AutoGuide.com News » Chevrolet http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:54:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.1 AutoGuide.com News » Chevrolet http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/wp-content/themes/autoguide-proper/img/logo_autoguide_red.gif http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news 2016 Volt Gets Larger Gasoline Engine, Better Range http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/2016-chevrolet-volt-gets-1-5l-new-voltec-propulsion-system.html http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/2016-chevrolet-volt-gets-1-5l-new-voltec-propulsion-system.html#comments Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:15:24 +0000 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/?p=260610 2016 Volt Gets Larger Gasoline Engine, Better Range 2016 Volt Gets Larger Gasoline Engine, Better Range
Chevrolet just announced new details about the next-generation Volt. The upcoming electric car will be powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and will benefit from an all-new Voltec extended range electric vehicle (EREV) propulsion system. According to the American automaker, the new propulsion system was “substantially developed from Volt owners including data collected on their... more]]>
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Chevrolet just announced new details about the next-generation Volt.

The upcoming electric car will be powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and will benefit from an all-new Voltec extended range electric vehicle (EREV) propulsion system. According to the American automaker, the new propulsion system was “substantially developed from Volt owners including data collected on their driving behaviors.” The system, which includes the battery, drive unit, range-extending engine and power electronics, will be more efficient and offer more range and better fuel economy compared to the current Volt.

SEE ALSO: 2016 Chevrolet Volt to Make Motown Debut in January

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt’s two-motor drive unit operates approximately five to 12 percent more efficiently than the current one, while weighing 100 lbs less. In addition, the Traction Power Inverter Module has been directly built into the drive unit to reduce mass, size and build complexity while improving efficiency. Unfortunately, no updated range figures were announced today, but Chevrolet did say that those numbers will come when the vehicle makes its debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show.

The company also announced that the new Chevrolet Volt’s electric drive unit will be built in Warren, Mich., meaning most of the Volt’s major powertrain components will be made in the state. Nearly $300 million in capital investments will be made in Michigan between now and the end of the year.

GALLERY: 2016 Chevrolet Volt

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Finalists for Green Car of the Year’ Announced http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/finalists-green-car-year-announced.html http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/finalists-green-car-year-announced.html#comments Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:53:53 +0000 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/?p=260088 Finalists for ‘Green Car of the Year’ Announced Finalists for ‘Green Car of the Year’ Announced
The folks at Green Car Journal have just released their list of finalists for the 2015 Green Car of the Year award. The group includes a surprising diversity of vehicles from several manufacturers. Green Car Journal has been honoring environmentally responsible vehicles since 2005. The winner will be announced at the L.A. Auto Show next... more]]>
2015 Green Car of the Year Finalists

The folks at Green Car Journal have just released their list of finalists for the 2015 Green Car of the Year award. The group includes a surprising diversity of vehicles from several manufacturers.

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Green Car Journal has been honoring environmentally responsible vehicles since 2005. The winner will be announced at the L.A. Auto Show next month. But as it stands here are the vehicles that made the cut.

2015 Audi A3 TDI

Audi’s spunky A3 TDI offers a lot of style and performance in a luxurious package. Its torque-rich diesel engine hits hard and sips fuel. It’s upscale and thrifty, an unusual combination.

2015 BMW i3

With a space-age and extremely lightweight carbon-fiber body the BMW i3 is a laudable technological achievement. An aluminum space frame also helps cut weight and increase the efficiency of this electric car. An available gasoline-powered range-extender makes it even more versatile.

2015 Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel

The Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel is a large and lovely sedan that can burn regular gasoline or clean and affordable natural gas. This car’s omnivorous diet makes it an interesting choice; its spacious interior means it’s got room for the whole family.

2015 Honda Fit

Honda’s ever-thrifty Fit hatchback has an ultra space-efficient body and super flexible seating for maximum versatility. Its 1.5-liter Earth Dreams four-cylinder engine is as economical as ever, netting up to 41 MPG highway.

2015 Volkswagen Golf

Finally, who doesn’t love a little Volkswagen hatchback action? The company’s Golf is stylish and fun, satisfying and functional. This popular car, now in its seventh generation, is better than ever and offers clean diesel power or an available all-electric drivetrain.

What do you think of these finalists? Do you think the folks at Green Car Journal are missing anything?

