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Corvette-Powered Last-Generation Chevrolet Spark Hits eBay

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Your wildest Forza Motorsport 4 dreams have just come true – someone has dropped a Chevrolet Corvette’s LS7 V-8 into a previous-generation Chevrolet Spark. As the internet would say “mind=blown.” Built by Fourdin Auto Sport, this last-gen Chevrolet Spark (also known as the Chevrolet Matiz) has ditched its pint-sized four-pot for the Corvette Z06′s massive LS7 ...

2012 SEMA: Top 7 Bowties – 2014 Chevrolet Impala, New and Old Camaros

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We’ve hunted down all the special Chevrolets at the 2012 SEMA show, new and old. The bowtie brand occupied a good portion of Central Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center, but there were plenty of gems throughout the floor. Here’s our list of the top seven standouts: 2014 Chevrolet Impala Since the 2014 Impala isn’t on ...

In the Cockpit with the 202-mph Lingenfelter Camaro ZL1 on Hot Rod Unlimited

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Last week, we interviewed Hot Rod magazine’s David Freiburger, who piloted a Camaro ZL1 tuned by Lingenfelter Performance Engineering (LPE) to more than 200 mph (202.67 mph to be exact) at the Continental Tires proving grounds in Uvalde, Texas. Today, we bring you the latest episode of Hot Rod Unlimited on our Motor Trend YouTube ...

Toyota Yaris to Aston Martin Vanquish: IAC Ready to Provide Vehicle Armor for All

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You wouldn’t recognize one if it was parked right next to you, and that’s the point. International Armoring Corporation has armored more than 8000 vehicles over the last decade, and instead of screaming for attention with over-the-top armored cars like the ludicrous Dartz Prombron or cars from Conquest Vehicles, IAC prefers its vehicles keep a ...

2012 SEMA: Our Top 10 Favorite Rides from Las Vegas

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The 2012 SEMA show has been nothing short of automotive sensory overload. We’ve already shared the weird and the quirky — now it’s time to share our picks of the top 10 best rides we’ve seen during our days-long exploration of the Las Vegas Convention Center. Dodge Challenger SRT8 Project Ultraviolet It may not sound ...

Bennett ZX-1 is F-22 Raptor Meets C6 Corvette

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The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette might be just around the corner, but that isn’t stopping Wisconsin-based Bennett Coachworks from working its magic on the current-generation C6 Corvette. The result is an 860-hp custom dubbed the Bennett ZX-1, which looks like the offspring of the C6 ‘Vette and an F-22 Raptor. As you’d expect, the Bennett ZX-1 starts ...

Hot Rod Unlimited Episode 25 – 1967 Chevrolet Impala DIY Backyard Paintjob

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Owning and building custom classic cars is a dream of many automotive enthusiasts, but a number of factors keep many of us from pursuing that dream. But the staff of Hot Rod wanted to prove that having a sweet classic ride doesn’t have to break the bank. With the help of some friends and hosting ...

Callaway Cars Reveals 2014 Corvette-Based AeroWagon Concept

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Want a 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray but need a bit more cargo space? Callaway Cars may have the answer with this AeroWagon concept. Callaway has a long history of modifying Corvettes, both for better performance by way of new suspension parts and superchargers, and also with bespoke bodywork. The AeroWagon is based on the 2014 Chevrolet ...

Old vs. New: Pro-Touring 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Takes on 2012 Camaro ZL1

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Were the good ol’ days really that good? Many who grew up in the heyday of the American muscle car often make the claim that vintage muscle will smoke modern muscle any day of the week. With high-horsepower newcomers like the 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, however, that may no longer be the case. To find ...

Watch a Real Car-to-Robot Transformer in Action

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Only in Japan – the land of Astro Boy and Asimo – a Japanese engineer has developed a fully functioning real transformer robot. Conceived and built by engineer and confessed robot fanatic Kenji Ishida, this real-world “Transformer-robot-car” transforms in around four seconds from a sports car to robot and has 22 servo motors. Ishida will only make ...