8 Corvette is coming later this year, Chevrolet has confirmed one minor piece of the new sport's cars puzzle: the logo. On Friday, the official Corvette Facebook page published a video that showcased the car's emblem through its generations, finally morphing into the latest version that will display on the mid-engine C8 Corvette. Notably, it confirms a previous leak from this past February that showed the same badge and startup animation. The new logo is slightly more inverted, with both of the emblem's flags pushed next to one another. As it's...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette prototype at Bowling Green Assembly plant
    GM adds second shift, 400 jobs at Corvette plant for mid-engine C8

    A new generation of the Chevrolet Corvette, the C8, will be unveiled on July 18, and in anticipation of the car's arrival General Motors is expanding capacity at its Bowling Green Assembly plant in Kentucky, which is home to Corvette production. GM Chairman and CEO Mary Barra in a plant...

  • 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 HPE1000 on dyno
    Hennessey straps 1,000-hp 2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 to the dyno

    The mad individuals at Hennessey Performance Engineering have created their first 2019 Corvette ZR1 with 1,000 horsepower. To show off their creation, the gang at HPE shared a video of the sports car doing a pull on the dyno. The 1,000 hp comes courtesy of the HPE1000 package for the 2019 Corvette...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Trailblazer (Chinese spec)
    2020 Chevrolet Trailblazer debuts at 2019 Shanghai auto show

    Chevrolet's Trailblazer is about to make a comeback, but it won't be like the one you may recall. Instead, the modern Trailblazer is a compact crossover SUV that will likely serve as the replacement for the unloved Trax. It was unveiled on Tuesday at Auto Shanghai 2019 and is expected in showrooms...

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    2020 Chevrolet C8 Corvette prototype honors car's godfather with subtle cue

    Chevrolet finally acknowledged its worst-kept secret last week: a mid-engine C8 Corvette is coming. Upon closer inspection, the engineers behind the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette applied a thoughtful nod to the godfather of the Corvette. Zora Arkus-Duntov was the Corvette's chief engineer in its early...

  • Napolean Motorsports electric Chevy Camaro EL1 drift car
    Electric Chevy Camaro drift car is ready to race, but red tape ruined its debut

    As electric cars expand across the automotive industry, it's no surprise they're taking on motorsports, too. In this case, one team is ready to drive an electric Chevy Camaro sideways in Formula Drift. Napolean Motorsports has been hard at work on its electric Camaro, which it humorously calls the...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

    Chevrolet on Thursday finally came out and confirmed something we've all already known for a long time—that the next-generation C8 Corvette moves to a mid-engine layout. The automaker also confirmed that the C8 Corvette's reveal will happen on July 18, 2019, meaning the past six decades of front-engined Corvettes will come to an end in a matter of months, unless of course Chevy expands the C8 Corvette range with a front-engined model. Whether or not that happens remains to be seen, so if you're keen to secure delivery of a front-engined Corvette, you'd better put in an order for one of...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette
    New mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette C8 coming July 18

    The mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette will debut July 18, the automaker announced Thursday. Chevrolet pushed out a notification via its fan site about the debut and General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra together with Corvette engineering head honcho Tadge Juechter later showed up to a charity...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1
    2019 Chevy Corvette ZR1 set a disappointing Nürburgring lap time

    Spy photographers spotted Chevy testing its most-powerful factory Corvette ever, the ZR1, on the Nürburgring Nordschleife on numerous occasions last year. Yet, we never received an official lap time. The answer is likely because, well, it's rather disappointing. According to a Facebook post...

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    Opinion: The mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette shouldn't be a Corvette

    The mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette will debut in 2019 even though it shouldn’t. At least not as a Corvette. Late last month I asked what the point of the mid-engine Corvette was when the ultimate Corvette already exists. That doesn’t mean Chevrolet shouldn’t build a mid-engine...

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    Mid-engine C8 Corvette may use 2020 Porsche 911 transmission

    A 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission may be out, and an 8-speed dual-clutch could very well be in for the 2020 mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette. The new information comes via leaked order-guide documents published by Jalopnik in late March. Road & Track may have connected the dots in a...

  • 2019 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport Indy 500 pace car
    2019 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport to pace 103rd Indy 500

    The 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 has a pace car, and it could mark the last hurrah for the C7 Corvette. A 2019 Chevy Corvette Grand Sport will lead 33 drivers to the green flag at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the brand announced on Monday. Chevrolet said in a statement that it's honored to...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Prototypes for a mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette have been spotted again, and the latest testers are wearing the least camouflage gear we've seen yet. In fact, most of the new car's final details, including the interior, can be seen. The prototypes are for the next-generation C8 Corvette due out this summer as a 2020 model, specifically a base variant. The C8 was originally expected for 2019 but then Chevy went and launched the C7 ZR1. Even so, that's still a relatively short lifespan for the C7 Corvette which first arrived for 2014. The reason for the quick changeover is because General Motors...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Trailblazer spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Chevrolet Trailblazer spy shots

    Chevrolet has been caught testing a prototype for a new Trailblazer, with the nameplate set to return to the market as a compact crossover SUV. Previously thought to be the new Trax, General Motors has since confirmed that the vehicle seen here testing is in fact a Trailblazer. Expected on sale in...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Equinox facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Chevrolet Equinox spy shots

    Chevrolet engineers are out testing an updated version of the Equinox compact crossover SUV, and interestingly one of the prototypes is fitted with a quad-tip exhaust system, suggesting that a new performance variant might be in the works. Tweaks present on the prototypes suggest a more aggressive...

  • 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
    2019 Chevrolet Silverado diesel one-ups Ford, Ram with best-in-class power figures

    The pickup truck wars wage on, and the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado has fired a shot at Ford and Ram. The Silverado 1500, and its GMC Sierra 1500 cousin, feature best-in-class power figures for a light-duty pickup equipped with a diesel engine. General Motors announced at the 2019 Silverado's debut at...

  • 2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Opinion: What's the point of the mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette?

    The mid-engine 2020 Chevrolet Corvette might be the single worst kept secret in automotive history. Set to debut in 2019, the eighth-generation Corvette, known as the C8, will be a mid-engine supercar. That’s a monumental shift from every production Corvette made in the last 66 years. Why...

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    New Chevrolet electric car coming, $300M investment in Michigan plant

    The General Motors Orion Township plant in Michigan will be home to a new Chevrolet electric car, the automaker announced Friday. GM will invest $300 million in the facility, to build the new Chevy electric vehicle and bring 400 new jobs to the plant. The announcement did not address specifics on...

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