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 Lindsey Fisher on February 27, 2013
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…
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:
by Paul Huizenga on November 7, 2012
Chevrolet pulled out all the stops at the 2012 SEMA show, with Camaro concepts of all descriptions, the last 2012 COPO, and a bunch of performance packages and parts on display.
by Paul Huizenga on November 1, 2012
Instead of a twin turbo big block like his previous ’63, this one gets motivation in the form of a beefed-up supercharged LS9 powerplant sourced from a C6 ZR1, making north of 800 horsepower.
by Paul Huizenga on October 31, 2012
At a show where the vehicles on display range from “awe-inspiring” to “eyesore” and every spot in between, we’d have to say that this classic Corvette reborn with state-of-the-art running gear is subtle enough to keep Y-body purists happy while still being unique and modern.
The whole Power Automedia team is on the ground in beautiful, elegant Las Vegas, Nevada for the 2012 SEMA show, and we will be bringing you highlights and videos all week long as we prowl the miles of aisles here at the convention center. Today was move-in day, and we got a chance to sneak onto the show floor…
by Mary Lendzion on October 18, 2012
We head to Dearborn Heights Michigan, to get inside access to Livernois Motorsports’ massive 36,000 square foot facility. We sat down with Engine Department Supervisor Mike Schropp for the low down on this mechanical Mecca.
by Chris Demorro on October 3, 2012
Almost every car enthusiast has seen at least a few episodes of Speed Racer, that wacky Japanese racing cartoon ‘Mach GoGoGo’ that was dubbed over for American audiences. One man now makes authentic, real-life versions of Speed Racer’s car, the Mach 5, and this is a conversion that goes more than skin deep.
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by Chris Demorro on October 2, 2012
Wes Bird might just be living a charmed life – He’s owned multiple Corvettes, served our country in Afghanistan, and his girlfriend Danielle just happens to be a professional mechanic…