Admittedly, I’ve never ridden in a 10 second car before, and this was even my first time to ride in a supercharged LS powered car. But it’s safe to say that St. John’s beastly black C5 has made a believer out of me….
by Clifton Klaverweiden on May 14, 2012
Meet Melissa Hayes; a bit of tom boy and girly girl mixed into a sweet and sassy package, Melissa was an absolute kick to have on our photoshoot. That’s probably because she was nice enough to laugh at our jokes.
At 76 years-old, Vic Edelbrock Jr. shows no signs of calling it quits. Recently we got the opportunity to sit down and talk with Vic Jr. about the early days of Edelbrock, his father, and the current state of motorsports. Read the exclusive interview here.
by Lindsey Fisher on May 1, 2012
The C7 is an important milestone for the Corvette. It is, after all, the next generation of America’s favorite sports car. But, with all the hype we’ve been seeing lately, most of which is merely exercises in guesstimation, we’re kind of over the new model. More renderings of the model continue to surface, however
It’s no secret we’re in love with the 5th gen Corvette, but this one is something special. 7 liters of C5R under the hood, with a Vortech supercharger to supply boost, it delivers more than 900 horsepower to the crank, runs 180 in the half-mile, and still can take you anywhere you need to go in comfort and style.
by Paul Huizenga on March 27, 2012
How do you make the best even better? With more power, of course… In the case of this particular Z06, that extra bump is provided by an Edelbrock E-Force supercharger system, which is only fitting because the car is Vic Edelbrock, Jr.’s personal ride…
The innovative team at Accessible Technologies Inc., the name behind the ProCharger supercharger brand, opened their doors to the powerTV team, allowing us a virtually all-access look inside the design, manufacturing, and assembly process that goes into their self-contained supercharger systems.
by Chris Demorro on March 8, 2012
The C6 Chevy Corvette is long overdue for a replacement, and it’s coming. Just not fast enough for the ravenous auto journalists who latch on to every rumor about the next-generation Corvette. By getting everyone all hyped up, are these journalists setting themselves and their audiences up for disappointment?
by Kevin Shaw on March 5, 2012
We visit American Racing to see how the legendary hot rod wheel manufacturer went about creating possibly the single-most iconic drag racing and muscle car wheel in the industry and how they’re continuing to make new legendary designs.
by Andrew Wolf on February 27, 2012
The team at Jet-Hot recently opened the doors to their corporate offices and primary coating facility in Burlington, N.C. to powerTV, allowing us to take an all-access tour of the coating facility and its intricate processes, allowing us to share with you what goes on behind closed doors.
by Andrew Wolf on February 3, 2012
Recently, the good folks at AFCO Racing Products and Dynatech invited us to tour their manufacturing facilities to get a behind-the-scenes look at – and share with our readers – something that most will never get to see.
Holley long ago established itself as a maker of popular carburetors, but they’ve also developed a number of great LS engine products. We interviewed the President of Holley, Tom Tomlinson, regarding their vast product offerings for the LS-series of engines and what future LS products Holley has up its sleeves.
by Chris Demorro on January 14, 2012
The 1963 Corvette split window is regarded by man as the best-looking Corvette ever. But add a ZR1 drivetrain, a supple bison-leather interior, and unrelenting attention to detail, and you have what may be the most-perfect Pro-Touring car ever built.
Do you have a favorite Corvette? Is there an option that presses your button? Two stalwarts of the hobby published their own books that should tell you all you need to know about your favorite year (and then some). Those books are The Corvette Black Book and Mike Yager’s Corvette Bible.
by Rick Seitz on December 26, 2011
What’s hotter, classic Chevy iron or the fuel injected, high tech wizardry of today? Occasionally you have those who are on the fence, arguing the case for each subject, but no matter what, there’s always going to be the debate on whom or what was better. What’s my personal opinion? Both!
by Lauren Hargrove on December 24, 2011
Santa’s elves are loading up the sleigh with treats for good little girls and boys, but for the bowtie lover I am focusing my Christmas list on what I want from GM. Since the song covers 12 days of Christmas, this list is going to be contain the dozen things I want to wake up find under or near my tree…
Smith admitted that he would much rather drive his Corvette than sit all day at a car show; his ’69 is remarkably clean and features a few custom touches that make it truly personal for him and his family. There is something to be said for a beautiful car that is actually driven on the streets and enjoyed.
No, not all late-’80s G-body Malibu’s have been turned into three-wheel dippin’ low riders. While seeing one sitting on a set of 1,000-spoke Dayton’s is pretty cool, throwing one down at the drag strip or during an open-track event won’t net you the greatest return.
by John Gibson on December 9, 2011
While walking the 2011 PRI show we stumbled across the Penske Racing Shocks booth and found Corvette Racing’s #4 Compuware Corvette. Corvette Racing’s Vettes have captured two of the last three checkered flags at the 24 Hours of LeMans. Read more about this impressive ride here.
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CV Products’ booth was stuffed full of every racers dream parts, components, and tools. Trust us, it was standing room only and it was only natural that we gravitated towards their epic line of do-all race parts. This year, CV Products was taking the show by storm.