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Happy 60th Birthday Chevrolet Corvette!

On June 30th, 1953, the first Chevy Corvette rolled off the assembly line in Flint, Michigan. Since that time, over 1.5 million Corvettes have been produced.

Sunday marked the 60th birthday for Chevy’s iconic sports car.

The Chevrolet Corvette first made a public appearance at the 1953 General Motors Autorama in New York City on Jan 30th. That event sparked a limited production of 300 1953 Chevrolet Corvettes.

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Performance Numbers Released for 2014 Corvette Stingray

Chevrolet has released the official performance numbers for the 2014 Corvette Stingray Z51, and just like the car’s exterior styling, the numbers are going to impress.

The all-new Corvette with the Z51 Performance Package is capable of achieving 0-60 in a rapid 3.8 seconds. It can brake from 60-0 in only 107 ft, and sustain 1.03 g in cornering grip.

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2014 Chevy SS Starting Price Announced

The 2014 Chevrolet SS will come with an initial price tag of $43,475*, according to Chevrolet’s official website.

The starting price fetches a Chevrolet SS that comes fully loaded with items, including a powerful V8 engine and a generous offering of luxury features.

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GM Engineer Talks About Upcoming Chevy Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel

Mike Siegrist, Assistant Chief Engineer for the Chevy Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, sat talked with Automotive News about the upcoming model.

The discussion included fuel-efficiency of Chevy’s diesel engine, attracting American consumers to an unfamiliar technology, and challenging Volkswagen’s status as the champion of diesel cars in America.

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2014 Corvette Stingray Will Produce Record-Setting 460 Horsepower

The numbers are in.

The 2014 Corvette Stingray with Chevy’s all-new LT1 6.2L V-8 is officially certified at 460 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque.

These numbers are for a 2014 Corvette equipped with the available performance exhaust system.

Without the sandard exhaust, the still cranks out 455 horsepower and maintains the 460 lb-ft of torque.

GM says these numbers are the highest output for a standard equipped Corvette.

The engine is also expected to deliver 26 mpg.

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Chevy Camaro ZL1 Named Auto Magazine 2013 All Star

The Chevy Camaro ZL1 was named an Automobile Magazine 2013 All Star.

Automobile Magazine clearly laid the qualifications for the awards: anything sold in America that was available for testing during the fall of 2012. Exotic cars excluded. No score sheets, just 16 editors and contributors touting innumerable opinions.

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Chevy Spark EV Will Be Among Lowest Priced Electric Vehicles

The Chevy Spark EV is going to be one of the best priced electric vehicles on the market.

General Motors has announced that the Spark EV will roll in at a starting price of $27,995.

Take into account the $7,500 federal tax credit, and the Chevy Spark EV is available for less than $20,000!

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2014 Chevy Impala Has Arrived

The 2014 Chevy Impala has arrived! We’ve been waiting for months for this redesigned Chevy sedan, and now it’s here for Cedar Rapids and Iowa City drivers.

This car is refreshed inside and out, but the first thing you’ll notice is the sleek design that makes the 2014 Chevy Impala standout.

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The 2014 Chevy Spark EV Gets Segment Leading 82 Miles on One Charge

The 2014 Chevy Spark EV is setting a new standard in retail electric vehicles, with an unprecedented 82 miles of range when fully charged, and an EPA-estimated 119 MPGe fuel-economy equivalent.

According to GM, the 2014 Chevy Spark EV can save its owners up to $9,000 in fuel costs over a five-year period.

The 2014 Spark’s range is just another example of how Chevrolet offers industry leading technology and performance for every segment.

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Chevy Spark’s Electric Motor Being Built in the USA

18 months ago, Chevy announced that it would produce electric motors in the U.S.

Now that promise has been fulfilled.

Production of electric motors destined for the Chevy Spark has begun at the Baltimore Operations plant in White Marsh, Maryland.

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