Archives for September 27th, 2013

GM’s Reuss would like a ‘nice, light, rear-drive car that’s inexpensive’

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We'll admit we had to read the quote from General Motors President of North America Mark Reuss a few times just to make sure we weren't missing something obvious. But it is correct – Reuss told Automotive News he'd like 'A really nice, light, rear-drive car that's inexpensive...' to join the Chevrolet line-up. Which means, ...

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Rated at 460 HP

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When General Motors unveiled the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray earlier this year, it left out one piece of information: the car’s power ratings. Now, the automaker says the C7 Corvette will officially be good for 455 hp at 6000 rpm and 460 lb-ft of torque at 4600 rpm, or 460 hp at 6000 rpm and ...

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Gets 46 MPG Highway

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The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel has been officially tested by the EPA, and the agency says the new sedan will return fuel economy of 27/33/46 mpg (city/combined/highway). That makes the Cruze Diesel more efficient on the highway than its main rival, the Volkswagen Jetta TDI. The Chevrolet Cruze Diesel uses a 2.0-liter inline-four turbodiesel engine with ...

2014 Chevrolet Stingray Coupe and Convertible Priced, Won’t Sting the Wallet

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Fourteen-hundred clams. Big ones. Greenbacks. That’s how many dollars sit between the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coupe and Stingray convertible’s base prices relative to the outgoing models’ prices of entry. Chevy has finally announced complete pricing for the totally redesigned, seventh-generation Corvette coupe and convertible, and it’s nearly shocking how little of an increase there ...

Power Wheels builds a C7 Corvette for the kids

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If you thought the idea of a 30-mile per gallon Corvette seemed crazy, just wait until you see the all-electric version of the Stingray. Fisher-Price has created a new Power Wheels machine based on the C7 Corvette, and like its full-scale namesake, this kid's toy promises great performance. Fisher-Price says this is the fastest Power Wheels ...

Chevrolet Adds Three Limited-Edition Colors to 2014 Sonic’s Palette

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The 2014 Chevrolet Sonic, available in purple for a limited time only! In a bid to garner more appeal among fashion-conscious, color-reactive buyers, Chevrolet has announced it is adding three limited-edition colors to the Sonic‘s options list this year. The three colors will only be available for short periods of time, guaranteeing customers a level ...

Next-gen Chevy Volt could be $10,000 cheaper

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A sub-$30,000 Chevrolet Volt? General Motors CEO Dan Akerson says that could be in the making within a year, Car and Driver reports. Akerson, speaking recently at a green-technology conference in California, said the company may be able to shave as much as $10,000 off the sticker price of the next-generation version of the extended-range plug-in. ...