|Chevy Concept Combines Style, High-Tech Performance|
|Chevelle Slammer introduces new LT376/535 crate engine, 4L75-E transmission
LAS VEGAS — Chevrolet's Chevelle Slammer concept combines hot-rod style with modern performance and technology, with the all-new LT376/535 crate engine, controllers and SuperMatic 4L75-E automatic transmission.
'The direct-injected LT376/535 is the newest and one of the most technologically advanced crate engines ever from Chevrolet Performance,' said Jim Campbell, GM U.S. vice president of Performance ...[Read more...]|
|The powerhouse of the 124 model series: A highly sought-after young classic: the Mercedes-Benz 500 E|
|Anyone in the know will already be slavering at this model designation: launched in 1990, 25 years ago, the Mercedes-Benz 500 E with V8 engine and subtly muscular body is the top-of-the-range model in the 124 model series - and has long been one of the brand's most desirable 'young classic' models.
A modest appearance, at first glance – this is one side of the Mercedes-Benz 500 E. Only the somewhat more voluminous wings, the slightly lower body and a modified front apron with inset fog lamps ...[Read more...]|
|Chevrolet Performance Expands Connect & Cruise Crate Powertrain Lineup, Introduces 6-Speed Manual for LS Installs|
|Chevrolet Performance has expanded its lineup of industry-exclusive Connect & Cruise crate powertrain systems and added a heavy-duty T56 Magnum six-speed manual designed for LS-engine installations in older vehicles, giving builders more choices to power their project vehicle.
A preview of an upcoming Connect & Cruise system that matches an LS3 engine with the T56 Magnum also debuts at SEMA, in a rolling chassis display that shows all the components, including the controllers. It goes on sale...[Read more...]|
|CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE RIDES AGAIN WITH HOT ROD POWER TOUR®|
|DETROIT – A caravan of Chevrolet high-performance production and concept vehicles will be led by the Hot Wheels® 1967 Camaro Concept at the start of the Hot Rod Power Tour® – the weeklong road trip that kicks off the summer cruising season for thousands of car enthusiasts.
Other production performance cars on the tour include a Camaro ZL1 Convertible, Camaro Hot Wheels® Edition and a Corvette 427 Collector Edition Convertible.
The Power Tour starts this Saturday, June 1, in Arlingto...[Read more...]|
|Mercedes-Benz Honors Top Down Driving In Sunny Amelia Island|
|Florida's sunny weather is creating the perfect back-drop to honor the 50th anniversary of the famed Mercedes-Benz 'Pagoda,' SL which takes center stage during this week's Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, March 8-10, 2013.
The launch of the Mercedes-Benz 230 SL at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1963 caused quite a sensation. Mercedes-Benz had presented the motoring world with this single successor to the extremely successful 300 SL (W198) and 190 SL (W121).
The Daimler-Benz design team a...[Read more...]|