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GM is recalling 426,240 midsize sedans because the shift cable might break. That means that when you put the car into Park, it might actually end up rolling down a hill.
In the past, the large American V8 was considered a symbol of freedom and the open road. But today, the muscly gas guzzlers are vilified as enemies of the future and a road block in the way of the good ship progress.
Car shows! They're all fun and games until somebody shows up, drives like an idiot, and completely trashes his car in front of everyone.
This morning, Chevy held a drive event for the Chevy Spark, the latest and smallest car on the market from the automaker.
After receiving complaints from several police departments that lower control arms had cracked on a number of 2008-2012 police spec Impalas, General Motors pulled the trigger on a recall, offering to replace the lower control arms on more than 36,000 vehicles free of charge.
Just last week, Chevrolet and NASCAR unveiled the Camaro Nationwide car that will be hitting race tracks for the first time next year.
Earlier today, Chevrolet announced that the new Camaro 1LE can do a lap around the Grand Course at Virginia International Raceway in 2:58.34.
In 2010, NASCAR introduced a new car for their minor league Nationwide Series and encouraged the manufacturers to use muscle car bodies.
If you're even half-way good looking, going topless in public is bound to cause a stir. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe custom Monte Carlo is both damn-fine and topless, but will its price leave you unstirred?
Usually when someone decides to turn a car into a truck in the style of an El Camino or a Ranchero, the vehicle they take the sawzall to isn't particularly rare or desirable.
That's the question Trenton New Jersey's Sean Rich asked, as he set upon his 1973 Chevrolet Chevelle. He was already half-way there; the early '70s marked Detroit's most sinister-looking half-decade, with the Chevelle sharing its ominous styling with dead-mobster rides like the Lincoln Continental MkIV, Buick…
If you thought New Yorkers hated muscle cars, you've obviously never looked behind some of those rickety garages in the outer boroughs like Queens, NY. If you did, you'd find more than a few automotive "projects" on the DL.
For Amir Eshel, the new head of Israel's Air Force, the Holocaust is too close for him to accept a Volkswagen staff car. His mother lost a lot of relatives, so despite excellent Israeli-German military relations, Eshel refuses to use a German car. He opted instead for a Chevrolet Malibu.
Brand new ZL1 Camaros don't usually sell at a discount, but when a Virginia Chevrolet salesman crashed a red 2012 model that had already been sold, his colleague got down to brass tacks with a Camaro fan who wasn't too concerned about fixing a $10,000-plus repair bill.
As any enthusiast of
hacked together backyard truck conversions
custom automotive creations in the
style of the El Camino or Ranchero knows, once you start looking there is a surprising abundance of these strange vehicles.
Whether you're an early Corvette fanatic or just someone who stares at the average closed garage and wonders if it is hiding an automotive treasure it's hard not to get excited about the pictures of this recently unearthed 1961 'Vette.