Archives for July 1st, 2013

We Hear: 2000 Chevrolet Spark Hatchbacks Sold in First Sales Month

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The Chevrolet Spark might not be a runaway sales hit, but GM claims it sold a respectable 2000 units in its first month. The Spark is GM’s new hope to capture younger car buyers, many of whom would otherwise look at pre-owned cars. The five-door hatchback starts at just $12,995, making it one of the least ...

2014 Chevrolet Impala Priced Starting at $27,535, Hits Chevy Dealers Next Spring

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Chevy has been busily remaking its lineup, and the all-new 2014 Chevrolet Impala is another key model — priced at $27, 535 to start — in the brand’s grand plan to have its cars to flying off of dealer lots instead of piling up in rental car slots. From what we’ve seen and driven of it ...

Race-Spec Chevrolet SS Reveals Details of Production Car

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It’s been several decades since NASCAR “stock” cars shared even a common bolt with their showroom-spec namesakes, but starting with the 2013 season, the cars will start to show a little more resemblance to their production versions, and one of the most anticipated, that’s scheduled to be revealed to the public exactly one week from ...

Report: GM Increasing Chevy Volt, Plug-In Output By 20 Percent

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General Motors may be looking to ramp up production of its plug-in hybrid-electric vehicles in 2013. A new report states that the automaker is looking to pump out roughly 36,000 Chevrolet Volts this year, an increase of around 20 percent over 2012. To put that into perspective, Chevrolet sold 23,461 Volts in the U.S. last ...

C7 Corvette turbo with 1,000 horsepower promised from Hennessey

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If you can't wait for the next-generation Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, Hennessey says they will have you covered. The Texas-based company has announced it will offer a spate of upgrades for the 2014 Corvette ranging from a range of bolt-on options all the way up to a 1,000-horsepower, twin-turbo system. Buyers can start with a cold ...

John Heinricy Drives Chevy Corvette 427, Talks About C7 on The Downshift

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John Heinricy takes a spin in the last special-edition C6 model, the Corvette 427 convertible, on this episode of The Downshift. The former director of GM Performance, Heinricy worked for the automaker for nearly four decades with about one-third of his time spent on Corvette development including the C4 and C5 models. The 505-hp 7.0-liter ...