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Holden: new V8 sports car "will blow your socks off"

With the end of local Commodore production a little over a year away, there has been a good deal of uncertainty about which model in GM's global stable will debut as the hero performer in the Holden line-up...

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2018 Chevrolet Corvette to be mid-engined, could spawn EV variant - report
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2018 Chevrolet Corvette to be mid-engined, could spawn EV variant - report

The current C7 Chevrolet Corvette may only be a few years into its life cycle, but there is already talk of big changes for the upcoming C8 Corvette in 2018 - most notably a switch to a mid-engined layout. For six decades, the Corvette has been a front-engined, V8 muscle car...


VLF Automotive Force 1: Dodge Viper-based V10 muscle car revealed in Detroit
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VLF Automotive Force 1: Dodge Viper-based V10 muscle car revealed in Detroit

The VLF Force 1 revealed today is the first bespoke supercar from the company calling itself “America’s newest, smallest and priciest OEM”. Touted as the “only American supercar without excuses”, the VLF Force 1 is a Dodge Viper-based muscle car with an 8.4-litre V10 engine shoehorned into a carbon-fibre body penned by former Aston Martin and BMW designer, turned entrepreneur, Henrik Fisker...


Corvette E-Ray trademark surfaces: hybrid hero coming?
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Corvette E-Ray trademark surfaces: hybrid hero coming?

General Motors may be preparing to join its European rivals in developing an electrified sports hero, according to records discovered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Audi has been prototyping an all-electric R8-inspired e-tron supercar since 2009, and Mercedes-Benz revealed the special SLS AMG E-Cell in 2011...


Chevrolet Corvette C7-R Special Edition : 2015 LA Auto Show
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Chevrolet Corvette C7-R Special Edition : 2015 LA Auto Show

Want to stand out from the rest of the Corvette crowd? The 2016 Corvette Z06 C7-R Edition adds more speed and aggressive styling.  ...


Corvette Stingray Review : Drop top in the California Canyons
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Corvette Stingray Review : Drop top in the California Canyons

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is up there with the best of them when it comes to good ole’ fashioned American icons, right alongside the likes of the Empire State and the Star Spangled Banner. With a history spanning 62-years, the seventh-generation Stingray is a stunning looking machine. The new design bears the Stingray name, last used in 1976 for the third-generation vehicle...


Chevrolet Corvette chief engineer denies switch to mid-engine layout
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Chevrolet Corvette chief engineer denies switch to mid-engine layout

The chief engineer of the Chevrolet Corvette has gone on the record to deny rumours about a switch to a mid-engine layout for the next-generation car. Tadge Juechter, chief engineer for the Chevrolet Corvette, was this week's special guest on the Autoline After Hours online TV show...


Holden Ute: pumped Aussie test mule for next-gen mid-engine Corvette spied
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Holden Ute: pumped Aussie test mule for next-gen mid-engine Corvette spied

A mid-engined Holden SS V ute to mark the end of production? We wish. What you see here is, according to US publication Car and Driver, an early prototype of a mid-engined Corvette C8 rumoured to be in the pipeline for the US brand's 2017 model year. The (speculated) early Corvette C8 prototype uses the 5040mm long, 1899mm wide body of the Holden Commodore SS V Ute, which appears to be in VE Series II guise...


Chevrolet Corvette Z06 can do 0-60mph sprint in 2.95 seconds
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Chevrolet Corvette Z06 can do 0-60mph sprint in 2.95 seconds

GM has announced the performance figures for the seventh-generation Chevrolet Corvette Z06 coupe. When fitted with the optional eight-speed automatic transmission and the Z07 performance package, the Z06 can race from 0-60mph (96km/h) in 2.95 seconds. The quarter mile (402m) dash takes just 10.95 seconds, at the end of which the car is running at 204km/h...


Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Silverado sweep 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards
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Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, Silverado sweep 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards

The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and Silverado have swept the 2014 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACOTY) awards. The double win is a first for the bowtie brand, and the first clean sweep for General Motors since the Saturn Aura and the previous-generation Silverado were victorious in 2007...


Chevrolet Corvette Stingray debuts performance video and data recorder
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Chevrolet Corvette Stingray debuts performance video and data recorder

The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will be available with a new ‘Performance Data Recorder’ (PDR), giving enthusiasts the ability to video and analyse their time behind the wheel. Shown for the first time at this week's 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Chevrolet says the Corvette Stingray's PDR technology is an industry-first example of a fully integrated telemetric system that enables drivers to record their driving session in high-definition video...


Korres Project 4: 7.0L Corvette heart for Greek supercar
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Korres Project 4: 7.0L Corvette heart for Greek supercar

A one-off Greek supercar dubbed the Korres Project 4 is set to be unleashed at a motorsport event in its homeland this weekend. Created by architect and designer Dimitris Korres, the Project 4 borrows its 377kW/637Nm 7.0-litre 'LS7' V8 from the Chevrolet Corvette Z06, which catapults the low-slung sports car's 1600kg mass from 0-100km/h in 3...


GM powers up new Corvette V8 powerplant
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GM powers up new Corvette V8 powerplant

General Motors has revealed the next-generation V8 powerplant that will propel the upcoming 2014 Chevrolet Corvette, guaranteeing more horsepower, more torque and significantly better fuel economy. The 6.2-litre LT1 V8 represents the most significant redesign in the small block’s nearly 60-year history with the addition of several technologies bringing the engine into the 21st century...