How Automakers Use a WWI-Era Camo Technique to Disguise Prototype Cars

In the early days of modern warfare, ships protected themselves from German U-boats with wild, eye-catching painted patterns called dazzle. The military moved on to new forms of camo decades ago, but for carmakers, dazzle is still the best way to protect prototype cars from being photographed. » 10/17/14 11:50am Friday 11:50am

Spy Shots Of IndyCar's New Aero Kit At COTA

The veil of secrecy surrounding testing activities with IndyCar's new-for-2015 aero kits lasted less than a week. Grainy shots of Chevy's custom bodywork taken from outside the Circuit of The Americas track in Austin, TX., hit the Internet on Tuesday, and based on those images, the first iteration of Pratt & Miller… » 10/15/14 3:35pm 10/15/14 3:35pm

​You Can Accidentally Commit A Felony With The Corvette's Valet Mode

It's not the power or the speed or the driftastic nature of the Corvette Stingray that'll get you into trouble with the law. It's the Performance Data Recorder and the new Valet Mode that – when turned on – records conversations inside the car. In 13 states, that's illegal without consent. » 9/25/14 6:42pm 9/25/14 6:42pm

GM Truck Sales Just Beat Ford F-Series For The First Time This Year

Ford takes every opportunity it can to remind us their F-Series trucks have been the best-selling vehicles in America for more than thirty years, but there's a little more to the story. Between the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra lineups, GM has outsold Ford on full-size trucks in eight of the last 16 years. » 9/08/14 9:55am 9/08/14 9:55am

Why GM Lowering 2015 Silverado & Sierra Tow Ratings Is Such A Big Deal

J2807 is an independent standard for truck towing capacity developed by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Ford, GM, and Ram have promised to adopt this standard for the 2015 model year and GM's just made good; announcing revised ratings for the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and 2015 GMC Sierra. » 6/19/14 3:21pm 6/19/14 3:21pm

New Heads, Turbos And Cams Equal More Powerful IndyCar Engines In 2014

With two years of strong competition between Chevy and Honda under IndyCar's 2.2-liter turbocharged engine formula, planned upgrades for the 2014 season have given both manufacturers some leeway to make more horsepower and torque.

The 2.2-liter displacement remains unchanged, but many items have either been opened for… » 3/24/14 3:01pm 3/24/14 3:01pm

Video: Shredding a Set of Tires in the Chevrolet SS

This is the 2014 Chevrolet SS, also known as the 2008 Pontiac G8 GXP. First it was dead, then it was alive again, but only for cops, and then people begged for it on the internet (where everyone wants what they can't have). So, here it is, alive once more for customers. Is it everything they asked for? » 2/18/14 11:26am 2/18/14 11:26am

Making of an ICON - The Chevy Thriftmaster Truck

After five minutes of talking with Jonathan Ward you can fully grasp the depth of his automotive passion. It's infectious to hear him discuss his love for the aesthetics of a bygone era. The love he has for the masters of industrial design. People like Raymond Loewy get him excited and he perks up in his chair to tell… » 2/10/14 12:31pm 2/10/14 12:31pm

The 2014 C7 Corvette Stingray Configurator is LIVE!

Here ye, hear ye! Boys and Girls! Children of all ages! The Configurator for the 2014 Corvette Stingray is Live! It is still missing some exterior pictures and a few things here and there, but it is live enough to show you some interiors and most importantly, Pricing, Available Trim Packages, Wheel, Color, and a … » 8/28/13 5:48pm 8/28/13 5:48pm

You've Never Seen Anything Like This Corvette Ad Before

We've seen a lot of 1980s weirdness lately here at the Classic Ad Watch studios, with especially strong showings from both the Japanese and the French. Now, though, I think it's time for a little love, American-style. Meet the 1984 Chevrolet Corvette, with its very patriotic special brand of oddity. » 7/27/13 9:00am 7/27/13 9:00am