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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 ...

Dubai Cops Roll In Chevy Camaro SS Style

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It’s been nearly 11 years since Chevrolet offered an actual police equipment package for the Camaro, but that apparently hasn’t deterred the Dubai Police force, as they’re now rocking a brand new 2013 Camaro SS coupe. Like Dubai’s other patrol cars, the Camaro wears white paint along with green bodyside and hood striping – the latter ...

Feature Flick: Modified Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Stars In “Turbo” Movie

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A modified Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will star in one of the summer’s upcoming animated movies, “Turbo.” In this new video, Chevrolet representatives discuss the car and what it means for the new DreamWorks movie. The new movie “Turbo” follows the story of an eponymous snail with a desire for speed. One day, he’s sucked into the ...

Transformers 4: Bumblebee Becomes A 1967 Chevrolet Camaro

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The slow roll-out of vehicles used in Transformers 4 continues. After teasing the new Optimus Prime and a tricked-out 2014 Corvette Stingray yesterday, director Michael Bay followed up today by showing the car slated to star as Bumblebee: a highly-modified 1967 Chevrolet Camaro. In Bay’s string of Transformers motion pictures, Bumblebee’s automotive form has always been ...

Feature Flick: Chevrolet Celebrates National Donut Day with a ZL1

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“Mmm, donuts,” is one of Homer Simpson’s most recognized lines. While many of us have celebrated National Donut Day, which falls on June 7, Chevrolet may have taken the, uh, not-donut pastry for the best way to enjoy donuts: with a Camaro ZL1. To celebrate the day commemorating the circular, be-holed, sugary confections, Chevrolet rolled out ...

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 ...

GM Suggests Shorter Oil Change Schedules for 779,000 Cars

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General Motors is revising in-car oil change warnings for 778,956 vehicles. The change affects vehicles sold with the company’s 2.4-liter I-4, including the 2010-2012 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain, Buick Regal, and Buick LaCrosse models. Late last year, GM decided to update the software to shorten oil change interval warnings after noticing warranty claims for worn-out chains ...

2014 Mazda 6, 2013 Toyota Avalon Named Ward’s 10 Best Interiors

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WardsAuto has released its 2013 rankings of the 10 best interiors. Seven of the top interiors came from Asian automakers, while the remaining three all came from General Motors and Chrysler. Notably missing from this year’s list are any European automakers – last year, Audi, Land Rover, and Volkswagen all took home honors. However, this year, ...

2014 Toyota Corolla Versus Rivals: By The Numbers

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The Toyota Corolla has long been one of the bestselling models in its class, but how will the new car stack up in the crowded compact sedan segment? To see, we pitted the 2014 Toyota Corolla sedan’s specifications against those of its closest rivals. As the chart below reveals, the segment is relatively homogenous. Four-cylinder engines ...

Garage-Built GM LS-based V-12 Built for Airplane, Suburban, Next Bound for 280 Z

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Few have accused the GM LS-series third and fourth-generation small-block V-8s of being underpowered or not big enough. The engine’s near-universal ubiquity as the engine swap of choice for just about anything on four wheels (and some on two) is a testament to the engine’s popularity as a relatively compact and lightweight powerhouse. But for ...
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