2015 Chevrolet Performance Cars

2015 Chevrolet Performance Cars

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America’s Favorite Performance Car Line Expands in 2015 with the new Corvette Z06 Convertible. Chevrolet to offer 14 performance models. Chevrolet Performance Cars for 2015: With the addition of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet will offer 14 performance car models for enthusiasts, ranging from 323 to 625 horsepower. With the introduction of the 2015 Corvette Z06 Convertible, Chevrolet offers enthusiasts, 14 distinct performance-car models – including nine Camaro models, the SS performance sedan, and four Corvette models. Output ranges from 323 to an estimated 625 horsepower. Mark Reuss Speaks About Chevrolet Performance Cars for 2015 “Chevrolet has been America’s best-selling performance brand for four consecutive years, due in part to the breadth of our lineup,” said Mark Reuss, executive vice president, Global Product Development. “For 2015, we will…
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GM Opens Restored Durant-Dort Factory One | Vette Vues Magazine

GM Opens Restored Durant-Dort Factory One | Vette Vues Magazine

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General Motors opened the restored Durant-Dort Factory One, considered to be the company's birthplace and an epicenter of the global auto industry. It includes archive and research center and community meeting space. 2017-05-01 [caption id="attachment_2763" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Durant-Dort Factory One, in Flint, Michigan, where General Motors founder William Crapo "Billy" Durant and partner Josiah Dallas Dort started the Flint Road Cart Company in 1886. Photo: Jason Robinson.[/caption] FLINT, Mich. - General Motors today opened the restored Durant-Dort Factory One, considered to be the company's birthplace and an epicenter of the global auto industry. Once home to the Flint Road Cart Co., established in 1886 by William Crapo "Billy" Durant and business partner Josiah Dallas Dort, it includes event space and a modern archive where future generations can learn about the…
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Mecum Sponsors Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevy In Indy 500 | Vette Vues Magazine

Mecum Sponsors Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevy In Indy 500 | Vette Vues Magazine

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[caption id="attachment_2798" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Mecum Auctions primary sponsor of No. 24 Dreyer and Reinbold Racing Chevrolet at the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 May 2017.[/caption] Mecum Auctions announced that it will be the primary sponsor for the No. 24 Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Chevrolet at the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 set for Sunday, May 28, 2017, with the young star Sage Karam driving at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The world’s largest collector-car auction company, Mecum Auctions, also sponsored the Dreyer & Reinbold entry driver Oriol Servia, who placed fourth at the 2012 Indy 500. Karam won the “Hard Charger” award in 2014 driving from 31st to ninth. Last year, Karam, the 22-year-old Nazareth, Pa., driver, worked his way up from the back of the pack in…
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39th Corvette Chevy Expo Galveston | Galveston Island Convention Center

39th Corvette Chevy Expo Galveston | Galveston Island Convention Center

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[caption id="attachment_2186" align="aligncenter" width="559"] Corvette/Chevy Expo Poster[/caption] Join me for the 39th Corvette Chevy Expo on the beautiful Galveston Island. The 39th Corvette/Chevy Expo will be returning to the Galveston Island Convention Center, right on the Gulf of Mexico March 11 & 12, 2017. The Corvette/Chevy Expo’s Aftermarket Showcase features Major Vendors selling parts and accessories specific to the Chevrolet brand. You will also see World Class Chevrolet Show Cars beautifully displayed. This is a Concours style judged event, and it is full of awards. Chevrolets that receive 98-100 points also are presented the President's Award. Corvettes that have an NCRS Top Flight ® and a Bloomington Gold Certificate ® may also go for the Tri-Power Award ®. Our Miniature Car Show is open to Pedal Cars, Golf Carts, Go…
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Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 in Congress

Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 in Congress

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Bill to Protect Motorsports Reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives Great news today of the reintroduction of RPM Act (Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017) in Washington D.C. for the Americans’ right to modify street vehicles into dedicated racecars and industry’s right to sell the parts that enable racers to compete. "This bill amends the Clean Air Act to allow the modification of a vehicle's air emission controls if the vehicle is used solely for competition." ~ https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/350 Released: Washington, D.C. (January 9, 2017) [caption id="attachment_1661" align="alignleft" width="128"] Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 in Congress was reintroduced by U.S. Representative Patrick McHenry (R-NC) and his colleagues. Photo By Aigrette (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]SEMA President & CEO Chris Kersting today praised U.S.…
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50 Year Old Camaro Commercial – 1967-

