Under the Hood: What is Carbon Fiber?

Under the Hood: What is Carbon Fiber?
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Dietary fiber is good for the body. Among its many benefits, plant-based roughage speeds digestion, helps stave off hunger and can even lower cholesterol levels. Doctors are always urging their patients to eat more of the stuff. Continue Reading...

Commute, Toy or Destroy – Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, Nissan GT-R, Porsche 911 Turbo

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Commute, Toy or Destroy – Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, Nissan GT-R, Porsche 911 Turbo
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We are back with this week’s installment of AutoGuide’s newest, interactive weekly feature ‘Commute, Toy or Destroy’. Continue Reading...

New Corvette ZR1 Could Top 700 HP

New Corvette ZR1 Could Top 700 HP
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The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray hasn’t even hit dealerships yet, but the rumor mill is already churning on possible powerplants for the next Z06 and ZR1 high-performance models. Continue Reading...

Why You Should, Or Shouldn’t, Upgrade to Carbon Ceramic Brakes

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Why You Should, Or Shouldn’t, Upgrade to Carbon Ceramic Brakes
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When was the last time a car’s braking performance made headlines? Or when a vehicle’s defining feature was listed as its ability to come to a stop in a hurry? Continue Reading...

Corvette ZR1 Pace Car Running Practice Laps – Video

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Just announced as the pace car for the 96th Indy 500, the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 will be the most powerful to fulfill the role in history.  Continue Reading...

Chevy Silverado Truck Packs A Supercharged LS9 Under The Hood [Video]

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Shoving small block engines into short bed, half-ton trucks is nothing new. But a supercharged LS9 from a Corvette ZR1 into a Chevrolet Silverado pickup? Now that’s something worth checking out. Aside from the side exit exhaust on the truck – which is a pretty common modification on Silverados – absolutely nothing else has been… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Corvette C7 ZR1 Rendered By Jalopnik

Chevrolet Corvette C7 ZR1 Rendered By Jalopnik
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  One of America’s most iconic sports car is due for a refresh and now renderings of the new Chevrolet Corvette C7 has hit the Internet thanks to hours of hard work from Jalopnik who got a glimpse of the next generation They decided to do all of us automotive nuts a favor, whipping up… Continue Reading...

Lingenfelter Offers Three Engine Packages For 2009-2012 Corvette ZR1

Lingenfelter Offers Three Engine Packages For 2009-2012 Corvette ZR1
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Lingenfelter Performance Engineering has been hard at work tuning the LS9 found in 2009-2012 Chevrolet Corvettes, and now has three engine packages for those hungry for more horsepower. The first, offers up to 680-hp thanks to a supercharger pulley upgrade, while the remaining two are both supercharger system upgrades, one of which brings power output… Continue Reading...

Corvette ZR1 Sets New 7:19.63 Nurburgring Lap Time, Just Off Porsche GT2 RS Record [Video]

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To showcase just how much a few small changes can mean, Chevrolet took the updated 2012 Corvette ZR1 to the Nurburgring, knocking 6 seconds off the car’s previous best time set back in 2008. The new 7:19.63 lap time was set by Corvette engineer Jim Mero and is a solid three seconds off the Viper… Continue Reading...

Edmunds Lists The Best And Worst Fuel Economy Among Sports Cars

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Edmunds Lists The Best And Worst Fuel Economy Among Sports Cars
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A big-name outlet like Edmunds.com may get a lot of sports cars, but it’s not all burnouts and apexes—they have to pay for them as well. So they tallied up the fuel costs among 9 sports cars over one month to see what $4-gallon gas gets you these days if you’re not schlepping about in… Continue Reading...

Rick Hendrick Builds His Own Corvette Engine

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Rick Hendrick Builds His Own Corvette Engine
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Even though owners are themselves putting together these engines, once assembled, each of the LS7 and LS9 motors in the program, is still backed by GM’s 5-year 100,000 mile warranty, just like any other. Continue Reading...

Corvette Ad from 12 Hours of Sebring: Asked to Dial-Down ZR1 ‘Just to be Fair’ [Video]

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Chevy’s had some entertaining commercials as of late, from a memorable Super Bowl spot for the new Camaro this year, to last year’s ‘America still builds rockets‘ Corvette ad. Well, the boys at Chevy’s marketing agency quietly introduced a new ad for the ‘Vette over the weekend during the 12 Hours of Sebring race. In… Continue Reading...

Brad Paisley Hero Edition Corvette ZR1 Winner Announced

Brad Paisley Hero Edition Corvette ZR1 Winner Announced
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Two one-of-a-kind Chevrolet Corvettes were given away recently at the Corvette Dream Giveaway, one of them being this 2010 Brad Paisley Hero Edition Corvette ZR1. The other was a 1967 Corvette convertible Sting Ray. The draw was created to aid in the expansion of the Kids Wish Network’s “Hero” program and the Corvette Dream Giveaway’s… Continue Reading...

Chevrolet Dealers Revive COPO Camaros For 2011

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Chevrolet Dealers Revive COPO Camaros For 2011
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In the glory days of the muscle car, Chevrolet dealers would sometimes manipulate GM’s centralized ordering system to whip up some crazy concoctions with performance parts not normally available on regular production cars from the Bowtie brand. Nowadays, the COPO cars (as they’re known, in honor of GM’s Central Office Production Order system) can bring… Continue Reading...

2011 Vauxhall VXR8 Makes Us Weep For Pontiac G8

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2011 Vauxhall VXR8 Makes Us Weep For Pontiac G8
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Although the good Lord chose to take the Pontiac G8 from us far too early in its life, other countries can still enjoy GM’s Zeta platform superstar in all it’s Holden Commodore-based goodness. The United Kingdom is particularly privileged, as it gets this Vauxhall VXR8, seemingly adorned in Rape Yellow, and it comes equipped with a… Continue Reading...

Turbocharged Chevy Express Van Embarrasses Corvette ZR1 And Driver

Turbocharged Chevy Express Van Embarrasses Corvette ZR1 And Driver
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What do you get when you take an AWD Chevrolet Express Van and toss in a 5.3L Vortec V8 motor? Just another heavy gas guzzler. Now what if you tossed in a Z06 cam and a 72mm turbocharger? Now you’re talking about a 7,300 lb tank that probably pushes well over 600-hp and 600 ft-lbs… Continue Reading...

Juan Pablo Montoya Hammers on the ZR1 at GM’s Milford Proving Grounds [video]

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With the recent success of Chevy‘s Corvette Racing series and the new “America Still Builds Rockets” Corvette commercial, the marketing folks at GM are going full swing to promote the ‘Vette. The latest effort is equally awesome, with GM inviting F1-turned NASCAR driver Juan Pablo Montoya out to the company’s Milford Proving Grounds to test… Continue Reading...

Chevy Extends Big Corvette Incentives to ZR1 Model

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Chevy Extends Big Corvette Incentives to ZR1 Model
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When the ultra high-performance Corvette ZR1 first debuted dealers hiked up the price as enthusiasts clamored to get their hands on what is easily the greatest value for a performance vehicle in the world. Over a year later and the price gouging has disappeared. So much so, in fact, that GM is now faced with… Continue Reading...
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