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Chevy Previews 2014 SEMA Show Cars http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/chevy-previews-2014-sema-show-projects.html http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/chevy-previews-2014-sema-show-projects.html#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:25:32 +0000 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/?p=259756 Chevy Previews 2014 SEMA Show Cars Chevy Previews 2014 SEMA Show Cars
Chevy has previewed a quintet of modified vehicles heading to this year’s SEMA Show. The performance-oriented concepts will make their official debut in Las Vegas next month and will consist of an SS Sport, a pair of Sonic compacts, an Impala Blackout and a Cruze RS Plus. Some of the accessories on the SEMA projects... more]]>
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Chevy has previewed a quintet of modified vehicles heading to this year’s SEMA Show.

The performance-oriented concepts will make their official debut in Las Vegas next month and will consist of an SS Sport, a pair of Sonic compacts, an Impala Blackout and a Cruze RS Plus. Some of the accessories on the SEMA projects are already available from Chevrolet dealerships nationwide, while others are being evaluated for production. According to the American automaker, most of the accessories were developed by GM’s own engineers.

SEE ALSO: SEMA Show Cars to Make Public Parade in Sin City

The customized SS Sport features a collection of Chevrolet accessories including staggered 20-inch wheels, grille kit, fog lamp bezels, side fender vents and rear spoiler. The pair of Sonics each have their own theme, one packed with performance while the other has been stuffed with accessories. As for the Impala Blackout concept, expect a black grille surround, rear spoiler, painted mirror caps and 19-inch wheels. Lastly, the Cruze RS concept gets a custom Wildfire Metallic exterior, unique lower body moldings and a custom rear spoiler.

Check back with AutoGuide.com when the 2014 SEMA Show kicks off November 4 as we’ll be reporting live from Las Vegas.

GALLERY: 2014 Chevrolet SEMA Show Projects

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AutoGuide Now for the Week of October 14 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/autoguide-now-week-october-14.html http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/autoguide-now-week-october-14.html#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:31:07 +0000 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/?p=259459 AutoGuide Now for the Week of October 14 AutoGuide Now for the Week of October 14
  We’re evaluating two brand new cruising vehicles and revisiting an old gas-sipping friend. See and learn all about the cars we’re testing this week on AutoGuide Now. 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550: Mike Schlee, Road Test Editor -  “This week I’ll be spending a few days in the Mercedes-Benz S 550 4MATIC. One of the best... more]]>
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We’re evaluating two brand new cruising vehicles and revisiting an old gas-sipping friend. See and learn all about the cars we’re testing this week on AutoGuide Now.

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“This week I’ll be spending a few days in the Mercedes-Benz S 550 4MATIC. One of the best cars on the market to be a passenger in, what is it like behind the wheel of Mercedes’ flagship luxury sedan?” Tweet Mike, and follow his updates about this luxury car on your Twitter timeline.

 

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Ford has overhauled its Expedition full-size sport-utility vehicle for 2015, making numerous changes to this body-on-frame rig. Most significantly it gets EcoBoost power but the company has also added numerous features and amenities as well as a redesigned cabin. But did they go far enough? Can this truck compete with Chevrolet’s enticing truck-based SUVs?”

chevrolet-volt2014 Chevrolet Volt: Sami Haj-Assaad, Features Editor - 

“I step back into the Chevrolet Volt to take a closer look at its connected features. Expect a full rundown of OnStar Remote and the RemoteLink app, which allow this high-tech EV to connect to the internet to provide a richer ownership experience.” Tweet Sami and follow him on Twitter to learn more about the Volt.

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AutoGuide 2015 Heavy Duty Truck Comparison http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/2015-heavy-duty-truck-comparison.html http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/2015-heavy-duty-truck-comparison.html#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 19:46:54 +0000 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/?p=259246 AutoGuide 2015 Heavy Duty Truck Comparison AutoGuide 2015 Heavy Duty Truck Comparison
Automakers love to play the numbers game, especially when it comes to big trucks. A recent spat between Ram and Ford saw both companies claiming the “best-in-class” towing title for their respective heavy duty pickups like kids in a sandbox arguing over who has the better castle. Sure, specifications are important, but they only tell... more]]>

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Automakers love to play the numbers game, especially when it comes to big trucks. A recent spat between Ram and Ford saw both companies claiming the “best-in-class” towing title for their respective heavy duty pickups like kids in a sandbox arguing over who has the better castle.

