Archives for April, 2013 - Page 5

Review: 2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 goes to Hell and back

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2009 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 – Click above for high-res image gallery Torque is good. More torque is better. And when you have more than 600 lb-ft of the stuff at your disposal with just a tip of your right toe, life is fantastic. Now, if it would just stop raining, things would be perfect. Such is ...

Chevrolet, Barrett-Jackson Auctioning First 2014 Corvette Stingray This Weekend

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Want to be the first to own a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette? Be prepared to pony up a pretty penny – and be prepared to do so at this weekend’s Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona. General Motors announced late yesterday that the first salable 2014 Corvette Stingray will be auctioned this coming weekend at Barrett-Jackson’s annual Scottsdale ...

Chevrolet C7 Corvette Spied Wearing Stripes—It Could Be Anything, Or Nothing

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We bring you a fun game of Name That Corvette, in the form of a Chevrolet C7 Corvette caught testing wearing a dapper yellow paint job with silver stripes. Our spy photographers seem to think they stumbled onto something more than a regular-grade C7 test mule, either the next Z06 or even a resurrected Grand ...

2013 Nissan Altima Earns Five-Star Safety Rating from NHTSA

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The 2013 Nissan Altima is the latest midsize sedan to earn from the NHTSA a five-star safety rating in New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) testing. The previous-generation Altima only earned four stars from the NHTSA’s NCAP test, which has a five-star maximum rating. Inside, the 2013 Altima has driver and front-passenger seat-mounted side-impact air bags, roof-mounted ...

Recall Central: 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Suspension; 2012 Chevrolet Camaro, Cruze, Sonic, Buick Verano Airbags

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2013 Chevrolet Malibu The Problem: Some nuts in the rear suspension of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu may not have been torqued correctly. Initially this could cause suspension noise and some wayward handling; as the bolts become looser over time, they could eventually give way and cause what General Motors terms “sudden changes in vehicle handling” ...