50 Year Old Camaro Commercial – 1967-

1967 Corvette Information, C2 Corvette Information, Other Chevrolet News
Camaro Celebrates its 50th Anniversary - Here is the first ever Chevrolet Camaro Commercial for the 1967 Camaro entitled Camaro Volcano. The Chevrolet Camaro is often referred to as a pony car and a muscle car. The first model year was 1967. The first Camaro(s) went on sale on September 29, 1966. The car shared its platform with the Pontiac Firebird, which 1967 was its first model year. The first generation Camaro ended in 1969.   Production: 195,765 coupe, 25,141 convertible, 220,906 total. Total Super Sports = 34,411 [caption id="attachment_1375" align="aligncenter" width="600"] 1967 Chevrolet Camaro Print Advertisment[/caption] Our next commercial that is now 50 years old, it the 1967 Chevy Impala. For a little history on the Impala, the Chevrolet Impala was first launched as a 1958 and ran to…
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Chevelle Slammer is based on the LT1 engine found in the Corvette Stingray

Chevelle Slammer is based on the LT1 engine found in the Corvette Stingray

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Chevelle Slammer introduces new LT376/535 crate engine based on the LT1 engine found in the Corvette Stingray and Camaro SS, but with a unique camshaft-and-heads package to help it produce 535 horsepower — 75 horsepower more than the LT1 in the Stingray. 2016-10-31 LAS VEGAS — Chevrolet’s Chevelle Slammer concept combines hot-rod style with modern performance and technology, with the all-new LT376/535 crate engine, controllers, and SuperMatic 4L75-E automatic transmission. “The direct-injected LT376/535 is the newest and one of the most technologically advanced crate engines ever from Chevrolet Performance,” said Jim Campbell, GM U.S. vice president of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. “It is based on the LT1 engine found in the Corvette Stingray and Camaro SS, but with a unique camshaft-and-heads package to help it produce 535 horsepower — 75…
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Gary Meadors, Hot Rodder and Founder of Goodguys Rod & Custom Association Has Passed Away

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We are saddened to hear of the loss of a great automotive enthusiasts, Gary Meadors, Hot Rodder and Founder of Goodguys Rod & Custom Association.Gary Meadors, Hot Rodder and Founder of Goodguys Rod & Custom Association passes at age 76.You can read more about him on the Goodguys website:https://www.good-guys.com/hotnews/?p=10338
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Transformers: The Movies that Made Camaro a Star

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A look at the evolution of Bumblebee in the Transformers movie franchise An Corvette Stingray that converts into the Autobot Crosshairs will be featured Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Age of Extinction” in theaters June 27. Much of the work on this vehicle was done at GM Design in Warren, Mich. The Allspark Green Tint paint was formulated specifically for the movie. © General Motors   A Chevrolet Camaro that converts into the iconic Bumblebee returns to the big screen in Michael Bay’s “Transformers: Age of Extinction” in theaters June 27, 2014. The vehicle will be joined by an Allspark Green Tint Corvette Stingray which will play Crosshairs and a Chevrolet Sonic rally car. © General Motors A Chevrolet Camaro that converts into the iconic Bumblebee returns to the big screen in…
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Chevrolet Performance Cars Flex Muscles at SEMA Show

Chevrolet Performance Cars Flex Muscles at SEMA Show

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Concept Corvette, Camaro and SS models highlight breadth of performance range 2013-11-04 Chevrolet reveals three vehicles featured in "Transformers: The Age of Extinction" Monday, November 4, 2013 at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chevrolet has a long history of being involved with the globally celebrated Transformer movie franchise. This Chevrolet Camaro (right) was built under the supervision of GM Design for use in the upcoming film. (Photo by Isaac Brekken for Chevrolet) © General Motors Chevrolet Unveils Nine High-Powered Concepts At SEMAChevrolet reveals three vehicles featured in "Transformers: The Age of Extinction" Monday, November 4, 2013 at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Chevrolet has a long history of being involved with the globally celebrated Transformer movie franchise. This Chevrolet Corvette Stingray was built under the supervision…
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