Sure, specifications are important, but they only tell a part of the story. And in the case of heavy-duty trucks, they only tell a fraction of the story. The common thought is higher numbers equal better performance, but the key and really the most important consideration to any heavy hauler is what it actually feels like when you’re towing. There is nothing worse than 20,000 pounds – or more – of steel rolling down the road feeling like it’s out of control.

SEE ALSO: Ford, Ram Fight Over HD Truck Tow Ratings

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In partnership with the Canadian Truck King Challenge, we tested each of the big three HD pickup trucks for 2015. To be clear, it wasn’t an empty parking lot test that consisted of deciding which truck has the best cup holders. We loaded roughly 4,000 lbs of shingles into the bed of each truck the first day, while the second day consisted of pulling 15,000-pound fifth wheels and a full day of driving. We also had fuel economy loggers hooked into the ODB II port for the entirety of the testing to see exactly how much diesel it takes to get the job done.

But the real fun took place at the drag strip. Yes, you read that right: drag strip! We sent each of these trucks down the drag strip, trailers in tow, to get the real story on acceleration. And the results may surprise you, so read on to see how each truck fared.

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GM Confirms Development of New Electric Vehicle http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/gm-confirms-new-ev-development.html http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/gm-confirms-new-ev-development.html#comments Wed, 08 Oct 2014 11:49:54 +0000 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/?p=258951 GM Confirms Development of New Electric Vehicle GM Confirms Development of New Electric Vehicle
General Motors has confirmed that it is developing another electric vehicle that will sell beside the Volt and Spark EV. Though the company won’t confirm which model it will be based on, earlier reports believe it will be based on the Sonic and the compact EV will sport a 200-mile range. Expect the model to... more]]>
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General Motors has confirmed that it is developing another electric vehicle that will sell beside the Volt and Spark EV.

Though the company won’t confirm which model it will be based on, earlier reports believe it will be based on the Sonic and the compact EV will sport a 200-mile range. Expect the model to arrive sometime in 2017 and will complement the existing electrified vehicles in GM’s lineup which includes the Chevrolet Volt and Spark EV.

SEE ALSO: Chevrolet Sonic EV Being Developed with 200-Mile Range

GM global product chief Mark Reuss confirmed the plans during a recent presentation to investors and elaborated on how the Spark EV is doing in today’s marketplace. Currently being sold only in Oregon and California, Reuss said “people wish we would sell it all around the country.”

The American automaker plans on launching the next-generation Volt late next year or early 2016 and through September of this year it has sold 14,540 units of the plug-in hybrid sedan.

GALLERY: 2015 Chevrolet Sonic

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[Source: Automotive News]

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2015 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon Deliveries Halted http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/chevrolet-colorado-gmc-canyon-deliveries-halted.html http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/chevrolet-colorado-gmc-canyon-deliveries-halted.html#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 17:08:43 +0000 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/?p=258545 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon Deliveries Halted 2015 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon Deliveries Halted
GM’s all-new pickups are off to a bumpy start. The American automaker has issued a stop-delivery order to its dealers for the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups due to a pending safety recall to fix an airbag defect. According to the note sent to dealers, GM has notified NHTSA of an “upcoming safety... more]]>
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GM’s all-new pickups are off to a bumpy start.

The American automaker has issued a stop-delivery order to its dealers for the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups due to a pending safety recall to fix an airbag defect. According to the note sent to dealers, GM has notified NHTSA of an “upcoming safety and noncompliance recall” to fix an issue with the driver-side airbag connections saying that they “were wired incorrectly during the manufacturing process.”

SEE ALSO: 2015 Chevy Colorado Review

As a result of the defect, the driver-side airbags may not function as designed and could adversely affect the crash performance of those airbags. Dealers are being instructed to reprogram the airbag’s sensing and diagnostic module with new software that is expected to be available in the next few days. Deliveries will resume once the software patch is in place.

Deliveries to dealers on the Colorado and Canyon began on September 18 and it’s unclear how many were shipped. The company did report September sales of 36 Colorados and 11 Canyons.

