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Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51: 3.8sec 0-100km/h, 12sec quarter mile

Performance figures for the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Z51 have been officially released. Chevrolet says with an optional performance package fitted, its new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is capable of accelerating from 0-100km/h in 3.8 seconds, braking from 100km/h-0 in 32.6m, sustaining a cornering force of 1...

Renault Captur, Chevrolet Trax achieve five-star NCAP safety rating

The Renault Captur and Chevrolet Trax have both earned a maximum five-star safety rating from the European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP), ahead of the new sub-compact SUVs' local arrival in 2014. Due to reach Australian showrooms in the first half of 2014, the Renault Captur scored 88 per cent for adult occupant protection, 79 per cent for child occupant protection, 61 per cent for pedestrian protection and 81 per cent for its safety assist features...

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray: 343kW, 630Nm outputs officially announced

Power and torque figures for the new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray have been officially announced, revealing the highest standard power ratings ever for the US muscle car. Powered by the all-new 6.2-litre LT1 V8 engine, the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has been officially rated as having 339kW of power and 624Nm of torque with the standard exhaust system fitted but as much as 343kW and 630Nm with its optional performance exhaust installed...

Chevrolet Traverse released with industry-first front centre airbag

The 2013 Chevrolet Traverse has been released in the US with a raft of new safety equipment, headlined by the industry's first front centre airbag. Designed to provide additional restraint to drivers and front passengers in far-side impact crashes where the affected occupant is on the opposite, non-struck side of the vehicle, the front centre airbag deploys in milliseconds from the inboard side of the driver’s seat providing added protection for both front occupants...

Chevrolet Camaro SS joins Euro supercars on Dubai Police fleet

A Chevrolet Camaro SS has been added to the Dubai Police force's impressive fleet of fully marked performance patrol cars, marking the first time the American muscle car has been used by police in the Middle East. The addition of the 318kW/567Nm 6...

Chevrolet Corvette Stingray to set pace at Indianapolis 500

The all-new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray will act as Pace Car for this year's Indianapolis 500 at the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway later this month. Leading the pack of open-wheel racers at Round Five of the 2013 IZOD IndyCar Series, the new Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Indianapolis 500 Pace Car will mark a record 12th time the Corvette model has fulfilled the pace-setting role, starting in 1978, and the 24th time a Chevrolet has served as the official Pace Car for the event since 1948...

General Motors apologises for 'racist' Chevrolet Trax commercial

  General Motors is the latest manufacturer in hot water over a controversial commercial, this time drawing ire over a Chevrolet Trax advertisement that was labelled racist by some viewers. The negative attention directed towards the Trax ad centres around its soundtrack; a song called Booty Swing by Austrian DJ Parov Stelar that includes the lyrics “In the land of Fu Manchu” where the girls sing “ching, ching, chop-suey”...

Chevrolet Camaro Z/28: iconic badge returns on track-tuned coupe

The 2014 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 made a surprise appearance at today’s New York auto show, marking a triumphant return for the iconic performance nameplate. Dubbed “the most track-capable Camaro ever”, the new Z/28 teams the design enhancements of the updated 2014 Chevrolet Camaro (also unveiled in New York today) with a host of modifications designed to make it as quick as possible around a racetrack while still street-legal...

2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS teased ahead of New York debut

The first image of the 2014 Chevrolet Camaro SS has been released ahead of its unveiling at next week's New York auto show. The tightly cropped image teases a small section of the 2014 Camaro's front end, revealing a new chrome strip along the upper edge and cleaner lines within the black plastic radiator grille...

2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray heads back to New York City for its homecoming

January 17 in the United States marks the return of the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray to New York City 60 years after its launch at the famed Waldorf Astoria Hotel on January 17, 1953. The occasion will be especially symbolic for the nameplate, with the arrival of the all-new, seventh-generation, 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray coming directly from its debut appearance at the Detroit Motor Show...

2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Laps Nuburgring in 7:41.27

The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 has set a Nuburgring lap time of 7:41.27, a good 40 seconds faster than the standard Camaro SS. Chevrolet says the car was driven by engineer Aaron Link and carried no performance enhancements on top of the standard ZL1. The laptime around the infamous track (which measures 20...