New Chevrolet NASCAR Race Car Sparks Rumors of Commodore’s Return

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New Chevrolet NASCAR Race Car Sparks Rumors of Commodore’s Return
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The Chevy Impala has become a staple in NASCAR for the past few years, having claimed the checkered flag an astonishing 79 times since 2007. Just this past week, Tony Stewart took the win at Las Vegas and was one of three Impalas in the top five when the race ended. Impressive as that may… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Best Selling Cars of All Time

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Top 10 Best Selling Cars of All Time
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  The numbers are always changing and a new list of the Top 10 best-selling vehicles in history, compiled by 24/7 Wall St. has a new model on top. There are some surprises on the list, but for the most part it all makes sense. Whether they’ve been in production for a long time or… Continue Reading...

Taxis Seized For Street Racing in Toronto, Canada [Video]

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A pair of Chevrolet Impala taxi cabs were seized and their drivers are facing “stunt driving” charges out in Toronto, Ontario Canada when they were caught street racing on Canada’s longest street, Younge Street. Those charged with stunt driving will have their license seized for seven days and face a fine between $2,000 to $10,000…. Continue Reading...

GM Turning To Bankruptcy As Excuse To Avoid Impala Lawsuit

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Even though GM admits that the 2007-2008 Chevrolet Impalas has a faulty rear suspension, they’re hoping to avoid a class-action lawsuit by turning to their bankruptcy – as in, the “New GM” can’t be responsible for the “Old GM’s” mistakes. Seriously? The defect is in a tie-rod design that causes premature wearing of the vehicle’s… Continue Reading...

GM Facing Class-Action Lawsuit Over Defective Tires

GM Facing Class-Action Lawsuit Over Defective Tires
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So far, GM has declined to comment on the suit, because, as spokesman Alan Adler said, the automaker has yet to review it. The company also said that the police spec Impala features a number of different components compared with civilian version including a heavy-duty cooling, electrical system and special suspension. Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Impala’s Demise Marks End Of Six Passenger Sedans

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Chevrolet Impala’s Demise Marks End Of Six Passenger Sedans
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It might come as a surprise to some that it’s possible to purchase a six-passenger sedan, but in previous decades, large sedans with front bench seats and space for an extra passenger in the middle were mainstays of the American automotive landscape. While cars like the Ford Taurus and Mercury Grand Marquis were once available… Continue Reading...

Saab 9-5 And Volkswagen CC Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards

Saab 9-5 And Volkswagen CC Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Awards
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Make way for the new winners! Let’s give the Saab 9-5 and the Volkswagen CC three cheers for earning their places as IIHS Top Safety Pick award winners. Earning good ratings for performance in the Institute’s roof strength test for rollover protection, these luxury vehicles also brought in good ratings for front, side, and rear… Continue Reading...

GM Adds Two Shifts, 2,500 Jobs To Detroit-Hamtramck Plant to Built Malibu, Impala

GM Adds Two Shifts, 2,500 Jobs To Detroit-Hamtramck Plant to Built Malibu, Impala
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General Motors will be adding two shifts and 2,500 hourly and salaried jobs to the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant to build the new Chevrolet Malibu and the next-generation Impala alongside the Chevrolet Volt and Opel Ampera electric cars. Additional shifts and a $69 million investment in equipment have been made to support the next-generation Impala. In… Continue Reading...

Chevy Impala Holding GM Back, Redesign Not Until 2014

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Chevy Impala Holding GM Back, Redesign Not Until 2014
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Chevy, my Chevy, why hast thou forsaken me? The Biblical Impala, dating back to the Burning Bush, still shuffles off the assembly lines in slippers and a tennis-balled walker. But as the rest of GM’s lineup leaps forward into the 21st century, the Impala’s age is starting to become a burden around Chevrolet’s neck. How… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Impala Gets All-New V6, In Production Until 2014

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Chevrolet Impala Gets All-New V6, In Production Until 2014
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With the Chevrolet Impala forced to endure an unbearably long production cycle (8 years by the time its replacement arrives in 2015), Chevrolet’s full-size sedan will need something to ensure it stays relevant in the marketplace, and General Motors is confident that an updated engine will do the trick. The new 3.6L LFX V6 will… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Impala To Get Re-Design In 2014, Rear-Drive Performance Sedan May Follow

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Chevrolet Impala To Get Re-Design In 2014, Rear-Drive Performance Sedan May Follow
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General Motors is hoping that their next Chevrolet Impala, due in 2014, will be looked at as more than just fodder for the rental car lot. With a new platform shared with the Buick Lacrosse, the next Impala, due in 2014, should represent a significant jump in both style and performance – although based on… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Goes For The “Mad Men” Crowd With Sexist Ad

Chevrolet Goes For The “Mad Men” Crowd With Sexist Ad
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Hemmings Motor News dug up this gem of a sexist Chevrolet poster, which evokes the good old days of the 1959 Impala, wanton smoking and treating women as property. For such a PC environment as corporate America, we’re a bit surprised Chevrolet is peddling this. According to Chevrolet’s online store, the brand “… commissions its ad… Continue Reading...

2013 Cadillac SRX, GM Crossovers, Chevrolet Impala To Get 3.0L Twin Turbo V6

2013 Cadillac SRX, GM Crossovers, Chevrolet Impala To Get 3.0L Twin Turbo V6
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Cadillac‘s SRX crossover will get a 3.0L twin-turbo V6 to replace the current 3.0L naturally aspirated V6 and the 2.8L twin-turbo V6 currently offered in the vehicle. The new V6, codenamed LF3, is also set to appear in the redesigned GMC Acadia, Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac XTS. Also planned is a two-mode plug-in… Continue Reading...

“Ridin Swangas” Video Full Of Front-Wheel Drive GM Goodness (Video Inside)

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“Ridin Swangas” Video Full Of Front-Wheel Drive GM Goodness (Video Inside)
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This author has loved hip-hop music since the tender age of 3, when Digital Underground’s “The Humpty Dance” caught my attention. I didn’t really understand the lyric “I once got busy in a Burger King bathroom” but it had a fat bassline and a character from a nursery rhyme, and that was enough for me. In the… Continue Reading...