GALLERY: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado

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[Source: Automotive News]

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GM Recalls Another 117,651 Vehicles http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/gm-recalls-another-117651-vehicles.html http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/gm-recalls-another-117651-vehicles.html#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 09:15:24 +0000 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/?p=258380 GM Recalls Another 117,651 Vehicles GM Recalls Another 117,651 Vehicles
General Motors has added another 117,651 vehicles to its record-setting list of recalls in 2014. The American automaker is calling back a long list of nameplates to address a potentially faulty chassis-control system that could fail and increase the risk of a crash. According to a report by Automotive News, the comapny sent a stop-delivery... more]]>
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General Motors has added another 117,651 vehicles to its record-setting list of recalls in 2014.

The American automaker is calling back a long list of nameplates to address a potentially faulty chassis-control system that could fail and increase the risk of a crash. According to a report by Automotive News, the comapny sent a stop-delivery notice to its dealers and GM has notified federal regulators of the upcoming recall that will replace “contaminated” chassis control modules. The problem can potentially cause an electrical short in the module, leading to an engine stall. Of the recalled vehicles 97,540 are in the U.S. while the rest have been sold in Canada, Mexico or have been exported.

SEE ALSO: 2014 Cadillac CTS Review – Video

The list of affected models include the Cadillac CTS, Escalade and Escalade ESV, the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe, GMC Yukon and Yukon XL, Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and Chevrolet Impala. All affected vehicles are from the 2013 and 2014 model years.

The company said it is unaware of any crashes, injuries or fatalities related to the defect and the automaker estimates that only about one perfect of the recalled vehicles have a bad control module that will need to be replaced. Approximately 4,500 of the affected vehicles are unsold and will be held in dealership inventory until a fix is available.

This marks the 69th recall for GM this year covering a total of over 29 million vehicles worldwide.

GALLERY: 2014 Cadillac CTS

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[Source: Automotive News]

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2015 Chevrolet Trax Priced from $20,995 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/2015-chevrolet-trax-priced-20995.html http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/2015-chevrolet-trax-priced-20995.html#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:34:38 +0000 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/?p=258041 2015 Chevrolet Trax Priced from $20,995 2015 Chevrolet Trax Priced from $20,995
Chevrolet’s newest crossover will finally be available in the U.S. The American automaker has announced that the 2015 Chevrolet Trax will be priced from $20,995 including destination and comes equipped with a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and all-wheel drive will be available as a $1,500 option. The compact crossover will get an EPA-estimated 26 MPG... more]]>
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Chevrolet’s newest crossover will finally be available in the U.S.

The American automaker has announced that the 2015 Chevrolet Trax will be priced from $20,995 including destination and comes equipped with a 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and all-wheel drive will be available as a $1,500 option. The compact crossover will get an EPA-estimated 26 MPG in the city and 34 MPG on the highway and will come standard with 10 air bags, MyLink infotainment system with a seven-inch touchscreen, rearview camera and remote keyless entry.

SEE ALSO: 2015 Chevrolet Trax Video, First Look

Additional features include OnStar 4G LTE with built-in WiFi hotspot and remote start. The Trax will also be the first in its class to offer Siri Eyes Free connectivity for iPhone owners.

The 2015 Chevrolet Trax will be available starting January 2015 and will be offered in LS, LT and LTZ trim levels.

“Trax is positioned to be a strong competitor in the emerging small-SUV market, which is expected to grow more than 80 percent in the next few years,” said Steve Majoros, Chevrolet director of car marketing.

GALLERY: 2015 Chevrolet Trax

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2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Can Hit 60 MPH in Under 3 Seconds http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/2015-chevrolet-corvette-z06-can-hit-60-mph-3-seconds.html http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/10/2015-chevrolet-corvette-z06-can-hit-60-mph-3-seconds.html#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2014 17:15:41 +0000 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/?p=257965 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Can Hit 60 MPH in Under 3 Seconds 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Can Hit 60 MPH in Under 3 Seconds
When Chevrolet announced the Corvette Z06 earlier this year, we knew it would be fast, but did you expect numbers like these? Chevrolet says that a fresh-from-the-factory Z06 ‘vette can hit 60 mph from a stand still in just 2.95 seconds. That time comes with the eight-speed automatic, while seven-speed manual equipped models can do... more]]>
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When Chevrolet announced the Corvette Z06 earlier this year, we knew it would be fast, but did you expect numbers like these?

Chevrolet says that a fresh-from-the-factory Z06 ‘vette can hit 60 mph from a stand still in just 2.95 seconds. That time comes with the eight-speed automatic, while seven-speed manual equipped models can do the sprint in 3.2 seconds.

