Author Archives: Wade Sedillo

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Performance Numbers: What You Really Want To Know

We can talk all day about heritage-influence styling cues, powerful V-8 engines, seven-speed manual transmissions, and lord knows what else when it comes to the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray. But for enthusiasts, there’s only one overriding question: What’ll she do? Now, we know. Chevrolet ...

Civic, Elantra Top April 2013 Compact Sales

The Honda Civic and Hyundai Elantra together staged an upset in April compact sales. The Civic earned the top spot, while a hot-selling Elantra surged forwards, bumping the Toyota Corolla into third place. Honda sold 26,453 Civics last month, beating all of its competitors by a wide margin. Those Civic sales represent an 8.3-percent year-over-year increase, ...

GM warning 800,000 owners that their cars may need oil changes more frequently than they say

The days of changing your engine oil every 3,000 miles are long gone thanks to most cars having automatic oil monitoring systems, but about 800,000 General Motors vehicles apparently have incorrect monitoring software that is leading to premature engine component wear. According to Autoweek, certain 2010-2012 Buick LaCrosse, Regal, Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain models ...

Stock Miata beats bunch of high-powered cars in wet 1/4-mile drag race

When is a stock, 167-horsepower Mazda MX-5 Miata quicker than a Chevrolet Corvette, Ford Mustang, Lamborghini Gallardo, Lotus Elise and a Porsche 911? When it's raining. Sort of. Mazda Canada arranged a unique drag race to show off the fact that the Miata's optional power retractable folding hardtop can go from top-down to top-up in just ...

GM reportedly recalling select 2014 Silverado, Sierra pickups over airbag issue

General Motors is recalling 843 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Crew Cab pickups, due to a fault with the vehicle's airbags. According to GM, the airbags may not inflate properly in the event of a crash. There haven't been any crashes or injuries associated with this recall, which is always good. Naturally, repairs will ...

Spied: Chevrolet Preps Next ZR1 Corvette

Our spy photographers caught a fleet of supercars accompanying prototypes of the next-generation Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. The grouping, which is likely an opportunity for General Motors engineers to benchmark the supercars, hints at the performance level Chevrolet plans for its next ZR1. Our shooter spotted the convoy leaving GM’s Milford proving grounds and attacking winding back ...
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