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How things work: 2017 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 DSSV Shocks

The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 is equipped with a laundry list of specialty off-road hardware designed to make the truck unstoppable in any terrain. Among its locking front and rear axles, body-protecting rock sliders, and other specialty equipment, there’s plenty to highlight, but today we’re going to focus on its most noteworthy feature: Multimatic Dynamic Suspensions Spool Valve (DSSV) shock absorbers. …

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Check Out the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1’s Super Tall Hood

Late last year, we heard that the Chevrolet Corvette would get a new DOHC V8, dubbed the LT5, at some point in 2018. We guessed this engine might end up in the Corvette ZR1, which in the 1990s, also featured a DOHC also wearing the LT5 name. This ZR1 convertible test mule seems to indicate that our guess was accurate. …

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GMC Wins Most Refined Brand for Fourth Consecutive Year

This past week, GMC won Kelley Blue Book’s 2017 Brand Image Award for Most Refined Brand, and it wasn’t the first time. It’s the fourth year in a row GMC has earned the award, as it continues to earn praise for its premium trucks and SUVs from new vehicle buyers. This kind of 3rd party recognition represents another tool that …

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The New Hennessy Camaro is Like No Camaro Ever Before.

The Dodge Challenger SRT Demon makes its debut next week, but John Hennessey is has stolen its thunder with a Camaro like never before. He’s doing it with the Exorcist, a Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 making 1000 horsepower with a 6.2-liter supercharged V8. That’s a 450 horsepower more than a stock ZL1, which to be clear, is a seriously quick car. …

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5 Cars That Paved the Way for the Mid-Engined Corvette

This is prime time for Corvette fans as the first ever mid-engined Corvette is heading our way. Read about the 5 cars that lead up to the final creation of the mid-engined Corvette below. 1960 CERV I Following a dismal DNF at the 1957 Sebring Grand Prix, Corvette patron saint Zora Arkus-Duntov concluded that the “heat source” (his expression for …

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The Engine for the 2018 Chevrolet Corvette Has Just Been Leaked

American muscle plays in a league of its own, and the 2018 Corvette has just stepped up the game. It was revealed today by internal GM documents that a dual-overhead-cam engine is headed to the 2018 Corvette, GM Authority said. The documents, which have since been removed from the internet, point to a 6.2-liter aluminum block DOHC engine with GM …

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Chevrolet and Buick Climb in Consumer Reports

Buick becomes first U.S. brand to crack top 3 reliability rankings by Consumer Reports while Cruze earns prestigious Consumer Reports “Recommended” status. We are delighted to share that yesterday it was announced that Buick became the first U.S. brand to crack top 3 reliability rankings by Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports reliability report the Chevrolet Cruze has been promoted to “Recommended”. …

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2017 GMC Canyon Now With 308 Horsepower

GM announced specs for the 2017 Chevrolet Colorado last week, and now the automaker has details on its sister truck, the 2017 GMC Canyon. Not surprisingly, the GMC version gets many of the same mechanical updates as the Colorado, including a revised 3.6-liter V-6 and new eight-speed automatic transmission, but the Canyon also receives a new All Terrain X trim …

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2017 Chevrolet Colorado: New Eight-Speed Automatic, and More Horsepower!

The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado receives a new eight-speed automatic and a few updates to its 3.6-liter V-6 engine. The truck goes on sale in the fourth quarter of this year. The new eight-speed auto, replacing a six-speed, weighs about the same as its predecessor but features a wider 7.0 overall gear ratio spread. Chevrolet says this results in a numerically …

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The New 2017 Camaro ZL1 and 1LE: Lighter and Cheaper than a Hellcat.

Combining track performance with the comfort and class of a daily driver. The 2017 ZL1, the most powerful production Camaro ever, and the track designed 1LE are designed with performance as the main priority. Whether on the open road or track, the stimulating performance will get the adrenaline flowing, and keep your wallet happy with great prices. “The Camaro ZL1 …