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Video Find: $37,035 2013 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE Laps VIR Just Six Seconds Behind ZL1

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The 2013 Chevrolet Camaro 1LE was designed to take the Camaro SS into Mustang Boss 302 territory, but on a budget. Rather than break the budget by taking the Camaro 1LE to the Nurburgring, Chevy brought the Camaro and a camera to Virginia International Raceway where it turned a 2:58.34 lap time, about six seconds ...

On the Money? Hagerty’s Top Future Collectibles List Includes VW GTI, Audi RS5

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Hagerty has released its annual “Hagerty Hot List” of the top 10 cars the insurance company believes will become collectible in 20 years. Hagerty’s list is comprised completely of 2013 model-year vehicles that the company thinks will still be desired by enthusiasts in 20 years. Unlike our own list of future collectibles, Hagerty’s rules are a ...

Designer’s on Design: C7 Corvette Designer Talks Convertible, Next Z06, and Those Taillights

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GM is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Chevrolet Corvette this weekend at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, where the new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is making its west coast debut as part of an exhibit featuring rare and historic Corvettes. While we were there, we caught up with C7 Corvette lead exterior ...

Sold: First UK-Spec Chevy Camaro Bought by WTCC Driver Rob Huff

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Though we’ve enjoyed the fifth-generation Chevy Camaro for a few years now, this week marks the very first UK-spec Camaro sale. World Touring Car (WTCC) racer Rob “Huffy” Huff will take delivery of his Camaro in Inferno Orange with black rally stripes from Cambridge Chevrolet. “This is a dream come true,” Huff said in a release. ...

The World’s Greatest Drag Race 2: 4730 Horsepower on One Track

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What do you get when you bring together nine muscle, sports and supercars at an abandoned air strip with a total of 4730 horsepower, 4037 lb-ft of torque, 68 cylinders, and a price tag topping $1.3 million? The World’s Greatest Drag Race 2. Last year, the World’s Greatest Drag Race featured 11 high-performance cars at the ...

Top 13 American Muscle Cars for Independence Day

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I made a big mistake last Friday. While preparing a feature on the Top 10 American Muscle Cars ever built in honor of Independence Day,  I solicited the rest of the Motor Trend staff for their opinions on what Detroit iron belonged on this list. What. An. Awful. Idea. Twenty-six emails later and the list ...

Stock 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Runs 11s in the Quarter Mile

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The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has already found its place among the muscle car elite, but now it can add another feather to its cap – Chevy engineers ran a stock ZL1 at the drag strip and ran the car in the 11-second range with both the automatic and manual transmissions. The results are pretty impressive ...

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 ...

Not a $tingray: Low-Cost Chevrolet Corvette Coupe in the Works

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We’ve heard plenty of enticing details on the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, from its new estimated 450-hp LT1 V-8 engine to the aerodynamic details that may make the C7 the most streamlined Corvette ever. All these details sound great, but enthusiasts actually considering a 2014 Corvette Stingray may only hear dollar signs. That won’t be ...

Has The C7 Chevrolet Corvette’s Nose Just Leaked?

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While automakers go through extraordinary lengths to protect their next-generation cars  from being unveiled prematurely, they often share their designs ahead of time with suppliers to make everything from Hot Wheels cars to stamping pieces for production. As SRT and Chevrolet have discovered, this makes it hard to keep future designs like for the Corvette ...