Chevrolet
Jul 5

Are ‘American’ Vehicles Going Extinct?

The Corvette Stingray is one of only 10 cars to qualify for the annual American-Made Index. (Photo: Chevrolet)

The Corvette Stingray is one of only 10 cars to qualify for the annual American-Made Index. (Photo: Chevrolet)

Want to buy an American car? Better get one while they last.

Only 10 vehicles qualified this year for the annual American-Made Index from Cars.com, and just three of them are from domestic brands.

The Ford F-150 pickup took the top spot for the second year in a row, while the Chevrolet Corvette Stingray came in seventh and the Detroit-built Dodge SRT Viper rounded out the list in tenth.

Jun 30

Corvette museum likely to keep part of sinkhole as tourist attraction

 

A 1993 40th Anniversary Ruby Red Corvette (top) and 2009 "Blue Devil" ZR1 sit inside the sinkhole.

A 1993 40th Anniversary Ruby Red Corvette (top) and 2009 “Blue Devil” ZR1 sit inside the sinkhole before extraction.

A massive sinkhole that swallowed eight prized sports cars at the National Corvette Museum has become such a popular attraction that officials want to preserve it — and may even put one or two of the crumpled cars back inside the hole.

Jun 26

Stolen 1979 Corvette Recovered After 33 Years

This 1979 Chevrolet Corvette was stolen in 1981, and was recovered this year. (Photo: Chevrolet)

This 1979 Chevrolet Corvette was stolen in 1981, and was recovered this year. (Photo: Chevrolet)

It was only two years old when it was stolen, but after 33 years the police have found a Michigan man’s 1979 Chevrolet Corvette nearly 1,000 miles away.

The car’s 71-year-old owner, George Talley, got a call from AAA this past Friday telling him his ‘Vette was in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, WXYZ reports.

Jun 4

Test drive: 2014 Chevy SS like a spacious four-door Camaro

Airplane not included. (Photo: Tom Jensen)

The new 2014 Chevrolet SS is fun to drive, powerful, roomy, and costs around $45,000. Airplane not included. (Photo: Tom Jensen)

The most surprising thing about the all-new 2014 Chevrolet SS isn’t any particular facet or feature of the car itself. Rather, it’s that General Motors built the car at all.

The Australian-built SS is the production version of the car that Chevrolet races in NASCAR. It’s also the first rear-wheel-drive performance sedan Chevrolet has sold in the United States since 1996.

Apr 12

Rick Hendrick purchases first ’15 Z06 Stingray for $1 million

Rick Hendrick was expected to buy

Rick Hendrick was expected to buy the first 2015 Corvette Z06 Stingray, no matter what the cost. When the hammer dropped, the final price had risen all the way up to $1 million. (Photo: Tom Jensen)

It was a Rick Hendrick kind of day: He came, he saw, he bought.

As expected, the championship NASCAR team owner and Chevrolet dealer came to the 12th annual Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Collector Car Auction, where late Saturday afternoon he bought VIN No. 1 of the 2015 Corvette Z06 Stingray for $1 million, all of which will go to the Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of Chevrolet’s favorite charities.