Although the winter season means no racing and rarely driving your performance car here in Colorado, Dragon Pro Street Engineering, a local performance shop, is changing the idea of a miserable winter into an exciting time to modify cars for the good weather to come. But this isn’t just your ordinary shop…
by Dennis Pittsenbarger on May 29, 2013
With carbon fiber construction, LS7 power, and US design and construction, the Falcon F7 is a true American supercar on par with the best Europe has to offer. We got to spend some time with Falcon CEO Jeff Lemke and get the inside story behind this striking new exotic.
by Rick Seitz on May 14, 2013
Kurt Urban has been the go-to guy for some of the most prominent LS builds known to mankind. We recently got him to slow down just long enough to give us some insight into where he’s been, and where he’s going next…
by Rick Seitz on April 18, 2013
Every year on the Friday following Thanksgiving, millions of people in this country camp out in front of their local department store or mall to take advantage of the apparent “good deals” to kick off the Christmas shopping season. Since we’re not interested in it, we decided to shoot this killer Z06 instead.
by Clifton Klaverweiden on March 29, 2013
In the early 1960′s, a team of GM engineers built five secret Corvettes to take on Shelby’s Cobras, and those cars are now among the most legendary Corvettes of all time. Step inside to check out our feature on Fred Garvin’s awesome Mongoose Motorsports Grand Sport replica, complete with modern LS1 power…
by Nigel Dobbie on March 19, 2013
With two hours to go, ex-Corvette Racing driver Olivier Beretta in the Risi Ferrari 458 led by just over a minute from the recovering #4 Corvette with Oliver Gavin at the wheel. Tommy Milner took over for the final stints with still more than 30 seconds to find in the last hour…
by Paul Huizenga on March 7, 2013
Publishing titan Robert E. Petersen founded the museum with the intention of creating a very different sort of experience for car lovers, and no matter what the current theme might be, a visit to the Petersen is worth taking time for as a part of any visit to SoCal.
by Lindsey Fisher on February 27, 2013
When it comes to Corvettes, you can’t go wrong with the classic C1 body style, especially if you ask Corvette owner Dick Brazzell from Arvada, Colorado. This enthusiast has owned a couple Vettes in his time but always favored the 1959-1960 first-gens, and his ’60 show car is a testament to why.
by Rick Tavel on February 11, 2013
January is a hot month for car collectors, with multiple high-profile auctions going on across the country. But behind the stage lights, TV coverage, and million dollar cars, the world of collector car auctions is still a place where it’s possible to find the right ride for the right price, if you know the game.
by Clifton Klaverweiden on February 6, 2013
Does the new Gen V small-block Chevy mean the end of the line for the LS movement? Or will the LS platform remain the max-performance engine of choice as the aftermarket and tuners struggle to crack the more complex ECU of the LT1?
by Diego Rosenberg on January 18, 2013
The designers of this C2-inspired car managed to get the proportions right, giving the Corvette fan mid-year style with all the amenities and safety of a modern Corvette. For lovers of classic Corvette style and modern power, performance, and comfort, this might be the best way to have it all…
When the Corvette was kicking butt and taking names in the SCCA circuit, other manufacturers cried a river and got the Corvette banned from Showroom Stock GT. The Corvette Challenge was created as a response, giving Vette racers and fans alike a series and collectors an interesting C4 from the factory.
by Paul Huizenga on January 14, 2013
Hot on the heels of the 1/13/13 unveiling of the 2014 C7 Corvette, Chevrolet has released a whole gallery of photos and renderings as well as preliminary specifications. Sit back, relax, and take in all the details…
by Rick Tavel on January 10, 2013
The Barrett-Jackson auctions are a must-attend for any true car nut, even if you’re just window shopping and never bid. But how does a first-timer survive the sensory overload with sanity intact? Read on and find out…
by Diego Rosenberg on December 18, 2012
Buying a classic Corvette is always a potential minefield – even beautiful cars can hide the sins of owners past beneath the skin. When Bob and Carrie Frampton discovered their dream ’61 wasn’t 100 percent right, they literally turned it upside down with a complete makeover and modern Corvette running gear.
by Don Creason on December 13, 2012
Your vehicle’s charging system was probably state of the art when it debuted forty plus years ago. Today’s modern components and accessories are often too much for those smaller output systems to keep up. How do you choose the right alternator for your car? Powermaster Performance helps us explain it here
by Rob Kinnan on December 3, 2012
Point at any high-end race car and most car and truck builds, and you’ll be able to find ARP fasteners on it. The team at ARP in California recently invited is in for a tour of their facility, check it out here!
Nineteen seventy-one was a tough year for fans of high performanceat GM. In anticipation of new emissions regulations and unleaded fuel, GM reduced the compression on all its motors, but a few vehicles like the Corvette ended up going out with a bang. Equipped with the LS6/ZR2 package, it was the L88 incarnate.
by Blair Sonnen on November 8, 2012
As part of our ongoing series of editorials penned by aftermarket insiders, we asked Pfadt Race Engineering’s Blair Sonnen about what their game plan is for parts development once the 2014 C7 Corvette is launched. Here’s what he shared with us…
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by Bobby Kimbrough on November 7, 2012
Auto Meter’s new race dash takes a lot of information and displays it in a small area that is easy to view. For a look at this one piece unit that was spawned by NASCAR’s sanctioning body to bring instruments to the next level, read more here: