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Lauren Hargrove Freelancer

Lauren is a freelance writer with experience working for several enthusiast publications. She has a strange fondness for black primer, and proudly refuses to paint her '65 Mustang Fastback or the '61 Lincoln Continental. Drag racing has always been a hobby of Lauren's - actually more like an addiction.


Love them or hate them, wide body kits have been around for a long time and are not likely to die off. Occasionally, one will stick out from the crowd with the distinction of not looking atrocious thanks to have some striking styling features that hopefully will not end up looking dated ten years down the road.

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As the anitfreeze green C6 basks in the radioactive glow, the 26-inch rims continue to spin giving the illusion of rolling big and possibly inspiring motion sickness in the elderly, small children or anyone who does not have the “proper appreciation” for a donked Corvette.

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With the 24-volt Corvette’s ability to drift around the yard, the potential for injury is likely to increase on paved surfaces, but that is what makes childhood so memorable, right?

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Just remember that neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night nor Velocity Yellow C6 Corvettes will stay these couriers from the swift delivery of bills, foreclosure notices and junk mail.

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Drinking and driving tempts fate, but occasionally the driver will get “lucky” and make it home without crashing, ending up in jail or killing anyone. Unfortunately, poor choices like drinking and driving can have deadly consequences not only for the driver, but passengers or others.

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Three students, along with their automotive instructor Bryce Bond, demonstrated their automotive restoration talents with an entry at a local car show. Bond came up with the idea to restore retired Sahuarita Unified School District superintendent Jay St. John’s 1961 Corvette convertible for a class project.

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Bruce Springsteen’s 1960 C1 Corvette and some 150 other items belonging or relating to “The Boss” will be on display at the National Constitution Center through September 3, 2012.

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Before anyone jumps on the sexist bandwagon, the Powder Puff Mechanics Seminar at the National Corvette Museum was originally created for Girl Scouts. According to the Bowling Green Daily News the NCM is now giving girls and women the opportunity to learn about cars at the Powder Puff Mechanics Seminar.

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Corvettes and big rigs are never a good combination, but a South Florida man is lucky to be alive after his C5 Corvette had a run in with a big rig.

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Typically, Wrecked Vette Wednesday highlights the aftereffects of bad judgement, overconfidence, or a driver simply getting in over his or her head. In this case, though, a genuine medical crisis led to a trio of wrecked Chevys, but the silver lining is that it appears everyone involved will be OK…

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You just won the big game and received the MVP award, and with it, a brand new car! But it’s a Chevy, and you’ve been helping sell Toyotas for years… Awkward! Do you handle the pressure of receiving the gift gracefully, or do you pull a douche move and leave without the keys…

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Remember, kids – it’s positive to positive, negative to frame ground. As we see in this week’s episode of WVW, getting the wires crossed while attempting a jump start can be catastrophic…

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Taste when it comes to cars is a matter of individual preference, but when we look at this custom C4 Corvette, the only “taste” we get is ketchup and mustard. Hot dog on a stick, anyone?

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There are a lot of ways to judge the relative merits of two different new cars. But of course, the main question on a modern consumer’s mind when weighing the differences between a pair of potential purchases is, “how long of a stripe can I lay down?”

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Here’s to you, Driving-a-Corvette-in-Flip-Flops-in-the-Snow-Guy! You’re a Real Man of Genius! At least you had the good sense not to get stuck in the Taco Bell drive through…

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Chris Yeager, a Lieutenant in East Whiteland Police Department stated that Jorge Garcia, the driver of the black C5 was doing approximately twice the legal speed limit of 40 MPH on King Road before plunging off the tarmac.

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