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SRT Viper vs. ZR1, Detroit Show Roundtable Debate on Wide Open Throttle

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In the latest Wide Open Throttle video, Jessi Lang and other Motor Trend hosts gather for a roundtable discussion about the controversial SRT Viper/Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 comparison. Additionally, Angus MacKenzie, Jonny Lieberman, Ed Loh, and Scott Evan pick a few winners and losers from the Detroit auto show before ending the episode by picking a ...

The Battle Continues: Sights and Sounds of the Camaro ZL1 and Mustang Shelby GT500

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During our recent comparison test of the 580-hp 2013 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 and the 662-hp 2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500, we awarded the bow-tie the win despite its power disadvantage and slower acceleration times. The Camaro ZL1 shined thanks to its fully independent suspension and magnetorheological shock absorbers. Now, Automobile has released a video describing ...

Ford Mustang Boss 302 vs. Baja Trophy Truck: Which is Faster Down Drag Strip?

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While many of us like to take our four-wheel-drive vehicles off-road, the guys over at Hot Rod wanted to see how an 800-hp off-road race truck would perform on pavement. On this episode of Hot Rod Unlimited, staff editor Mike Finnegan takes a closer look at Cameron Steele’s Desert Assassin Trophy Truck before Steele tears ...

Video Find: Chevrolet Finds New Roads in Ad With 2014 Corvette, Impala

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Whether you love it or hate it, Chevrolet’s “Find New Roads” ad campaign is in full swing with a new 90-second video featuring the all-new 2014 Corvette and 2014 Impala. Also starring in the ad is the Volt plug-in hybrid, Sonic hatchback, Spark city car, and a robotic dog. First we see the robotic dog chasing ...

Teased: Best Driver’s Car Week Preview Video Released

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Best Driver’s Car Week is coming. You’ve seen a breakdown of all nine contenders; now check out our video teaser of what will definitely be another legendary competition. The video shows off the nine contenders at this year’s Best Driver’s Car – the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, Ford Shelby GT500, Jaguar XKR-S, Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4, McLaren ...

Hot Rod Editor Tops 200 MPH in Lingenfelter 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1

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Lingenfelter Performance Engineering became the first tuner to run a 2012 Chevy Camaro ZL1 with a quarter-mile time in the 10s a few weeks ago. Not impressed? Then how about being the first to top 200 mph in a Camaro ZL1? Earlier this week the company announced it did just that with the same car, ...

Flashback Friday: Revisiting The Original World’s Greatest Drag Race

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We finished our Best Driver’s Car program last year with the World’s Greatest Drag Race. Now with more than 8 million views, the video showed our epic drag race comparing 11 of 2011′s best supercars, sports cars, and muscle cars against one another. Just how epic was this drag race? Among the 11 cars were ...

New Chevrolet Volt App Calculates Charging Cost, Total EV Miles Driven

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Soon Chevrolet Volt owners will be able to keep track of more personal driving stats thanks to a new OnStar app called EcoHub. The new app allows Chevrolet Volt owners to calculate charging costs of the Volt’s batteries relative to the total electrical use in the home. Volt owners can use the app to track ...

Big Winner? 1984 Chevy Corvette Most Popular Among Thieves from 1981-2011

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The Chevy Corvette has remained a popular target for thieves for years since it was first introduced in the 1950s. A National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) report now points to the 1984 Corvette as the most-stolen model year of the famous nameplate. From 1981 to 2011, 90,427 Corvettes have been stolen in the U.S. and ...

Hennessey Venom GT Sets 0-186 MPH Acceleration Record (W/Video)

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A 1244-hp Hennessey Venom GT has set an official Guinness World Record for the quickest accelerating production car from 0-186 mph (300 km/h), completing the run in just 13.63 seconds and an unofficial 200 mph acceleration record of 14.1 seconds at Ellington Airport outside of Houstonearlier this month. The official 0-186 mph time was the ...
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