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Top 10 Cheapest Convertibles

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The weather is warmer, the days are longer, spring has arrived, and we find ourselves once again lusting after a top-down road trip. While few of us can enjoy the glamor of, say, a Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible (MSRP: $238,000), there are plenty of more affordable droptop cars. Here are the ten cheapest new ...

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Rated at 29 MPG

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Bit by bit, the full stats on the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray have been making their way out to the public. Today’s nugget? Fuel economy – the 2014 Corvette Stingray has achieved an Environmental Protection Agency-estimated rating of 17/29 mpg city highway. The 2014 Corvette’s fuel economy ratings are pretty respectable for your average car, but ...

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 ...

GM March Sales Up 6.4 Percent Despite Model Changeovers

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Model changeovers were the name of the game for General Motors’ March 2013 sales results. While the company was up 6.4 percent over last March, a number of the company’s flagship models saw big percentage drops due to changeovers to all-new models. GM’s March sales totaled 245,950 and all four of the automaker’s brands were ...

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Starts at $51,995

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After its debut at the Detroit auto show earlier this year, enthusiasm for the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray hasn’t died down. Now, we have official pricing information for the C7 Vette: the coupe will start at $51,995 and the convertible will run $56,995, both including destination. The 2014 price represents an increase of just $1400 on ...

“Transformers 4″ To Feature Chevrolet Corvette, Bugatti Veyron

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Get ready for even more explosions and brightly-painted exotic cars. Paramount Pictures has revealed three of the vehicular stars of “Transformers 4,” the next movie from the blockbuster series that has grossed a combined $2.6 billion globally. The film’s 2014 Chevrolet Corvette is bright green, with black stripes on the sides and a giant rear wing. ...

First 2014 Corvette Convertible Sells For $1 Million

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If you were hoping to snag the first 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray convertible, you are now out of luck. The first example of the new droptop just sold this weekend at Barrett-Jackson’s Palm Beach auction for a cool $1 million. We reported last month that the first example of the new C7 Corvette convertible would be ...

We Hear: GM May Expand ATS/CTS Plant for Next-Gen Camaro

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A new report from The Detroit News reveals that General Motors will invest up to $38 million to expand its Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant. The expansion would allow the plant to build the next-generation Chevrolet Camaro. GM has reportedly already asked the city of Lansing, Michigan, for a tax abatement for its expansion. GM announced ...

Lingenfelter, Hurst Transform Camaros Into Modern Pontiac Trans Ams at SEMA 2012

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As much as car fans want the Pontiac Trans Am to be revived, that may never happen. Luckily, until GM revives the classic nameplate, we have the aftermarket to hold us over. Enter Lingenfelter Performance Engineering and the aptly named Trans Am Depot, both of which offer a take on the classic muscle car icon. Lingenfelter ...

Top 10 Vehicles that Deserve Two-Door Coupe Variants

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Not as many two-door coupes are available today as there once were, and we think that’s a shame. From a subcompact four-door hatchback to a pricey and powerful luxury SUV, we’ve found 10 gaps in the new car market where we’d like to see two-door variants of four-door sedans, hatchbacks, and SUVs. While a handful ...
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