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Chevrolet Camaro to take on revamped Mustang in 2022 V8 Supercars season

The once classic Holden versus Ford battle is entering its next chapter, as Chevrolet steps into void with the Camaro joining the Supercars Championship grid for the 2022 season. The Chevrolet Camaro will face off against a new-look Ford Mustang, which will be adapted to suit a new 'Gen3' control chassis...

These old car seats are selling for $126,000

A set of worn-out car seats are up for sale in the United States for the steep sum of USD$90,000 (AUD$126,466) thanks to their title as "the first Corvette seats ever made". The seats were originally installed in the 1952 EX-52 Project Opel, or 'Cougar' – one of the first iterations of the Chevrolet Corvette as we know it today...

Five exotic classics currently for sale in Australia

It has been well documented that the price of used cars has risen during the pandemic, following a shortage of new cars due to production delays caused by the coronavirus crisis – and a surge in the number of workers moving away from public transport to avoid being infected with COVID-19. However, some truly exotic machinery is up for grabs if your budget stretches that far...

2021 Chevrolet Corvette shows off its right-hand drive form – UPDATE

UPDATE: Following the early September appearance of the new Chevrolet Corvette in right-hand-drive form, the newly established GM Specialty Vehicles has begun teasing its Australian launch for the new mid-engined hero on its Instagram page. The company is no closer to confirming exact timing for the Corvette's launch, but a late 2021 date is expected...

Every car leaving the Australian market in 2020 – UPDATE

It's been a big year for automotive in 2020, with the exit of Holden, the cancellation of international motor shows and the Australian Grand Prix due to coronavirus, and the steady decline of new car sales. In a challenging climate, it's perhaps unsurprising that carmakers are reducing their ranges, discontinuing under-performers and replacing older models with hybrids, electric cars or new creations altogether...

Uber pushes to electrify service with help from Renault, Nissan, and GM

Uber has pledged to make its fleet of cars carbon neutral, however concedes this process will likely take two decades. A spokesperson for Uber told CarAdvice the company is “committing to become a fully zero-emission platform by 2040, with 100 per cent of rides taking place in zero-emission vehicles, on public transit, or with micro-mobility”...

Holden Special Vehicles, Walkinshaw Automotive Group appoint new boss as GMSV ramps up

Holden Special Vehicles and the Walkinshaw Automotive Group have appointed a new boss, Joel Stoddart, as the company prepares to broaden its engineering business across multiple brands and ramp up production for General Motors Specialty Vehicles (GMSV)...

General Motors has just built its 1.75-millionth Corvette

The 1,750,000th Chevrolet Corvette has rolled off the production line, marking another milestone for the iconic American sport scar. The first-ever Corvette – white with red interior – roared into life on 30 June, 1953 and now 67 years later, the 1.75 millionth Corvette is also finished in Arctic White with a red leather interior, an homage to that very first Corvette...

GMSV confirmed, Corvette coming 2021

US car giant General Motors will retain a presence in Australia with a range of specialist vehicles including the Chevrolet Silverado pick-up and Corvette sports-car from the US, Holden has confirmed today. The new General Motors Specialty Vehicles operation will be established by the end of this year, as the Holden brand is retired...

Now is the time for more full-size US trucks to be made available in Australia

Close your eyes and you can hear it. It’s coming from everywhere. Even the merest mention of a US pick-up and the whining starts. You know what I mean, the high-pitched baying… “They’re too big!” “Who needs one?” “How ridiculous!” “Why would you want to drive something that big?” “Clogging up city streets in your silly big truck...

Electric Corvette: fresh rumours after E-Ray badge is trademarked again

Is General Motors about to announce a hybrid or electric version of the Chevrolet Corvette called the E-Ray? First trademarked in 2015, the US car giant has filed another trademark application for the E-Ray badge according to GM Inside News, suggesting a hybrid or electric version of the sports car could be just around the corner...