The 1/4 mile times don’t disappoint either as the eight-speed did a 10.95-second time, while the 7-speed manual clocked in a 11.2. Both models featured identical 127 MPH trap speeds.

See Also: 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 Tears Up the ‘Ring

The Z06 also boasts some impressive braking and handling numbers, stopping from 60 mph in just 99.6 feet. According to GM, that’s the best braking performance of any production car they have ever tested. The Corvette Z06 also achieves 1.2 g in lateral acceleration, besting the Corvette’s previous top performance of 1.13 g.

A 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine lies under the hood of the Z06, making 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque, helping deliver those impressive speeds. These numbers were all achieved with the option Z07 performance package which delivers the most downforce of any production car GM has ever tested.

Chevrolet also mentioned that the new Z06 is a whole second faster than the old ZR1 around the Milford Road Course, but these numbers point to a car that’s as fast as supercars that cost almost twice as much as the ‘vette. For example, an Audi R8 does the 0-60 time in 3.2 seconds and costs $188,995, while the Z06 costs just $78,995. Of course, there’s more to sports cars than just straight-line speeds, but so far the Z06 seems like a great value for the performance.

GALLERY: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 Tears Up the Ring http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/09/2015-chevy-corvette-z06-goes-high-speed-testing-nurburgring.html http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/09/2015-chevy-corvette-z06-goes-high-speed-testing-nurburgring.html#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:10:43 +0000 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/?p=257847 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 Tears Up the ‘Ring 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 Tears Up the ‘Ring
The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 might be looking to break some records. The upcoming sports car has been spotted out on the Nürburgring conducting some high-speed testing and it’s likely that the American automaker is looking to set a record of some sort with the Corvette Z06. While it’s unlikely that the Z06 will break the... more]]>
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The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 might be looking to break some records.

The upcoming sports car has been spotted out on the Nürburgring conducting some high-speed testing and it’s likely that the American automaker is looking to set a record of some sort with the Corvette Z06. While it’s unlikely that the Z06 will break the Porsche 918 Spyder’s production lap record of 6:57, the Z06 could trump the former ZR1′s lap time of 7:19.63.

SEE ALSO: 2015 Chevy Corvette Z06 Priced from $78,995

At the very least, Chevrolet and its engineers will want to establish an official Nürburgring lap time for the Z06 and it wouldn’t be a surprise if it’s plenty faster than the C6 ZR1. The company has already confirmed in the past that the Z06 equipped with the Z07 Performance Package is faster than the ZR1 on most tracks, so it’s just a matter of time before we find out how the Z06 stacks up against past Corvette models.

Powering the Corvette Z06 is a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 cranking 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque and will be heading to showrooms early next year priced from $78,995.

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GALLERY: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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2016 Chevy Camaro Hits the Ring in Latest Spy Photos http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/09/2016-chevy-camaro-hits-ring-latest-spy-photos.html http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2014/09/2016-chevy-camaro-hits-ring-latest-spy-photos.html#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:56:04 +0000 http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/?p=257742 2016 Chevy Camaro Hits the ‘Ring in Latest Spy Photos 2016 Chevy Camaro Hits the ‘Ring in Latest Spy Photos
Chevy is in Germany with prototypes of the 2016 Camaro, taking them around one of the world’s most grueling test tracks.  Spotted on the Nurburgring, Chevy is already shaking down a high-performance version of the new Camaro as evidenced by the quad tailpipes, large wheels, rear spoiler and hood vents seen on the test car. For... more]]>
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Chevy is in Germany with prototypes of the 2016 Camaro, taking them around one of the world’s most grueling test tracks. 

Spotted on the Nurburgring, Chevy is already shaking down a high-performance version of the new Camaro as evidenced by the quad tailpipes, large wheels, rear spoiler and hood vents seen on the test car. For 2016, the car is getting an all-new look and a new platform known as Alpha, which the Camaro will now share with the Cadillac ATS and CTS.

SEE ALSO: 2016 Camaro Spy Photos

The chassis switch should help the Camaro cut some weight, while you can still expect a choice of six- and eight-cylinder engines under the hood. Rumor has it a turbocharged four-cylinder engine will also be joining the lineup to directly take the fight to the new 2015 Ford Mustang.

GALLERY: 2016 Chevy Camaro Nurburgring Spy Photos

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