Archives for July 25th, 2013

Feature Flick: 69-Car Simultaneous Burnout Sets New Record

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A new Guiness World Record has been set for the largest simultaneous car tire burnout, and this Feature Flick documents the momentous and smoke-filled occasion. The record-setting stunt took place at the Canberra Exhibition Park in Australia where 69 cars where more than 10,000 spectators were on hand to witness automotive history being made. The ...

Feature Flicks: Hot Rod Power Tour 2013 Days 1-6

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We teased you last week promising full coverage of the 2013 Hot Rod Power Tour just as the Motor Trend Channel’s video editing team was putting the finishing touches on the installments. Well, if you’re a fan of American muscle, consider your patience rewarded. Below is coverage of days 1-6 of the 2013 Hot Rod ...

Epic Drives Explores the Classic Cars of Cuba

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If you’re a fan of salsa music, mojitos, or fine cigars, you owe a debt of gratitude to the island nation of Cuba, which has been isolated from much of the outside world, and its northern neighbor, the United States, for nearly six decades due to a trade embargo following the ascent of communist revolutionary ...

Nineties Collectibles: Mazda RX-7, Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1, GMC Syclone/Typhoon

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BY PAUL DUCHENE MULTIPLE PHOTOGRAPHERS TOM DREW, AARON KILEY, AND THE MANUFACTURERS America’s “Lost Generation” of doggy cars (1974–1990) officially came to an end with the introduction of the Chevrolet Corvette ZR-1 in March 1989 in Geneva, Switzerland. Suddenly, fast was good again and an 85-mph speedo was 100 percent too slow. The performance cars ...

Chevy ad compares Spark EV with Ferrari 458 Italia

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Chevrolet's new commercial for the 2014 Spark EV emphasizes the little hatchback's performance over pretty much everything else, and it even goes as far as to compare it to a Ferrari 458 Italia. That's right, the electric bubble is pitched in the commercial as having a higher torque figure than the Ferrari – and it ...

Chevrolet Exporting Corvette Coupe to South Korea for $76,500

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Chevrolet will start exporting its all-American icon, the Corvette, to South Korea. The introduction of the Corvette will continue the expansion of the Chevrolet brand in Korea, and comes about a year after the company launched the Camaro sports car there. The Corvette coupe will go on sale in May for 86.4 million Korean won, the ...