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April 11, 2014

  • from Autocar

    Open-top Corvette gets at least 625bhp for its public debut, ahead of limited sales beginning in the UK in 2015 The new Chevrolet Corvette Z06 convertible will make its world debut at the New York motor show later this week. It’s the open-top sibling to the Z06 coupe, which was shown in Detroit earlier this year.This is the first fully-developed convertible version of the modern, hardcore-performance Corvette, but it isn’t the first soft-top Z06. In 1963, the Z06 package was first offered on...

April 8, 2014

  • from Autocar

    New trim and cylinder deactivation tech for Seat Ibiza; Corvette 8-spd auto announced; New Dodge Challenger and Charger for New York show reveal The new Seat Ibiza FR Edition will be offered with cylinder deactivation technology. Mated to a 138bhp 1.4-litre TSI engine, Seat claims no compromise in performance and reductions of 12.2mpg and 30g/km. The FR Edition, available in SC and five-door bodystyles, costs from £15,920 adds a range of cosmetic upgrades over the standard FR.The Corvette...

April 6, 2014

April 4, 2014

  • from Autocar

    An affordable Alfa sports car takes to the stand this week — does the idea of a sleek twin-cam coupé appeal, or is it two cylinders short of a picnic? Last week's Chevrolet Corvette C4 ZR-1, despite its record-breaking heritage and exotic powerplant, was left for dead in the water by the majority of you.It might have packed the right kind of punch, but its dated looks and perceived non-European fit and finish meant that most would still rather opt for the slower and more costly Porsche...

March 24, 2014

March 21, 2014

  • from Autocar

    A brief drive in Alfa Romeo's all-new rear-engined flagship sports car raises some interesting questions Ever since Alfa announced that it was going to build a rear-engined sports car that made extensive use of carbonfibre, I’ve been fascinated to find out what it was actually like.After all, it was a dramatic move. Alfa’s range was at a low ebb, with just the four-year-old Giulietta and six-year-old Mito occupying its ranks. A model like the 4C would endow the brand with some refreshed cachet...

March 14, 2014

  • from Auto123

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier will hit the big screen on April 4th, and the list of superheroes in that movie also includes a few GM products. Steve Rogers aka Captain America (Chris Evans) will drive a Blue Metallic Chevrolet Silverado 1500, and spend time in The Black Widow's (Scarlett Johansson) custom Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Black Widow Bows. The latter recently wowed fans at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show. A new character named Sam Wilson aka The Falcon (Anthony Mackie) will be...

March 8, 2014

March 6, 2014

  • from Auto123

    Chevrolet is reportedly raising the U.S. prices for its Corvette Stingray coupe and convertible, including the Z51 package. These hikes won't affect customers who have already placed an order, however. The company says that demand now far exceeds its initial forecasts, especially when it comes to the Z51, so it had no choice but to sell the Corvette Stingray at a higher price. In the U.S., the coupe will go from $51,000 to $53,000 (Z51: $57,000), while the convertible will jump to $58,000...

March 2, 2014

  • from Autocar

    High-performance version of Cadillac's CTS to feature supercharged 6.2-litre V8 and distinctive new styling The next-gen version of the high-performance Cadillac CTS-V has been spotted undergoing tests for the first time.Visible are dramatic cosmetic changes to the nose, compared to the CTS, on which it is based, although it is not clear if these will reach production.The spy shots have further revealed the car's quad exhaust tips and notable power bulge, which confirm that this is a CTS-V and...
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