1985 Corvette Takes On European Exotic Sports Cars And Wins

After the initial buzz surrounding the radical fourth generation redesign of the Corvette started to fade buyers started to realize that underneath the long hood of the C4 things were less than impressive. For 1985 Chevy sought to solve this problem by introducing Tuned Port Injection to 'Vette which bumped the… » 4/21/12 4:00pm 4/21/12 4:00pm

What is your favorite performance car of the 1990s?

By 1990 the malaise era was long over and you were able to walk into a car dealership and purchase a variety of different vehicles with legitimate performance potential. Although many cars of the 1990s have since been overshadowed by the more potent vehicles offered in the 2000s, the decade had it's share of great… » 11/05/11 5:00pm 11/05/11 5:00pm

The Jeepvette is what happens when Jeep and Corvette combine

We aren't exactly sure what inspires someone to put a Jeep CJ-7 body and the chassis of a 1984 Corvette, but this is what the mostly finished result looks like. This odd combination is currently on Ebay waiting for someone else who wants a Corvette that looks like a Jeep badly enough to finish up this bizarre project. » 7/24/11 11:00am 7/24/11 11:00am

Caught with the hood up

This multi generational row is missing representitives from the first and second generation of Corvette to be complete. We are glad they are absent, picking a favorite Vette out of this picture is already hard enough.
(Photo Credit: Dok1) » 2/13/11 12:30pm 2/13/11 12:30pm

Want To Watch Hot Rod Magazine Destroy A Corvette?

Last Monday, the staff of Hot Rod magazine towed a 1985 Chevrolet Corvette to Toyota Speedway at Irwindale. They then beat the hell out of it — literally. Predictably, Corvette guys are pissed. » 7/19/10 4:00pm 7/19/10 4:00pm

Peter Max's 36 Vintage Corvettes: The Full Story

In 1989, VH1 gave away 36 vintage Corvettes in a contest. The winner sold those cars to artist Peter Max, who let them rot in a Brooklyn parking garage for twenty years. The cars recently disappeared. This is their story. » 2/15/10 4:00pm 2/15/10 4:00pm

Harlan Charles Shows Us The C4 Corvette ZR1 Active Suspension Prototype

To show off the history behind the 2009 Corvette ZR1 » 8/21/08 2:40pm 8/21/08 2:40pm during our at Milford, GM brought out some 'Vettes. The most interesting one was this 1990 prototype adorned in vents and scoops. Corvette commander says this was a testbed for a complicated and heavy active suspension system that used hydraulics to lean the big…

Aveobots, Roll Out: Chevy Takes Swipe At Transforming Citroen In New…

Whether it's a C4 on top of a parking garage, the same C4 showing off a penchant for ice-skating or a Chinese man just looking to score with the ladies, Citroens like to transform. In fact, so much so they've already been made fun of once before in a faux ad for the 2CV. But now another automaker's getting into the… » 5/18/08 8:30pm 5/18/08 8:30pm

Corvettamino ZR-1 Is Pulling Our Leg, Still Awesome

Who needs a Pontiac G8 ST when you can have a bitchin' camino-ized C4 Corvette ZR-1? Nobody that's who. Fortunately for our still beating hearts, this is not really a ZR-1 turned truck/car — it's an '84 Vette smooshed together with a '91 with custom molds and bodywork to create that smooth Vettamino effect. According… » 5/08/08 11:20am 5/08/08 11:20am

Moms Could Not Resist Its Stare: The Citroen C4 Picasso

Fans of Citroen's odd-duck people haulers, look over here. The new, 5-seat Citr en C4 Picasso MPV broke cover today, capping off months of spy shots, speculation and Nutella-and-banana crepes (for some of us). It's the more compact in the company's line of MPVs, with style cues that reflect the company's "visiospace"… » 1/05/07 8:29am 1/05/07 8:29am

Ad Watch: Citroen Goes Transformer, Redux. Now, With Video!

Those crazy frogs — always coming up with something to get us to love them again. First it was baguettes after WWI — then it was hot chicks with hairy pits after WWII — this time they've helped to quash those robot withdrawal symptoms with those funky-fresh transformin' Citroen C4 ads. Oh yes, our use of the plural… » 6/04/06 1:17am 6/04/06 1:17am

Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Porsche Carrera 4, Part 2

Exterior Design: *****
The 911 s highly-evolved form is a bit like democracy: you love it to the very core of your being, but you re not in love with it. The new gen 911 s Coke-bottle-meets-suppository shape is slightly more emotive, but it s still a sports car in an Armani suit: elegant without drawing attention to… » 10/21/05 11:06am 10/21/05 11:06am

Jalopnik Reviews: 2006 Porsche Carrera 4, Part 1

The Porsche 911 Carrera 4 has been described as the Swiss Army knife of sports cars. Hmmmm. As far as I know, no homicidal maniac has ever practiced his wet work using one of Switzerland s multi-bladed marvels, whereas the new C4 can dissect a twisting road and leave it for dead faster than you can say Benchmade… » 10/19/05 9:28pm 10/19/05 9:28pm