Author Archives: Andrew Spears

2014 Chevrolet Spark Punting Its Four-Speed Automatic for a CVT

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Chevrolet is making a seemingly minor running transmission change to its micro Spark hatchback for 2014, replacing the little bugger's optional four-speed automatic with a continuously variable unit. The update was first reported by Green Car Reports, and Chevrolet confirmed to us that it is accurate. We describe the CVT swap as being seemingly minor ...

Feature Flick: Chevy Monza Gets Supercharged With 5 Leafblowers

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On their Roadkill video trips, David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan are used to buying vehicles of questionable repute, and putting them to the test. By Roadkill standards, the Chevrolet Monza they bought in Ohio was a relative gem. Factory-equipped with a 305 V-8 and a four-speed manual, the disco-era fastback proved itself capable of burnouts ...

Transformers’ Bumblebee Camaro and Optimus Prime Spied Near Movie Studios

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California may have earthquakes, high unemployment, suffocating taxes and onerous environmental and business regulations, but the state enjoys some of the best weather in the country, and is the center of the country’s, if not the world’s entertainment industry. Those that work in “the biz” see it as just a job, and some things that ...

2014 Chevrolet Spark EV to Cost $27,495

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The 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV will start at $27,495 before government incentives when it goes on sale this summer. Those eligible for a $7500 federal tax credit could pay just under $20,000, while state incentives could lower the price to as little as $17,495. In California, the Spark EV is eligible for the HOV lane ...
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